The Only Representative Body For,
And The National Voice Of,
The South African Landscape Industry
The South African Landscapers Institute (SALI) was formed in 1984 and is a national body with regional offices serving landscape contractors and suppliers.
SALI being a National Body is represented in the Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng regions of South Africa.
The client of a SALI Member is expected to gain high standards of workmanship, plants and materials. The client also has the security of knowing that at the back of the SALI contractor is a responsible Institute.
A SALI member has agreed to comply with the Code of Conduct. Clients of a SALI Member always have recourse to their local SALI regional office where mediation can be facilitated. Contact your SALI regional office for more information: Refer to the contact us page for details.
Why Become A Member Of SALI?
Code Of Ethics
To be proud of my profession as a landscape contractor and the opportunity it affords me to improve our environment and the quality of life of my clients.
To endeavour to improve the standard of our industry by adhering to the Specifications laid down by SALI and by so doing, ensuring clients get increased value.
To make no false claims in advertising my products or services and to display the official logo of the Institute only as long as I am a member in good standing. This logo is an outward sign of quality service and product.
Code Of Conduct
In addition to statutory responsibilities, members must comply with the following:
Terms of business shall be clearly stated to each client by way of a detailed specification and quotation. Quotations concerning replacement of plant losses and liability for defects must be made clear to clients at the time of quoting/tendering.
Sufficient trained staff, adequately supervised, shall be employed to ensure that contracts are carried out in accordance with the specification and normal good practice.
All statutory responsibilities PAYE, Skills Development Levies, UIF, Workmen’s Compensation, Regional Services Levies and/or any other.
Sufficient Public Liability and statutory insurance shall be maintained.
Members shall take full responsibility for the quality of work and conduct of any sub-contractor engaged by them.