SEDEX is a non-profit membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains. Over 60,000 organizations from over 180 countries have joined SEDEX, making SEDEX the largest collaborative platform for sharing ethical supply chain data, thus providing an innovative and effective supply chain management solution.
Whereas, SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) is the audit methodology created by the Sedex membership which is a compilation of good practice in ethical audit technique. SMETA helps auditors conduct high quality audits that encompass all aspects of responsible business practice. SMETA has been developed to provide guidance for both 2-Pillar and 4-Pillar audits: