The SA 8000 code of practice is broken down into nine essential areas

  • Child Labor
  • Forced Labor
  • Health and Safety
  • Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination
  • Discipline
  • Working Hours
  • Compensation
  • Management Systems

Benefits of SA 8000

A company with SA 8000 certification can expect some of the following benefits

  • A highly motivated workforce, resulting in better worker conditions.
  • Enforcing humane conditions may lead to higher quality products.
  • Continual improvement and better Supply Chain Management.