People-led, bottom-up and demand-driven accountability initiatives can make an important contribution towards enhancing accountability for international child rights commitments unicef. Sa8000 is the leading social certification standard for factories and organisations across the globe established by social accountability international (sai) in 1997 as a multi-stakeholder. Social accountability can be defined as an approach towards building accountability that relies on civic engagement, ie, in which it is ordinary citizens and/or. Social accountability 8000 standard was established as a universal standard that could be used across product lines and sectors as a definitive benchmark for social accountability the. Sai's mission is to advance the human rights of workers around the world. 7 social accountability and its conceptual challenges: an analytical framework basel institute on governance working paper series no16 taken together, these elements suggest that.
The macro evaluation analysed 50 dfid social accountability projects to find out what works, for whom, in what contexts and why it has been a long and arduous road, but the findings are. Social accountability in the wbi working papers public sector a conceptual discussion and learning module. The social accountability 8000 (sa8000®) standard is governed by social accountability international (sai) and overseen by social accountability accreditation services (saas. Basel institute on governance social accountability: a practitioner’s handbook claudia baez camargo head of governance research franziska stahl research fellow. The state is responsible for delivering services to realise the rights of its people service delivery is conducted through a public resource management framework, which consists of five.
Page 4 of 10 sa8000:2008 social accountability 8000 (sa8000) i purpose and scope the intent of sa8000 is to provide a standard based on international human rights norms and. Accountability: accountability, principle according to which a person or institution is responsible for a set of duties and can be required to give an account of their fulfilment to an. Global data and statistics, research and publications, and topics in poverty and development.
Sa 8000, social management system, social, responsibility, social accountability, 8000, child labour, working condition, overtime, sa 8000 implementation. 5 social work practice and accountability kathryn cameron this chapter will look at accountability in relation to social work prac tice in scotland. Manual on social accountability: concepts & tools centre for budget and governance accountability b-7 extension/110 a (ground floor), harsukh marg.
Social accountability a primer for civil society organizations working in family planning and reproductive health by erin mcginn and alyson lipsky. Social accounting (also known as social accounting and auditing, social accountability, social and environmental accounting, corporate social reporting, corporate social responsibility. Social accountability and service delivery research in brazil, india and mexico illustrates the importance of collective action to. The debate around social accountability is not short of energy, enthusiasm or ideas it has gone through many phases over the last 20 years and has become increasingly sophisticated as its.
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What is social accountability social accountability is a process by which ordinary citizens – who are the users of basic public services – voice their needs and demands and create. With a grant from the world bank’s global partnership for social accountability, ti-rw set up a series of forums among farmers and officials in kayonza district. Learn about working at social accountability international join linkedin today for free see who you know at social accountability international, leverage your professional network, and get. Contract sgs to demonstrate your organization’s commitment to social accountability with an audit against the sa 8000 certification standard find out more. Social accountability 8000 international standard by social accountability international june 2014 sa8000®: 2014 supersedes previous versions: 2001, 2004 and 2008. Accountability in governance the offending party or remedy the accountability or social accountability in order for there to be social or horizontal 3.