SA8000


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SA8000Social Accountability 8000
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the first private company founded in East Tumor * Quality certification for Delta's branded blends Diamante, Platina & Ouro 2002 * Deltas Cafes, the first Portuguese brand certified in accordance with social accountability standards SA8000, valid until today, for design, development & commercialization of coffee & substitutes.
Another specific contribution particularly considering improving working conditions is provided by the SA8000 standard from Social Accountability International (2014), being the first that incorporates the basic rights of workers: health and safety, freedom of association, maximum working hours, compensation, and guarantees against child labor, forced labor, and discrimination.
La ley belga para el sello social se ha hecho notar especialmente en Asia, donde se ha incrementado notablemente el interes de las empresas por el establecimiento de codigos de conducta y por la acreditacion de acuerdo a la norma SA8000, al incluir este estandar los requisitos exigidos para la obtencion del sello social.
Two different kinds of certifications were examined, namely Friend of the Sea, which involves environmental aspects, and SA8000, related to workers' rights and more general social attributes.
Este tipo de analisis se ha utilizado con exito en varios estudios sobre difusion de estandares de gestion relacionados con la calidad (familia de normas ISO 9000) y con el cuidado y proteccion del medio ambiente (familia de normas ISO 14000); tambien para estudiar la difusion de estandares relacionados con la responsabilidad social, como SA8000.
The international soft law initiatives include the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (the UN Guiding Principles), (10) the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the OECD Guidelines) (11) and voluntary standards for responsible business such as Social Accountability International's SA8000 Standards (SA8000).
The SA8000 standard is based on a number of existing international human rights' standards including the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and aims at the improvement of working conditions in the workplace (for all staff members, including temporary workers).
Una influencia importante a la formacion de la etica empresarial tenian el Pacto Mundial de la ONU, acuerdo de Keidanren sobre la buena conducta corporativa, la iniciativa global de la Guia para la elaboracion de informes (GRI), asi como la norma SA8000 que en la actualidad esta adquiriendo cada vez mas y mas popularidad y hace referencia al sistema de la gestion social y etica.
Social Accountability Internacional (SAI) Norma SA8000 (1997) basada en las normas ISO, Declaracion de los Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas, Declaracion de los Derechos del Nino y Convenios de la Organizacion Internacional del Trabajo, es un estandar para verificar las condiciones de trabajo a lo largo de la cadena de valor, es decir, un enfoque dedicado exclusivamente a la RSE interna.
The SA8000 Standard is one of the world's first auditable social standards for decent workplaces, and is regarded as a reliable tool in measuring, comparing, and verifying social accountability in workplace.
This has led to a number of global codes of conduct with predominant focus on human rights from a labour perspective, such as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) or Social Accountability International (SAI) SA8000 standards.
Saqer said the Golden Peacock Award is a testimony of Dubai Customs' achievements in the CSR field, namely receiving the Social Accountability certificate SA8000, catering to all community segments, addressing environmental topics, and raising awareness of IPR and risks of using counterfeit products.