SA 8000

SA 8000

SA 8000 CERTIFICATION IN CHANDAUS

SA 8000 CERTIFICATION IN INDIA:

Are you doing fair deal? Assessment can be done by the third party audit of the social accountability requirements and fulfillment therof. Introduction of SA 8000 Certification: SA 8000 is also called as SA International, SA 8000 is an voluntary standards and can be adopted by any organisation. SA 8000 demonstrates belief towards the legal and regulatory requirements. Adoption of SA 8000 should be an planned Decision of any Organization.

 

WHAT IS SA 8000?

The SA 8000 certification is the Social Accountability System standard. Company of any size can apply for SA 8000 who wants to tackle ethical and social aspect of their business. A Social Accountability System proves to customers that the company holds adequate provisions for the protection of workers\’ rights. Further, it ensures ethical production of all goods manufactured by the company. SA 8000 certification enables organizations to demonstrate your commitment to social accountability standards as well as employee and customer satisfaction.

 

BENEFIT OF SA 8000?

SA 8000 encourages each organization to maintain and develop and apply socially acceptable practices. It was created in 1989 by Social Accountability International (SAI), an affiliate of the Council on Economic Priorities, and is viewed as the most globally accepted independent workplace standard. It can be applied to any company, of any size, anywhere in the world. The areas it addresses include forced and child labor, health and safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours, compensation and management systems.

 

KEY ELEMENT OF SA 8000:

SA 8000 is standards or set of requirements which have been designed to improve working conditions for the people. There are 13 principal of international human rights conventions:

  • Child Labor
  • Forced & Compulsory Labor
  • Health & Safety
  • Freedom of Association & Right to Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination
  • Disciplinary Practices
  • Working Hours
  • Remuneration
  • Management Systems

SA 8000 KEY REQUIREMENTS:

1.) Be senior management led
2.) Be focused on continuous improvement
3.) Be focused on prevention rather than reaction
4.) Be supportive of workers’ rights and workers participation
5.) Be compliant with local laws/codes
6.) Be compliant with local laws/codes
7.) Be systematic in addressing problems-Car\’s Process

BENEFITS OF SA 8000 CERTIFICATION

1.) Marketing advantage -more demand and value for goods from socially
2.) Responsible manufacturers and suppliers
3.) Enhancement of company’s productivity. Compliance to the laws of the land
4.) Improvement of relationship with the Govt., NGOs, trade unions
5.) Better image and position in labor markets
6.) Cost reduction in monitoring
7.) Better corporate imaged
8.) Increased value for the products
9.) Trust building with the analysts and investors when evaluated against social performance

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