SA8000 is a voluntary social compliance standard that addresses issues related to forced labor, child labor, health & safety, freedom of association, collective bargaining, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours, compensation, and management systems. The standard is used to provide companies with a system to integrate social accountability into their policies and practices. The SA 8000 standard can be applied to any business organization irrespective of its size and industry. The latest revision of the standard came out in 2014.
In the recent past many of the world’s reputed corporations have adopted SA 8000 standard for social compliance. SA 8000 also requires the standards to be propagated to the company subcontractors and suppliers as well.
This one day course is designed to give participants an in-depth understanding of the SA 8000:2014 standard.