Process

IQNet Ltd SMETA assessment provides independent assurance and confidence on the progress in the implementation of an organisation’s ethical and socially responsible practices.

 

IQNet Ltd Capabilities:

 

•   Global coverage using local resources

•   Qualified auditing resources, proficient in regional labor laws and local languages

•   Upload of the audit reports in Sedex Advance Platform and follow-up of the improvement initiatives

 

Audit Process Overview:

 

Application: An application is signed and the audit planning process is initiated.

 

Audit Request Initiation: The audit request is launched in Sedex Advance.

 

On-site Audit: Full system assessment to verify conformance of the organisation systems, policies, procedures and practices with SMETA requirements.

 

Audit Report Upload in Sedex Platform: Upon the completion of the SMETA audit, the audit report and related corrective action plan report are uploaded in Sedex Advance.

 

Audit Follow-up: Follow-up of the organisation’s corrections and corrective actions to address any identified weaknesses. Can be done through a desktop review of the evidence provided by the organisation in Sedex Advance or through an on-site visit.

 

Regular Audits: Periodic audits will be conducted to ensure that effective implementation of the SMETA requirements is being maintained.

 

Download the Application Form

Contact one of our Representative Offices

 

  • 15.07.2019

    SMETA full scope audits must be conducted in SMETA 6.1

    Implementation starts 1 July 2019

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