SA 8000

SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY

SA 8000 is a certifiable standard management system based on ISO standards. It is also the first social ethical standard. It encourages organizations to develop, maintain and apply socially acceptable practices in the marketplace. The standards have 8 important criteria and a management system criterion based on social fingerprint; hence we can consider 9 important criteria for achieving this standard.

SA 8000 Certification

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SA 8000 CERTIFICATION?

  • Assured ethical treatment of workforce
  • Enhanced supply chain management
  • Long term relationship with customers
  • Improved staff engagement
  • Improved health and safety aspects
  • Controlled cross-functional activities
  • Increased job stability
  • Better relationship with employees
  • Committed workforce who are educated of labor rights
  • Responsible supplier and vendors
  • Marketing advantage
  • Better image in the marketplace

Who can get SA 8000 Certification?

Organizations having their primary resource as human force through which they deliver their services and processes need to adhere to international regulations on social applicability. Organizations who also seek to better their social responsibilities in the market need to pursue SA 8000 certification. It can be applicable to any organization irrespective of its size, location and nature of business. It helps the organization to integrate human values and provide better working environment for its key interested parties – employees. SA 8000 has benefitted organizations which seek to improve the retainability of their work force.

What are the requirements of SA 8000 CERTIFICATION?

Policies and Procedure

Understanding of the requirements of 8 elements of SA 8000 and establishing policies based on these for the organization. The organization must determine policies and its elements that will help it achieve required levels of trust of its interested parties.

Understanding of Elements

There are critical elements related to the nature of business which needs more concentration and we would be assisting the organization in achieving the same during our business discovery process.

Training

Enlightening the employees of organizational policies and procedure with the demands of SA 8000. We would be training leaders in understanding the critical demands of the standard. The training would include knowledge transfer of the standard.

Integrated Management System

The SA 8000 can be integrated with other management system and the demand for Integrated Management System is very booming. We would deliver the compliance of the standard with utmost expertise involved in achieving the same along with other ISO standards.

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