Scott Nova is the founding Executive Director of the Worker Rights
Consortium (WRC), a non-profit organization that investigates working
conditions in factories around the world producing goods for the US
market. The WRC promotes compliance with internationally recognized
labor standards on behalf of more than 175 universities and colleges and
is the only factory monitoring organization operating on a global level
that accepts no funding from industry. A public interest advocate for
more than twenty years, Nova is a specialist on international trade,
labor rights and corporate accountability issues and has written and
spoken widely on these subjects. For additional information on the
Worker Rights Consortium, go to