Preparing for your Ethical Audit

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Preparing for your first ever SMETA audit can be difficult if you don’t know what to expect. In this session we will address some of the key ways you can best prepare and what to expect on the day. We will also cover off the most common findings we’ve seen so far so that you can ensure you have these measures in place prior to your audit.

About The Presenters:

Kestra is Coles’ Ethical Sourcing Program Manager with a key focus on supplier education and training. With experience and relationships working with the fresh produce supply base at Coles, Kestra has spent most of her time in the Ethical Sourcing team supporting suppliers to achieve compliance with Coles’ Ethical Sourcing Program.

Ali is Coles’ Lead Ethical Auditor with various responsibilities under the Coles Ethical Sourcing Audit Program. With over 18 years industry experience, Ali was one of the first fully qualified Corporate Social Responsibility auditors in Australia and has a passion for continuous improvement and supplier education in all areas of social compliance.



1:00-2:00pm AEDT


Kestra Bowskill | Ethical Sourcing Program Manager | Coles
Ali Shayan | Ethical Sourcing Lead Auditor | Coles


Recording available to all Coles Suppliers, please email for a copy.

Also available as part of the CQA Membership.