1. Shadow audit questionnaire

Sedex would like to receive your candid feedback on your experience of Sedex methodology for Ethical Trade Audits (SMETA) if your company has recently commissioned a social audit in line with SMETA.

* 1. Prior to this audit, had you ever had an ethical audit or social audit carried out on this site?

* 2. Date of SMETA Audit

* 3. Name of audit company used:

* 4. How did you learn about SMETA? (Please tick all that apply)

* 5. Did you read the SMETA Best Practice Guidance before your audit?

* 6. If you answered yes, please rate how useful found it?
1 = Not at all useful 5 = Very useful

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Please enter a rating.

* 7. What activities were conducted during this audit? (Please tick all that apply.)

* 8. Please comment on the ability of the auditor to communicate during the interview process. 1 = Communicates badly 5 = Communicates very well

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With the management
With the workers

* 9. Please comment on how accurate you believe the findings (non compliances etc.) to be. 1 = Totally inaccurate 5 = Very accurate

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Please enter a rating.

* 10. Do you like the format of the audit report?

* 11. How achievable and realistic do you believe the suggested corrective action dates are within the timeframe suggested? 1 = Unachievable 5 = Very Achievable

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Please enter a rating.

* 12. The SMETA audit methodology was designed to provide the following benefits. Please select all that you agree with.

* 13. What is the name of your company?

* 14. What is your name?

* 15. Please enter the name and location of the site of employment that was audited.

* 16. Have you ever had an ethical audit carried out on this site before?

* 17. Please offer any additional comments about SMETA, especially about whether this audit represents an improvement over previous “social audits” you have had.

* 18. Would you be open to a Sedex staff member contacting you for further comments?

* 19. if you answered yes to the question above please supply Your name & e-mail address