What Is SA 8000 Certification: Social Accountability
It is one of the world’s first auditable social standards following international workplace norms for decent workplaces. This social Accountability System standard is applicable to all kinds of organizations who want to address the social aspects of their organization. Whether is NGO, investment analysts, employees or other stakeholders, they wish to evaluate if your organization is committed to providing fair and equitable working environment for the employees or not.
Apart from it, people who are going to associate with you also evaluate your commitment towards transparent business practices. SA 8000 was released in October 1997 by SAI. It stands for Social Accountability International, a global multi-stakeholder standard-setting organization, which is responsible for managing human right in the workplace. Holding SA 8000 certification assures all of your stakeholders that social accountability is being maintained by your organizations/firm.