The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is an industry-driven movement that aims to monitor and assess workplace standards across the global supply chain. There is growing expectation that companies not only ensure their own businesses are responsible, but that their suppliers are also demonstrating social responsibility. A BSCI audit helps a business monitor its supply chain to ensure that all suppliers are treating workers ethically and legally.
There are multiple benefits to conducting a Business Social Compliance Initiative audit of your supply chain:
TÜV SÜD is a globally recognised leader for auditing safety and standards in manufacturing facilities worldwide. Our international network provides multidisciplinary expertise for a wide range of auditing and certification services in key markets. We act as a one-stop solution for companies wishing to demonstrate compliance to standards such as BSCI. We are also able to integrate your existing processes with other management systems such as SA8000®, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
As part of our commitment to unparalleled service quality, our inspectors and auditors are required to adhere to our strict Code of Conduct. This ensures the expert opinions they provide are professional, independent and impartial.
As a third-party auditing body, TÜV SÜD conducts audits in accordance with BSCI 2.0. We offer worldwide support with competent and fully accredited local auditors. We use the following six-step process as part of our BSCI audit:
Six steps to BSCI 2.0 Audit success: