Social Accountability is the registered trademark of Certification and acknowledgment of SA 8000 activities in the organization, a company, branch, an area consistent with SA 8000 standards. Currently there is no official certification agency, but you can request prestigious organizations to audit, certify and issue SA 8000 certificate for your requirements.

Adopting SA 8000 certification means an organization must think 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 our audit will support you develop and progress social accountability across your operations. Working with our experienced auditors to put into practice the most internationally accepted place of work standard demonstrates social accountability when bidding for contracts and expanding your organization.

There are nine key areas to Social Compliance and SA8000, which are:

  • Child Labour
  • Disciplinary Practices
  • Forced Labour
  • Working Hours
  • Health & Safety
  • Compensation
  • Freedom of Association & Collective Bargaining
  • Management systems
  • Discrimination

Benefits of SA8000 Certificate

  • Enables you to demonstrate proper social accountability when bidding for international contracts or expanding locally to accommodate new business
  • exposure and achievable litigation
  • Proves your promise to social accountability and to treating your employees ethically and in compliance with worldwide standards
  • Helps your corporate vision and build and reinforce the loyalty of your employees, clients and stakeholders
  • Improves the management and performance of your supply chain
  • Allows you to make sure compliance with global standards and decrease the risk of negligence, public