December 11th, 2014
New Sedex briefing highlights need for global response to corruption
Sedex has partnered with Transparency International UK and Verité to publish a new briefing which explores the impact of corruption risks on global supply chains and highlights opportunities to address these.
December 10th, 2014
Oxfam releases new report: “Steps Towards a Living Wage in Global Supply Chains”
Almost a century after the ILO constitution recognised the need for workers to earn a living wage, this Oxfam paper outlines the compelling reasons for responsible companies to act now to raise wages that are inadequate to meet the needs of workers and their families.
November 28th, 2014
SMETA in Numbers Infographic
To celebrate the launch of the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) version 5.0, we have produced an infographic overview of the audit format and how it is used…
November 28th, 2014
World’s Most Popular Ethical Audit Format Puts Workers Centre Stage
Version 5.0 of the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) has been fully reviewed and significantly updated to include new guidance around workers’ rights, and more
November 19th, 2014
Supplying the future: supply chains & the post-15 development agenda
Book your ticket now for the Sedex Global Responsible Sourcing Conference, held Wednesday 25th March 2015 in London
November 17th, 2014
Sedex CEO Carmel Giblin will be leaving Sedex at the end of January 2015 to start a new role as President and CEO of ICTI CARE Foundation, which promotes ethical manufacturing standards in the worldwide toy industry.
November 14th, 2014
Next version of SMETA due for release 28 November
Following a comprehensive review, the latest version of the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) is due to be released on 28 November 2014. The new features include updates aligned to the new ETI working hours clause, which will go into effect on 1 December 2014.
November 13th, 2014
Case Study: Sedex plays a crucial role in Adare’s Small World service
Adare has used Sedex to help manufacturing facilities achieve the required ethical standards and quality levels in order to supply the UK market.
November 5th, 2014
Join Sedex at Ethical Corporation’s Sustainable Supply Chain Summit
Sedex are an official partner of the event and will be speaking at the Summit. As part of this partnership, we are pleased to offer our a special £200 DISCOUNT for Sedex members with code Sed200.
October 29th, 2014
Latin America’s Cencosud expands responsible sourcing programme with Sedex
Cencosud, one of the largest and most prestigious retail conglomerates in Latin America, has announced that it is partnering with Sedex in order to develop its responsible sourcing programme.
October 20th, 2014
Join Sedex at Sustainable Brands London
Join Sedex at the Sustainable Brands London Activation Hub to share ideas, discuss new thinking and explore opportunities for future collaborations on supply chain sustainability.
October 16th, 2014
Sedex joins SOURCE Founding Partnership to advance sustainable fashion supply chains
Sedex announced today that it has been appointed as a Founding Partner of SOURCE, a ground-breaking online solution developed by the Ethical Fashion Forum. Sedex joins leading brands, suppliers and organisations such as the Fairtrade Foundation and GOTS which are pioneering sustainability and fashion through the SOURCE Founding Partnership.