Social Compliance Audit

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Social compliance is rapidly becoming a top priority for manufacturers and large retailers with more than a decade of experience with social compliance audits. Accredium Global Compliance Services LLP reviews all findings in detail with both you and the factory, and works with factory management to quickly rectify non-compliant areas.

Social compliance audits are becoming a part of almost all global supply chains. Such audits are carried out in a manner that suppliers are made to evaluate in their conformity with local laws. A social compliance audit is mostly practised in India. They conduct these audits for ensuring that one’s business partners sincerely abide by their own organization’s commitment to commercial social responsibility. The audits are carried by the professionals who are vastly experienced in social responsibility audits and maintain SA8000 international standard. This includes establishing and continuing in meeting code of conduct, ethical requirements and human rights. As compliance lowers one’s peril of contributing to environmental and social harm, it is always best that their supply chain as a whole conforms to their program. The social compliance audit programs performed in IIndia are characterized by engagement with the stakeholders, systematic long-term approach and above all transparency. Their independent auditing services aids in validating integrity, transparency and consistency.

The Social Compliance Audit programs focus on the below mentioned areas namely:
  • Child labour laws
  • Forced labour
  • Compensation
  • Disciplinary practices
  • Health and safety
  • Freedom of association
  • Management practices
  • Working hours
  • Discrimination
  • Wages

The social compliance audit is ensuring that the manufacturing companies whom you are dealing with are maintaining social rights.

Social compliance in simple terms refers to the manner in which an organization treats its employees, their viewpoint on social responsibility and the environment. It is the minimum code of conduct which directs how every worker should be treated with respect to work hours, work conditions and wages. For ensuring that an organization meets the standards of diverse environmental laws, conducting social compliance audit may be necessary.