Hikvision sees social accountability as an essential part of its operation and management. In accordance with the requirements of the SA8000:2014 Standard, the company has formulated an internal social responsibility management manual, which provides the guidelines on respecting the employees' rights to free association and collective bargaining in compliance with national laws and voluntary conditions, protecting the employees' personal information and privacy, prohibition of child labor, prohibition of forced or compulsory labor, etc.
Hikvision adheres to the social responsibility policy of "becoming a globally respected company with a reputation for being green, safe, harmonious and responsible". In June 2017, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. was certified with the SA8000: 2014 Standard, following a framework to conduct business in a way that is fair and decent for workers and to demonstrate their adherence to higher social standards. Besides, Hangzhou Hikvision System Technology Co., Ltd., Hangzhou Hikvision Electronics Co., Ltd., and Chongqing Hikvision Technology Co., Ltd. have also obtained the certification.
The SA8000 Standard is the world’s leading social certification program. The contact information of the Social Accountability Accreditation Services (SAAS) and the SA8000 certification body (IQNET) is as follows:
Bollwerk 31 CH-3011
Phone: +41 31 310 24 42
Social Accountability Accreditation Service (SAAS)
Tel: (212) 391-2106
Fax: (212) 684-1515