Social Accountability Management System Certification
ISO 26000 and SA8000 are guidelines which help organisations demonstrate their social accountability. SA8000 is a voluntary social compliance standard that demonstrates your commitment to a humane working environment and represents responsible production, while ISO 26000 provides you with a structured way of managing your corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
By implementing these guidelines, organisations can use a consistent model for ensuring they are monitoring their supply chains and the social and environmental impact that they are having. They help businesses manage ethical breaches, corporate social responsibility initiatives and enhance brand reputation.
A certification can bring multiple benefits:
TÜV SÜD’s global network provides multidisciplinary expertise for a wide range of auditing and certification services in key markets. We act as a one-stop service provider for companies requiring social compliance programmes and management systems standards, integrating SA8000 and ISO 26000 with other management systems such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 as well other social compliance initiatives such as WRAP, ETI and BSCI. TÜV SÜD operates worldwide with competent local auditors recognised by SAI.
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.