ETI SMETA : Ethical Standards Audit #respect #fair


Our value: Harmony on the work place

Agroindustrial Montaña Azul  has been audited on Ethical Standards thanks to the company’s serious commitment shown in the LQSNET audit result. The norm for Ethical of Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit Report (SMETA) Best Practice Guidance (Version 6.0, April 2017).

As Pahola Arias, Director for this important audit comments ” This Audit helps to promote the responsible supply chains, focused in Labour, Environment, Anti-Corruption among others. From Costa Rica we can show our transparency to our clients and most important our deep commitment with collaborators”.

Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) is one of the most widely used ethical audit formats in the world.

SMETA was developed by the Sedex Associate Auditor Group (AAG), organizations involved on ethical trade auditing. The purpose of the AAG is to drive convergence in ethical trade/social auditing, based on and helping to shape best practice.

Sedex ( This means The Supplier Ethical Data Exchange ) and it is a not-for-profit membership organisation for businesses committed to the continuous improvement of ethical performance within their supply chains. Sedex was founded in 2001 by a group of UK retailers to drive convergence in social audit standards and monitoring practices. The aims of Sedex are to ease the auditing burden on suppliers through the sharing of reports and to drive improvements in supply chain standards.

Many words for a simple idea : to produce our products in a environment that ensures our collaborators to be fairly treated. There is always room to grow and Montaña Azul will keep improving!.

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