Carolina VargasCarolina Vargas
Social Accountability Auditor and QMS Manager

Carolina Vargas Hernandez joined MRAG Americas in 2021 and is now a Social Accountability Auditor and QMS Manager in our Certification Division. She is responsible for developing our Social Accountability and Auditing Program in Fisheries Supply Chains, leading certification audits under the Fairness, Integrity, Safety, and Health (FISH) Standard for Crew, supporting Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) to meet Human Rights and Social Responsibility policy, and providing support on other projects with social compliance components.   Carolina has over 12 years of experience in social compliance, sustainability consulting and auditing across different sectors with a history in commitment to social and environmental stewardship, such as Apparel: Sumerra, Social & Labor Convergence, IT: Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), Agriculture: Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), Sedex – SMETA and FISH Standard for Crew. She has trained and provided technical and capacity-building support for auditors, suppliers, and scheme owners in the Americas. She has completed more than 500 audits for Responsible Supply Chain Audits against Social and Security schemes across the industries (Agriculture, Manufacture, Food, Tech, Transportation, Warehouses, 3PL). Her certifications and completed courses include APSCA Certified Social Compliance Auditor (CSCA), Social & Labor Convergence Verifier (SLCP), Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), SMETA Auditor, PVH, ISO 14001, and SA8000.