SIZA implementation

The Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA) provides a platform for agricultural stakeholders to ensure ethical and
environmentally sustainable trade. The SIZA platform is a South African standard but is aligned to global best practices
and monitors care for the environment and compliance with labour legislation. This workshop takes you through the SIZA Social standard providing you with the knowledge, guidance and tools to implement the SIZA social standard for your facility. Group activities and case studies make this an enjoyable and engaging workshop.

The Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA) provides a platform for agricultural stakeholders to ensure ethical and environmentally sustainable trade. The SIZA platform is a South African standard but is aligned to global best practices and monitors care for the environment and compliance with labour legislation. This workshop takes you through the SIZA Social standard providing you with the knowledge, guidance and tools to implement the SIZA social standard for your facility. Group activities and case studies make this an enjoyable and engaging workshop.

  • Learn how to implement the SIZA requirements
  • Receive SIZA implementation tools and tips to help
    you get started
  • Gain an excellent understanding of the SIZA
    platform
  • What is SIZA and why do you need SIZA for your
    facility?
  • Introduction to SIZA
  • What is ethics?
  • Objectives and benefits of SIZA implementation
  • The 8 Principles of the SIZA standard
  • Where to find the SIZA Social Standard and how to apply it in your facility
  • The SIZA auditing process and what to expect
  • How to prepare for a SIZA audit
  • Self-assessment
  • Employment Law
  • Health and Safety
  • Management system requirements
  • Forced, Bonded and Indentured Prison Labour
  • Child Labour and Young Workers
  • Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
    Discrimination, harassment and abuse
  • Wages, benefits and terms of employment
  • Common mistakes made
  • How to implement the SIZA requirements
  • Where to find SIZA document templates
  • Record-keeping requirements using the SIZA platform

Farm managers, Packhouse Managers, Quality Assurance
Personnel, Investors, Quality Personnel and Farm and
Packhouse Administration Personnel.

None required

Complete a short assessment at the end of the course

Duration

2 days

Certification type

Workshop

Course dates

2024-02-29 Book Now

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