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.

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

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

Date of SMETA Audit

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* 2. Date of SMETA Audit

Name of audit company used:

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* 3. Name of audit company used:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What is the name of your company?

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* 13. What is the name of your company?

What is your name?

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* 14. What is your name?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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