SA 8000 is an International Standard for Social Accountability and is developed by Social Accountability International (SAI). The objective of SA 8000 is to ensure ethical sourcing of goods and services. SA 8000 is a voluntary standard and can be applied to any size of organization or business across all industries.
SA 8000 is used around the world to assure just and decent working conditions by protecting widely accepted labor rights.
SA 8000 sets basic standard for :
- Child Labour
- Forced Labour
- Health and Safety
- Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining