Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI Certification)
The BSCI is the European social monitoring system for ethical sourcing initiated by the Brussels-based Foreign Trade Association (FTA). The BSCI is based on ILO (International Labour Organisation) labour standards and supports the continuous improvement of the social performance of suppliers. Its ultimate objective is to become certificated to standards such as SA 8000 or equivalent, thereby promoting sustainable working conditions in factories worldwide.
The BSCI code of conduct covers the following areas :