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What SA8000?

Certified Logo Sa8000SA8000 is a certification standard that encourages companies to develop and maintain socially ethical practices in the workplace, and was developed by Social Accountability International and a committee made up of trade unions, NGOs and civil society organizations.

The certification criteria SA8000 have been developed thanks to the collaboration between industries and companies, which have thus created a common standard of compliance. In the textile sector it is a widely recognized social certification standard and guarantor of decent working conditions, protecting the fundamental human rights of employees throughout the production chain.

SA8000 it is therefore a textile certification that promotes the ethical fashion such as certification FWF, and shares some standards of the fair trade dictated by other certifications such as Fairtrade ed Equo Garantito.

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Certification Standard SA8000

  1. Child labor
  2. Forced and compulsory labor
  3. Health & Safety
  4. Freedom of association
  5. Discrimination
  6. Disciplinary practices
  7. Working hours
  8. Compensation
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SA8000 for Companies

Are you a producer? You want to get certified SA8000 and apply the logo SA8000 on your products? Then you have to contact the certifying body: SAI Social Accountability International

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