SEDEX – Supplier Ethical Data Exchange program is a web-based system designed to help businesses improve ethical performance of their supply chain. This platform stores data on responsible business practices and allows the sharing of ethical performance information with multiple Brands & Customers.
SMETA – SEDEX Member Ethical Trade Audits is a Standard used for Ethical Trade Audits. SMETA audits are based on ETI Codes which includes implementation of Environment, Health & Safety, Business Ethics and Labour Standards in the supply chain.
ETI Code is founded on the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on labour practices and URS conducts SMETA Audits in India. Requirements of SEDEX Audits are based on ETI principles and include:
URS is an Audit Company Group (ACG) member of SEDEX. ACG membership allows URS to conduct SMETA Audits to follow SEDEX Audit requirements for reporting to Members. SMETA Audits performed by URS for the Supply Chain are accepted by brands, suppliers and buyers as well as other customers and stakeholders to manage and maintain ethical performances within their supply chain and sourcing. URS Listing on SEDEX Database can be viewed through the link: http://www.sedexglobal.com/ethical-audits/for-auditors/
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