In November 2000 SOMO (Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations) and the international secretariat of the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) started a one-year project called “European Initiatives on Monitoring and Verification of Codes of Conduct in the Garment and Sportswear Industry.” This project will examine five national-level initiatives on the monitoring and verification of codes of conduct that have started in the Netherlands, UK, Sweden, Franc e, and Switzerland in recent years. In these initiatives, companies, business federations, trade unions, and NGOs are cooperating within different frameworks, amongst others through pilot projects, in order to gain practical experience in the field of implementation, monitoring, and verification of an agreed-upon set of social standards.

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