SA8000 Certification - Specifications

SA8000 is an international standard for improving working conditions. Based on the principles of thirteen international human rights conventions, it is a tool to help apply these norms to practical work-life situations. Sufficiently specific to be used to audit companies and contractors alike in multiple industries and countries, SA8000 represents a major breakthrough: it was the first auditable social standard and creates a process that is truly independent (it is neither a government project, nor dominated by any single interest group).


  • Build trust among your partners and the general public
  • Demonstrated commitment to Socially responsible business ethics
  • Protection for your brand
  • Enhanced reputation as a Socially responsible corporate citizen
  • Consumer confidence and positive investor perception
  • Gain significant competitive advantages over companies that do not take an ethical approach
  • Ensure social harmony in your production facilities