SA 8000, Amfori BSCI, ETI CERTIFICAION
Basic, universally applicable rights are set out in these international standards and codes of conventions. These standards and compliance norms also require compliance with prevailing laws, regulations, and other applicable requirements (such as contractual agreements).
Publicly available policy committed to compliance with applicable laws and other requirements; management review; worker representatives; planning and implementation of controls; suppliers controls; concerns and corrective actions; outside communication; access for verification; records of these activities are the cornerstone of SA 8000 / WRAP / Amfori BSCI / ETI / Social Norms and they apply equally to all types of organizations. The certification or successful audits require compliance with minimum requirements in the following areas:
- Child Labour
- Health & Safety
- Working Hours
- Management Systems
- Forced Labour
- Freedom Rights
- Disciplinary Practices
WHICH ORGANIZATIONS ARE BENEFITED MOST FROM SA-8000 / WRAP / BSCI / ETI / SOCIAL AUDITS
These are applicable to organizations of any size, across all industries, anywhere in the world just like ISO 9000 and 14000 (the quality and environmental management systems standards)
Whether your organization is a retailer in the USA or a manufacturer in Pakistan or a supplier in another country, the same universal values apply.
Producers of Garments, Textiles, Handicrafts, Clothing, Food, Packaging, Pharmaceuticals and many other manufacturers are leading the way by examining their social obligations in detail. The Service and Agricultural sectors too are learning the benefits of these standards.
These industries are under constant pressure from the organizations and societies located globally to adopt the requirements of these standards.