Harmony is what those of us with roles to play in modern supply chains have been seeking for the past two decades, particularly when it comes to the issue of social compliance audits.

This paper proposes a new approach to social compliance in the post-pandemic world, one based on a handful of specialized, professional, independent organizations providing a menu-of-options for the supply chain as a whole instead of having duplicative proprietary programs. It also calls upon those independent organizations to work together in concert to be more efficient when it comes to where existing expertise and coverage lie.