SA 8000 Consultants

The SA 8000 Certificate is the central document. It is one of the world’s first auditable social certification standards for decent workplaces, across all industrial sectors. It is based on the UN Declaration of Human Rights, conventions of the ILO, UN and national law, and spans industry and corporate codes to create a common language to measure social performance. It takes a management systems approach by setting out the structures and procedures that companies must adopt in order to ensure that compliance with the standard is continuously reviewed. Those seeking to comply with SA 8000 Certificate have adopted policies and procedures that protect the basic human rights of workers. Below are the nine elements in the SA 8000 Standard.

Mutual Recognition: seeks to increase transparency into the SA 8000 Standard and reduce the duplication of audits by increasing the recognition and acceptance of SA 8000 as a high quality certification by buyers, initiatives, standard setting bodies, and others. For the results of the GSCP Equivalence Process comparison of SA 8000 against the GSCP Reference Code (social).

This SA 8000 Guidance document is intended to provide some interpretation and examples of application of the SA 8000 Standard's requirements for auditors and other users of the Standard. It is not intended to be comprehensive and does not include all matters of interpretation or implementation that arise when applying the SA 8000 Standard to the workplace.
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