About us

It was in 1996 when Gerhard Schäuble founded fair & human GmbH in Herbolzheim, Germany.
Effective 1st April 2015, the company is located in Gotha/Thueringen.

After a long experience in business – mainly in shoe and textile industry – Mr. Schäuble performs international audits concerning fair work and social conditions in his capacity as Lead Auditor and Managing Director of fair & human.

For various enterprises he has also created appropriate Codes of Conduct.

Soon he recognized that a more effective guidance as well as an independent surveillance have to be a fundamental parts of a sustainable regulation.

Mr. Schäuble’s qualifications include:

  • SA 8000 Lead Auditor
  • SMETA Ethik Audit Lead Auditor
  • OHAS 18001 Lead Auditor
  • Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner
  • Industrial Protection
  • Fire Prevention
  • Health Management
  • He also regularly attends meetings of the Multistakeholder-Forum of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE)