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SA8000:2008 Translations

Please note that the official language of the SA8000® Standard is English and all translations have been provided pro bono by the translators and reviewers listed below. In case of inconsistency between the different versions, reference shall default to the English version.  


Arabic
Translator: Mohamed El Husseiny, CSR Coordinator for the Industrial Modernisation Center, Egypt
Reviewer:  Sherine El Shorbagi, Head of Sustainable Development Programs (IMC), Egypt

Bulgarian
Translator: MSS, PL. Christov
Reviewer: Lang Security OOD, R. Nikolova

Chinese (Mandarin)
Translator: Martin Ma, Managing Director, Regional Expertise Center, Solidaridad, China
Reviewer:  Mike Lee, Social Accountability International Lead Trainer, China

French
Translators: Michel Vanasse and AFNOR 
Reviewers: AFNOR in association with INTERWORD

Hindi
Translator: Keshav Ram Singhal (Singhal Institute for Training and Education Trust/National Centre for Quality Management)
Reviewers: Dr. Divya Singhal (Goa Institute of Management, India) and Moorthy Duraiswami (DNV)

Italian
Translators: Anna Rosa Grossi (CISE), Giulia Bubbolini (CISE), and Federico Tani
Reviewers: Marisa Parmigiani (COOP – ACCDA) and Ivano Corraini (FILCAMS).

Japanese
Translator: PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata Sustainability Co., Ltd.
Reviewers: KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd. and CSO Network Japan

Persian
Translator: Dr. Reza Toyserkanmanesh (Karamed Design and Equipping Co.)
Reviewers: Dr. Hamid Rawaghi (Social Security Organization of Iran and Moeen Taherzadeh – TUV Nord)

Polish
Translator: Robert Sroka and Adam Grzymisawski (Crido Taxand) 
Reviewers: Katarzyna Rózicka (Pracodawcy RP) and Danuta Kdzierska
(
TÜV Rheinland Polska Sp. z o.o.)

Portugese
Translator: Granville Traduções and Paulo Ivo
Reviewers: Adriano Diniz Costa and Beat Grüninger (BSD Consulting)

Romanian
Translator: Liviu Octav Popescu (Quality Consulting Services, Romania)
Reviewer: Sorina Mirzac (SC Rina Romania)

Spanish
Translator: Jesús Cordero-Salvado (University of Oxford)
Reviewers: Mercedes Vita (Bureau Veritas Certification) and Elena Arengo (Social Accountability International)

Thai
Translator: Teerawee Thainugul (Metinee Interactive Co.)
Reviewer: Wantanee Viriyasitavat (Carnegie Mellon University)

Urdu
Translator: Rashid Khan (Total Management Solutions, Pakistan)
Reviewers: Ahmed Murtaza and Abdulrauf Shaikh

Vietnamese
Translator: Phan Vu An, (UL Verification Service, Vietnam)
Reviewer: TUV NORD Auditor