Code of Conduct Service is performed based on the Social Accountability Standards or Code of Practices as per client requirements.
The aim of Social Accountability -code of conduct, human rights, ethical requirements, audit and monitoring is to ensure that the business partners or the supply chain abide with the brand or the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and the code of practices. To validate transparency, consistency, and integrity, most companies use a 3rd party like auditors to conduct social accountability compliance audits.
Main elements that are verified in a typical code of conduct audits are:
- Child labor
- Forced labor
- Health & Safety
- Freedom of assessment
- Disciplinary practices
- Working hours