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QuizRR impact assessment by Raoul Wallenberg Institute

Blog post   •   Nov 22, 2018 09:56 CET

Through the Impact Assessment for Axfoundation, QuizRR have gained valuable insight and knowledge on how the training with QuizRR Rights and Responsibilities has been conducted and perceived. Especially what impact the gained knowledge has had on people's lives, attitudes and actions as well as insight regarding the increased complexity and issues for brands operating in China. The recommendations made in the report are much appreciated, with most of the highlighted issues already addressed or in the process of being addressed.

- The study shows increased knowledge in important issues such as fire safety, health, maternity leave, overtime regulations and dialogue. In order to further enhance real change QuizRR has developed training modules for deeper knowledge on workplace dialogue, wage management, ethical recruitment and involuntary work, as well as a blended learning set up, where we work with face to face and digital training in combination, explains Sofie Nordström, Co-Founder QuizRR.

The way forward - Going beyond audit
Business relations can and should be used as a driver for long-term improvement. Real change starts with building knowledge and raising awareness, transforming attitudes and actions, strategies and systems. Collaborations, between businesses and other stakeholders, such as NGO's, union and experts is essential to create sustainable change.

By November 2018, QuizRR are working with more than 250 factories and close to 60 global brands, having trained over 86 000 employees at all levels in factories in China, Bangladesh and Mauritius. We have formed relevant partnerships with InitiativetEtisk Handel (IEH), Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), Solidaridad, CCR CSR, Just Solutions. The digital format adds reach, scale, measurability and sustainability to our partners training programs.

About the report
The assessment was commissioned by Axfoundation, which since 2015 has supported the use of QuizRRs digital trainings among companies in the Axel Johnson Group (Åhléns, Kicks, Filippa K, Axfood, AxInter), all of them with suppliers in China.

The report was conducted by Malin Oud, Director of RWI’s China Office and Team Leader of Economic Globalisation and Human Rights together with Liang Xiaohui, Chief Researcher at Office for Social Responsibility of China National Textile and Apparel Council and Adjunct Professor at Peking University Law School.

Summary of the report is available here: Executive summary

The full report is available here: QuizRR Impact Assessment

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