The SIZA improvement process has been designed to ensure Ethical Trade compliance from all suppliers in South-Africa. The goal is to have a commitment of continues improvement of labour and environmental conditions on all farms in a practical and comprehensive manner which has the potential to benefit businesses and impact positively on hundreds of thousands of employees.

The SIZA  Social Standard is built on the following 8 principles:

  • Commitment to implementing Management Systems
  • No forced and Bonded Labour
  • No Child Labour
  • Freedom of Association & Collective Bargaining
  • No Discrimination, Harassment & Abuse
  • Health & Safety
  • Working Hours
  • Wages, Benefits & Terms of Employment