SGS Academy Hong Kong - SA8000®:2014 Standard Requirement and Interpretation Training

SA8000®:2014 Standard Requirement and Interpretation Training

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Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000®) is the first global standard for ethical sourcing which is applicable to most industries worldwide. The Standard was initially published in October 1997 by Social Accountability International SAI (previously called CEPAA). “The SA8000 Standard, established by SAI and one of the world’s preeminent social standards, is a tool for implementing international labor standards to protect workers along each step of the supply chain.” It sets out specific auditable provisions regarding child labor, forced labor, health and safety, trade union rights, discrimination, disciplinary practices, compensation, working hours and management system.  SGS  is the world’s leading certification body in CSR field. We have conducted thousands of independent audits against the requirements of companies’ code of conduct. Some of our clients are: Avon, Disney and McDonalds etc.


  • The development of SA8000 and why;
  • What is SA8000?;
  • Basic requirements of SA8000:2014, their intent and  interpretation;
  • The benefits of SA8000 certification;
  • Highlight on applicable law and regulations;
  • Effective development and implementation of SA8000 management system & achieve certification

Registered Lead Auditor and SGS approved tutor with considerable field and theoretical background.

CERTIFICATION (Attendance: 100%):
Delegates who successfully completed the course will be issued a certificate by SGS Hong Kong Limited.

Venue: T.S.T. / Wan Chai / Sheung Wan Training Centre / TBC 
Medium: Cantonese supplemented with English material

*Early Bird Price will be offered to participant whose enrolment is made one month prior to the course or online booking


This course enable delegates to understand the standard requirement and interpretation on SA8000 ® :2014. 


This course is suitable for personnel intends to understand the latest version of SA8000, enhance awareness of SA8000 standard, practitioners with roles and responsibilities in the development, implementation & management of SA8000 Management Systems, and in particular senior management staff of SA8000 certified organizations. 

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