As part of the global supply chain, your organization plays a role in the health of the planet and the people living on it; auditing your ethical credentials gives you a way to communicate that role to your customers, encouraging trust, loyalty and growth in your business.
Created by the Sedex Stakeholder Forum, the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) is one of the world’s most widely used ethical audit formats – a compilation of good practice in ethical audit techniques that cover all aspects of responsible business.
With a focus on labor standards and health and safety, SMETA covers the United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGP) for Business and Human Rights and the UK Modern Day Slavery Act 2015, which means the report shows that your organization operates ethically, with respect for people. This helps you strengthen your reputation, providing a basis for good stakeholder relations.
Any organization in the consumer goods supply chain.