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SA 8000 Certification

SA 8000 Certification for Social Accountability

Adopting SA 8000 certification means an organization must consider the social impact of their operations in addition to the conditions under which their employees, partners and suppliers operate. It can be applied to any company, of any size, worldwide. Certifying your organization against SA 8000 with an SGS audit will help you develop and improve social accountability across your operations. Working with our experienced auditors to implement the most globally accepted workplace standard demonstrates social accountability when bidding for contracts and expanding your organization.

Maintain and Apply Socially Acceptable Practices in the Workplace
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SA 8000 certification addresses issues including forced and child labor, occupational health and safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours, compensation, and management systems.

As well as setting workplace standards worldwide, SA 8000 also embraces existing international agreements, including conventions from the International Labor Organization, the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Benefits of SA 8000 Certification Standard:

    Holistic management system to maintain compliance to the social accountability
    Proves your commitment to social accountability and treating your employees ethically and in compliance with global standards
    Allows you to ensure compliance with global standards and reduce the risk of negligence, public exposure and possible litigation
    Enhancing company and brand reputation
    Supports your corporate vision and build and reinforce the loyalty of your employees, customers and stakeholders
    Enables you to demonstrate proper social accountability when bidding for international contracts or expanding locally to accommodate new business
    Improving communication with employees and recruitment, retention and productivity
    Engage and motivate employees with improved morale
    Enhanced opportunities for Workers
    Improves the management and performance of your supply chain

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