CIDP is pleased to announce that a SMETA 4-Pillar audit was completed in June and July 2016. At CIDP, we believe that working within high business ethics standards is a mandatory requirement and this is in line with our clients’ vision as well. The audit feedback confirmed that strong ethical processes are implemented in the business. We work in a transparent manner and these audits represent our engagement towards continuous improvement.
- CIDP commits to the following principles concerning employer ethics:
- Ensuring that local laws are respected
- Abiding to our duty to protect the human rights of our employees
- Ensuring that adequate labour standards are maintained at the work place
- Implementing the best Health and Safety practices at the work place for our employees
- Developing the company business while adopting a socially responsible approach
- Implementing a number of ‘Green’ measures within the company
What is SMETA?
SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) uses the ethical Trading Initiative Base code and the local law as its monitoring standard for the SMETA-4 pillar audits. The measurement criteria covers Health and Safety, Labour Standards, Business Ethics and Environment aspects. SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange) is a non-profit, membership organisation that leads work with buyers and suppliers to deliver improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains.