Are you looking for a socially compliant garment factory in Vietnam? Social Compliant Factory is term that comes up a lot when discussing ...
Are you looking for a socially compliant garment factory in Vietnam?Social Compliant Factory is term that comes up a lot when discussing garment manufacturing overseas. There are many types of social compliant certification that can be confusing. For example, Gold Garment S.P is SA 8000 compliant but not WRAP certified. So, what does that mean? First let’s look at each type of certification.
What is SA 8000 certification?SA 8000 is a social certification standard for decent workplaces in all kind of industrial sectors. Companies who comply SA 8000 have to adopt policies and procedures that protect the basic human rights of workers. SA 8000 main office is in New York City, USA. Social Accountability International created it in 1997. The Social Accountability International used to be the Council on Economic Priorities, which is made up of an advisory board consisting of trade unions, NGOs, civil society organizations and companies. Gold Garment S.P is a socially compliant garment factory in Vietnam. Our SA 8000 certification is certified by The Bureau Veritas Vietnam and renewed in July 2015.
What is WRAP certification?Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. It is the largest independent facility certification program in the world mainly focused on the apparel, footwear, and sewn products sectors. WRAP headquarters is in Arlington Virginia and was formed by the American Apparel Manufacturers Association. If you are looking for a socially compliant garment factory in Vietnam, contact Gold Garment S.P sewing factory.
What is BSCI certification?The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is a leading business-driven initiative supporting retailers, importers and brands to improve working conditions in supplying factories and farms worldwide. Their vision is a world of free trade and sustainable global supply chains, in which factories and farms are compliant with national labor legislation as well as with ILO Conventions protecting workers’ rights. In 1977, the Foreign Trade Association was founded in Belgium. From this group of companies BSCI was created and is headquartered in Belgium.
What is Target certification?Target certification makes sure everything Target sources is produced ethically and in accordance with local laws, human rights and environmental standards. Target headquarters are based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
What is FAMA certification?FAMA Certification aim is to help Disney evaluate the capability of prospective licensees to manage labor standards in Disney supply chains. Currently, prospective licensees in North America and Southeast Asia must be qualified under this assessment tool in order to move forward with their licensing agreement. Disney continues to look to expand this program to all regions in an effort to help ensure that prospective licensees have the tools necessary to support Disney’s mission of fostering safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever Disney-branded products are produced.
They are all certifications about corporate social responsibility. If you are looking for a reliable socially compliant garment factory in Vietnam, then contact Gold Garment S.P sewing factory. We are SA 8000 and Target Australia certified because our clients asked us to be. None of our clients have asked us to be WRAP certified. We can apply for WRAP certification and be audited if our clients ask us to. All certifications are designed to achieve the same purpose, so generally speaking if you qualify for one then you qualify for all. These pictures below are our certifications.