What is SMETA 4-pillars?
Developed by AIM Progress in order to go beyond the requirements of a standard SMETA (SEDEX Members Ethical Trade Audit) audit, SMETA 4-pillars is a common audit format which places equal emphasis on 4 key areas; labour standards, the environment, health & safety and business integrity
SMETA 4-pillars is recognized by AIM Progress members – an increasing group of consumer goods companies from across the world. SMETA 4-pillars has been designed to meet a number of objectives which includes promotion of responsible sourcing within the supply chain and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of evaluation using a common methodology and allowing for the exchange of assessment data.
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