Sedex is a global membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices across global supply chains. As one of the world’s leading organisations for helping companies manage responsible sourcing, Sedex operates a collaborative online platform that allows our members to collect, share and analyse data and manage risks in their supply chain. Sedex’s collaborative approach allows buyers and suppliers to exchange information and work collaboratively to better manage their social and environmental performance, and implement measures to protect people, the environment and their business.
Sedex tools and services are used by more than 50,000 members in over 155 countries to support continuous improvement in their responsible sourcing programme. Sedex works across 35 industry sectors, including food, agriculture, clothing and apparel, packaging and chemicals. Sedex is also home to SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit), one of the most widely used social audit methodologies in the world.