by Asia Quality Focus team
The corporate social audit, most commonly called social audit or CSA, is suitable for buyers interested in verifying if the factory of interest respects the social rights based on the SA 8000 standard. For a reliable social audit, we should get a clear view of the audit scope and supplier requirements for a corporate social audit based on SA 8000.
The purpose of the CSA is to check the factory’s social accountability management system based on the standard SA 8000 and local laws requirements. The audit scope covers:
To ensure the good proceeding of the corporate social audit, the supplier should be informed that the documents below need to be prepared in advance for the auditor:
All suppliers are well informed prior to the social audit date about the audit scope. They are also strongly invited to provide full cooperation during the audit: showing the original documents required, leading the social auditor to visit all concerned factory areas.
And you: which additional requirements for a corporate social audit do you have?
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