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.
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.
SA 8000 in India
SA 8000 in Australia
SA 8000 in Singapore
SA 8000 in Maldives
SA 8000 in Philippines
SA 8000 in South Africa
SA 8000 in Mauritius
SA 8000 in Kenya
SA 8000 in Nigeria
SA 8000 in Oman
SA 8000 in Qatar
SA 8000 in Bahrain
SA 8000 in UAE
SA 8000 in Saudi Arabia
SA 8000 in Lebanon
SA 8000 in Kuwait
SA 8000 in USA
SA 8000 in Canada
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.
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.