SEDEX-SMETA certification in UAE

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What is SEDEX Certification?

Sedex is a membership organisation that provides one of the world’s leading online platforms for companies to manage and improve working conditions in global supply chains. It provide practical tools, services and a community network to help companies improve their responsible and sustainable business practices, and source responsibly

Successfully managing your operations and sourcing responsibly relies on visibility, transparency, and strong stakeholder relationships

Supply chain visibility is essential for sourcing responsibly and tackling issues A company must understand their whole supply chain in order to identify and address the risks to human and environmental rights present within it. Only then can the company identify what actions they must take to source responsibly

What is supply chain visibility?

Supply chain visibility is when a company knows the full extent of their supply chain, from raw material harvesting and transport of goods to finalised products and services in the forms they are provided to customers.

  • Where all suppliers through the whole value chain are located – including the suppliers to direct suppliers, and their suppliers etc.
  • The inherent risks to human and environmental rights associated with the countries, industries, and activities of each supplier. Therefore, a company will also need to know about the people working across their supply chain.

  • Who is SEDEX members

    Sedex members cover a wide number of industries and sectors. While its original members were some of the world’s largest retailers and consumer brands

    Who can use SEDEX?

    SEDEX is applicable to any organization – irrespective of their size or geographical location. It provides guidance for auditors, buyers and also suppliers on how to practice ethical auditing. In general, it is an auditing methodology that is useful for everyone that participates in a supply-chain environment.

    Why Supply chain Visibility Important?

    Supply chain visibility is the foundation of a responsible sourcing programme. It allows companies to identify, mitigate and prevent risks, helps them comply with legislation, and supports human and environmental rights due diligence efforts.

    Consumers and investors expect companies to know where and how their products or services are made. This also includes understanding who is producing component parts, finished goods, or the products that facilitate a service.

    Gathering this information about suppliers allows a company to achieve supply chain visibility.

    Why SEDEX with Qdot?

    Qdot’s unique consultancy methodology ensures focus on the areas and issues that are important to company’s business. Our consultants are industry specialists matched with company business needs, enabling an effective and robust assessment of your system.SEDEX certification with Qdot helps to ensure smooth sailing towards SEDEX certification, leading to:

  • Competitive advantage: Qdot is a market leader in the provision of food safety assessment, consultancy and training services, and some of the world’s best known organizations choose Qdot for their assessment& consultancy services.
  • Continual improvement: Improve communications and processes around food safety throughout the organization, promote best practices and drive improvements across your supply chain.
  • New business opportunities:Consultancy from Qdot significantly improves your ability to work with the many organizations where SEDEX Certification is a contractual obligation or expectation.

  • What is SMETA?

  • SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) is the most widely used social audit in the world
  • SMETA is Sedex’s social auditing methodology, enabling businesses to assess their sites and suppliers to understand working conditions in their supply chain.
  • SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) assesses a site based on their organisation’s standards of labour, health and safety, environment and business ethics. Sedex believes these are key areas for assessing an organisation’s responsible business practices and meeting social compliance.

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