Prepare a strategic action plan, in conjunction with your company personnel, to address those improvement areas and assist with the communication of these requirements to key personnel at all levels.

If needed, provide assistance and advice on the development and implementation of systems, including preparation of documentation
Advise and assist, if required, with the preparation and submission of
applications to your certification body

Further conduct internal audit to ensure the effective implementation of the management system prior to final audit by your certification body

Achieve compliance formally through Certification Body.


With global demand and awareness, ethically sourced goods have become highly valued.

Supplier Ethical Data Exchange or SEDEX is a not for profit membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains.
SEDEX is a web-based system designed to help organisations manage data on labour practices in their supply chain. Members have the benefit of being able to publish their SMETA audit reports directly on the SEDEX system for viewing by all customers.

SEDEX focuses on 4 key ares – Business Ethics, Environment, Labour Standard and Safety Standard.

QualityCompliance360 provides management system consultancy services and expertise to assist client in developing management systems from the initial concept to establishment and successful implementation of the SEDEX program. Using industry experts, we removes the pain in gaining and maintaining SMETA certification.

We use the following consultation approach to assist you in achieving certification:

Using a simple checklist / iComplied tool based approach identify areas requiring improvement or development

Our experienced consultants carry out on-site observations, conduct interviews with management and workers as part of the assessment and then

Ongoing Assistance

We will help you through the process seamlessly regardless of what level of help and support you need. Help you all the way – after gaining certification we will continue to support the business

Free Initial Consultation

No matter where you are throughout Australia, our team of dedicated consultants can assist you through the process of developing an internal audit system that works for your business

Ethics and Competence

We have worked with numerous organisations locally to help manage their ethical requirements in line with local or international standards. If you need information contact us

Experienced Team

We have over 15 years of experience in various industry sectors and we provide you with the team of dedicated resources that can help your organisation benefit from the experience

Benefits of SEDEX

  • SMETA is designed to benefit retailers and consumer brands and their suppliers, reducing duplication of effort in ethical trade auditing. Companies who are not members of Sedex are able and encouraged to use SMETA as well.
  • Sedex is a comprehensive platform that enables the effective management of complex global supply chains, leading to real business benefits for your organisation.
  • Increase your reputation
  • Gain competitive advantage and reduce the risk in your supply chain.
  • Save time and money, Sedex allows more time and resources to be spent on making improvements rather than on completing multiple audits and unnecessary paperwork.