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FAQ on SA8000 Management Systems

Ask the expert: Badrinath Gulur
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Badri Gulur, SAI's Technical Director, is a long time Lead Trainer and Senior Accreditation Auditor for SA8000. Mr. Gulur is compiling a Management Systems report that provides clarification and delineation of acceptable processes for auditors in the areas of Management Review, Policy and Access for Verification. The discussion below responds to some questions frequently raised by auditors while assessing workplace compliance to the SA8000 Management Systems' requirements, with practical answers to improve the quality of auditor performance.

 

SAI Advisory Board Meeting Convenes in California

5-year strategic planning meeting provides direction for future SAI endeavors and moves to enhance the reliability and overall impact of SA8000 through a new Social Fingerprint application process.
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On November 12-14, SAI convened its semi-annual multi-stakeholder Advisory Board meeting hosted by the Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California. This meeting was devoted to outlining the main elements in our  5-year strategic plan. The focus for the next 5 years include:

Shore to Shore, Sri Lanka Earns 4th SA8000 Certification

Benefits and Challenges of SA8000 + UNGC Participation
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Shore to Shore (STS) was first certified to SA8000 in 2004 and has just earned its fourth SA8000 Certification. It is also a participant in other sustainability initiatives, including the UN Global Compact.  Shore to Shore has met with SAI staff over a period of time to discuss its experience and use of these systems.  It is a privately helpd company in Sri Lanka, providing packaging and labeling for retail products' its customers includ Victoria's Secret, Matalan, Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's, and Vanity Fair.  

Social Accountability International - Fall Newsletter

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)
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SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world

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SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world

SA8000:2014 Standard Revision Update

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SA8000:2014 Standard Revision Update

The SA8000 Standard Revision Committee plans to finalize the SA8000:2014 version in Spring 2014

Revision comments from over 30 subject matter experts have been received and analyzed. The SA8000 page on the SAI website will be updated in October with bios of the subject matter experts, all comments receive, and a discussion and analysis of the comments.

Brazil Worker Engagement Program: Midpoint Review

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Brazil Worker Engagement Program: Midpoint Review

Interview with SAI Representative Doug Cahn, the lead facilitator for the program to improve health and safety issues.

SA8000 Spotlight: Interview with Princes Tuna Mauritius

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SA8000 Spotlight: Interview with Princes Tuna Mauritius

The Princes Tuna Mauritius canning facility has been SA8000 certified for ten years

2013 marks the 10 year anniversary of Prince Tuna Mauritius' certification to the SA8000 Standard. The tuna canning facility, located in Port Louis, Mauritius, employs an estimated 2,054 workers. Over the past decade, the benefits of being a socially responsible company have become readily apparent to the company.

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - September 2013

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)
Summary: 

SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world

Newsletter

SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world

Tata Steel Earns 4th SA8000 Certification

The company has demonstrated compliance to SA8000 for nearly a decade
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SAI is pleased to recognize Tata Steel's four-time achievement of SA8000 certification, awarded in Jamshedpur, India on August 8.

The certificate was presented by SAAS-Accredited certification body, Det Norske Veritas (DNV) to Tata Steel for demonstrating its compliance with SA8000. The company has achieved four successful cycles of SA8000 certification in 2004, 2007, 2010 and now in 2013 as SA8000 certification must be renewed every 3 years. 

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - August 2013

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)
Summary: 

SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world.

Newsletter

SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world.

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