|Minimum Order Quantity||1 Unit|
|Type of Service Contract||One-Time|
|Type of Industry||Manufacturing|
|Type of Service Provider||Individual Consultant|
Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) is one of the most widely used ethical audit formats in the world.
An estimated 280,000 SMETAs have been conducted to date with 93,000 of those on the Sedex Advance system. To view a full summary of Sedex’s SMETA in numbers please click here.What is SMETA?
SMETA is an audit procedure which is a compilation of good practice in ethical audit technique. It is not a code of conduct, a new methodology, or a certification process.
Using SMETA, a supplier can have one audit conducted and share it with multiple customers, rather than having a different audit conducted for each customer. The SMETA documents are designed to be used by experienced auditors in line with current established practices.
SMETA methodology uses the ETI code and local law as the measurement tool. It includes four modules:
While SMETA was developed for Sedex members, companies who are not members of Sedex are also encouraged to use it. By making SMETA publicly available we hope to promote greater transparency of audit methodology and share knowledge about auditors’ qualifications and the practices that underpin SMETA reports.SMETA 6.0
SMETA is developed and maintained by the Sedex Stakeholder Forum (the SSF). The latest version of SMETA was launched in April 2017, with an implementation date of June 1st 2017. The companies on this working group included Amcor, Bureau Veritas, DNV, Givaudan, Kellogg, M&S, Pepsico, SAB Miller/ABInbev, SGS and Walmart.
We offer ISO 14001 Certification Services, which cover environmental management that are intended to provide organizations an effective environmental management system (EMS). It can be integrated with other management requirements and help organizations to achieve environmental and economic goals, but cannot be used to create non-tariff trade barriers or to increase or change an organization's legal obligations.
The benefits of using ISO 14001:2004 can include:
ISO 14001 Standard is based on methodology known as Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) defined as follows: