SA8000

Social Accountability 8000. A voluntary international workplace standard and verification system covering: child labor, forced labor, health and safety, freedom of association/collective bargaining, discrimination, discipline, working hours, compensation and management systems in factories and workplaces around the world.
Successful implementation of the standard enables international firms and organizations to present a visible social accountability management system to the marketplace and other stakeholders.
The system was developed by the Council on Economic Priorities Accreditation Agency and is maintained by Social Accountability International (SAI). SAI is an organization founded in 1996 that seeks to improve workplaces and communities around the work by developing and implementing socially responsible workplace standards.
Social Accountability International; 15 West 44th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10036; Tel: [1] (212) 684-1414; Web: www.sa-intl.org.

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