SEDEX, the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, is a not-revenue driven association situated in London, UK, open for participation to any organization anyplace on the planet.

SEDEX is a participation association for organizations focused on persistent improvement of the moral execution of their supply chains. Organizations join SEDEX so as to utilize the SEDEX electronic framework, take an interest in SEDEX Certification administration , take an interest in working gatherings , arrange and draw in with other SEDEX individuals , use SEDEX esteem included administrations.

SEDEX empowers part organizations to productively deal with the moral and mindful practices of their worldwide supply chains, creating straightforwardness through the arrangement of an information trade

“This participation enables us to react to our clients’ enhanced production network needs. We would now be able to help them screen feasible execution in the production network all the more successfully, giving greater perceivability on the consequences of our audits. By submitting store network audit results to the database, we help guaranteeing straightforwardness and re-utilization of existing audit information. A maker does not have to re-audit an organization to qualify them as providers, yet rather checks their status in the SEDEX database.”

“Our cooperation with SEDEX is a significant advance for the heading we are taking with inventory network exercises. We mean to seek after relations with key players in the store network field, underlining the developing significance of inventory network evaluating for our business.”

SMETA is designed to benefit retailers and consumer brands and their suppliers, reducing duplication of effort in ethical trade auditing. Companies who are not members of Sedex are able and encouraged to use SMETA as well.

Sedex is a comprehensive platform that enables the effective management of complex global supply chains, leading to real business benefits for your organisation.

Improve your reputation

Demonstrate to stakeholders and customers that you are committed to driving improvements in your supply chain.

Gain competitive advantage

Many customers see Sedex as an important part of their responsible sourcing practices and companies increasingly view Sedex membership as a condition of supply.

Reduce risk

The reports available on Sedex, and specifically the Sedex Risk Assessment tool, can help assess the likelihood of issues occurring in your supply chain. Improve supplier relationships

The Sedex model encourages increased supplier engagement, helping you to drive ethical and responsible improvements within your supply chain.

Save time and money

Sedex allows more time and resources to be spent on making improvements rather than on completing multiple audits and unnecessary paperwork.

SMETA is not a new code of conduct or standard to which audits should be conducted. It is rather a compilation of best practice in ethical trade audit technique, intended for experienced auditors to help them to conduct high quality audits that will be accepted by multiple retailers and brands