SA8000 - Social Accountability Management

SA8000 outlines clear, quantifiable requirements for implementing and certifying company performance in nine critical areas.

These includes:

Child Labor

Forced Labor

Health and Safety

Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining


Disciplinary Practices

Working Hours


Management Systems

Becoming certified under SA8000 provides numerous benefits, including fostering a culture of continuous improvement, improving working conditions and worker well-being, enhancing productivity, stakeholder relationships, and market access, and managing and improving performance within your company or supply chain. Certification demonstrates good practice and a commitment to ethical business practices.

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