Enhancing your company’s reputation through social responsibility
What is SA8000?
SA8000 is the first auditable standard in this field. In particular, it is compatible with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS18001 (now replaced by ISO 45001) stucture and based on conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The current global business environment is motivating organizations to consider the full social and ethical impacts of their corporate activities and policies. Those companies who are able to prove a responsible approach to broader social and ethical issues will gain a vital competitive edge and inspire the confidence of stakeholders such as client, investors, local community and consumers. Social concerns like child labour, forced labour and discrimination require companies to not only consider their own direct sphere of influence but also their entire supply chain. The concept and value of employing an independent, third party to monitor social responsibility is becoming increasingly important.
HOW BUREAU VERITAS SUPPORTS YOU
The worldwide-recognized certification to the SA 8000 standard involves the development and auditing of management systems that promote socially acceptable working practices bringing benefits to the complete supply chain. Bureau Veritas works in partnership with clients to ensure a high quality audit and to assure a complete solution on corporate responsibility, bringing consistency, optimization and efficiency.