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Dan Rees

Director of Better Work, International Labour Organization


Dan Rees is the Director of Better Work, a partnership between the United International Labour Organisation and the International Finnce Coprporation that brings together government, employers, workers and international buyers to improve working conditions and competitiveness in the global garment and footwear industry. Better Work is currently operational in 8 countries and engages around 1100 factories employing over 1.3 million people.

From 1999-2010 Dan was the first Director of the Ethical Trading Initiative and spearheaded its growth from start up to a field leader wth respected international reputation in ethical trade in global supply chains. He is a leading expert on this aspect of corporate and has advised numerous governments international organisations and leading companies on best practice in improving working conditions in supply chains.