With great honor, ESTSwas accepted as the APSCAmember at the end of April 2017. （http://www.theapsca.org/）
APSCA, standing for Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditor, was created to enhance the professionalism, consistency and credibility of individual auditors and organizations performing independent social compliance audits, and to promote the use of independent social compliance audits as a tool to advance workplace conditions for workers globally. APSCA's certification process will ensure auditors have consistent training, education, background checks, and demonstrated competencies which are standard requirements in comparable professional auditor associations. Lots of retailers and brands have high expectations on APSCA normativeness regarding auditor competency and integrity among various audit firms.
APSCA has strict requirements and processes on the acceptance of new members and new applicants have to go through the processes of application, document review, third-party due diligence and interview before being accepted as new member. Now APSCA has 22 members, including famous global audit firms, audit standard organizations and some famous global retailers and brands.