SA 8000 is established as a worldwide reference standard for social accountability area and it is the most important established worldwide criterion for socially responsible human resource management.
Organizations which strive for sustainable progress on the basis of three business pillars have to work with financial, environmental and social aspects in terms of impact from their activities.
SA 8000 standard (Social accountability) coming out from worldwide standards concerning working conditions which are included in agreements – International Labour Office, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Convention on the Rights of the Child. Main focus of SA.
8000 is to improve the working conditions all over the world. This will guide the organizations which improve and demonstrate their corporate social responsibility (CSR) in human rights point of view and in terms of working conditions.
Benefits of SA 8000 implementation:
- provable obligation to social responsible and ethical business
- protection of your brand and name
- improvement of company’s prestige in its surroundings as a social responsible company
- customers’ trust and positive apprehension from investors