What are the standards of social responsibility audit?
Social responsibility factory inspection: officially known as social responsibility audit, social responsibility audit, social responsibility factory evaluation, etc., that is, customers audit the supplier's labor rights and interests, working conditions and environmental protection. According to the type, it can be divided into the second party audit and the third party audit. The second party audit is carried out by the client himself, and the third party audit is the audit conducted by the third-party organization entrusted by the customer, such as its, SGS, BV, etc. According to the audit standard, it can be divided into corporate social responsibility standard certification and customer standard audit. The standards of corporate social responsibility standard certification mainly include SA8000, ICTI (toy industry), EICC (electronic industry), wrap (clothing, footwear and hat industry) in the United States, BSCI (all industries) in continental Europe, ICs (retail industry) in France, ETI (all industries) in the United Kingdom, etc.; customer standard audit is conducted according to the requirements of customers.
Social responsibility standard certification (SA8000) refers to the activity that the corporate social responsibility system formular authorizes some neutral third-party organizations to review whether the enterprises applying for passing a certain standard can meet the specified standards. It is the purchaser who requires Chinese enterprises to pass some international, regional or industrial "social responsibility" standard certification and obtain qualification certificate, which can be used as the basis for purchasing or placing orders.
What are the social responsibility audit factory inspection standards?
Child labor: enterprises cannot support the use of child labor. Sai, social responsibility international, defines child labor as "all employees under the age of 16, except for the minimum working age set by local laws."
Forced labor: enterprises cannot force employees to work.
Health and safety: enterprises must provide a safe and healthy working environment for their employees.
Freedom of association and right to collective bargaining: enterprises must respect the right of employees to form and join trade unions freely for collective bargaining.
Industry discrimination: enterprises shall not implement or support employment, salary level, vocational training, promotion, termination of labor contract and retirement policies
Discrimination based on race, social class, nationality, religious belief, physical disability, gender, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political affiliation or age.
Disciplinary measures: enterprises shall not implement or support the use of corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion, and verbal attacks.
Working hours: enterprises must comply with applicable laws and industry norms in terms of work and rest time.
Salary level: the enterprise must guarantee to pay employees the standard working week salary in accordance with the basic legal or industrial standards.
Management system: superior management must formulate corporate policies on social responsibility and labor rights, ensure compliance with all relevant national standards, and comply with other applicable laws.
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