APLACO Achieved Social Accountability Management System Certification (SA 8000:2014)

  1. What is the SA 8000:2014?
  • SA stands for Social Accountability
  • SA 8000:2014 is the standard regarding management system on social responsibility as part of the SA 8000 standard set issued by SAI on 2014 (2014 revision for short)
  • The SA 8000:2014 standard was issued by the Social Accountability International (SAI) – USA in 2001 and is currently the newest revision.

 

  1. Who are applicable for this standard?
  • The SA 8000:2014 is applicable for all organizations, regardless of type, location, or size.
  • This is a voluntary based standard, focusing on managements regarding social responsibilities.
  • When an organization establish and comply with the SA 8000:2014 standard, it has a social responsibility management system that can create a risk-minimum and safe working environment, help promoting equality in treatment to satisfy workers, customers and regulation requirements’ needs.

 

  1. What are the benefits of applying the SA 8000:2014 system?
  • Ensuring that products are created by “clean workers” with no forced & oppressed nor child labor.
  • Creating a competitive advantage, elevate brand image that helps with ease of exportation to European Union and North American nations.
  • Cost reduction and increase overall revenue and profit.
  • Create a suitable work environment to ensure unity between workers.
  • Increase labor productivity.
  • And even more…

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