SEDEX – Supplier Ethical Data Exchange Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA)
Responsible Sourcing & Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate social responsibility is more than just a buzzword. The term refers to the insight that ethical behavior for companies has a positive impact on business results.
Being socially responsible means that people and organizations behave ethically and with sensitivity towards social, cultural, economic and environmental issues. Striving for social responsibility helps individuals, organizations and governments have a positive impact on social development, business and society, with a positive contribution to bottom-line results.
DQS has the experience and the know how to conduct social and ethical audits and to help you ensure ethical business practices across the supply chain. In addition to the services listed below, we will be happy to assist you with client-specific assessments, including but not limited to:
- Code of Conduct Validation
- Supply Chain Risk Assessments
- Traceability Assessments
- CSR Program Development
- Social & Environmental Compliance Assessments
- Supplier Workplace Accountability (SWA) & Workplace Safety
- Responsible Agriculture