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First Squid Fishery in the World MSC Certified as Sustainable

SCS Awards Certification to U.S. Northeastern Longfin Inshore Squid Fishery
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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018  /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Northeastern Longfin Inshore Squid fishery in the Northwest Atlantic is the first squid fishery in the world to achieve MSC certification as a sustainable and well-managed fishery. The certification was awarded on May 22 by independent certifier SCS Global Services following an 11-month long detailed assessment.

SCS Certifies Manuelita, First Producer of Biodiesel Palm in Latin America to ISCC

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Manuelita achieved International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), which validates their commitment to environmentally and socially responsible production of biofuels, as well as the supply of sustainable raw materials free from deforestation. SCS Global Services confirmed from its assessment in November 2017 that Manuelita demonstrated compliance with the ISCC requirements.

First Seriola Farms Certified to ASC Standard

SCS Congratulates First Certified Client under New Standard: Kurose Suisan
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Standard, which establishes strict environmental and social requirements for farmed fish, is quickly gaining traction within the industry.

SCS Global Services Accredited for Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) Certification

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January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) has become the third Certification Body to be accredited by Accreditation Services International (ASI) for SBP certification services. ASI, the appointed accreditation body for the SBP certification system, has undertaken a thorough assessment of the processes and procedures in place at SCS and is satisfied that the accreditation requirements for the SBP certification system have been met.

Open Blue Becomes First Cobia Farming Company in World to Achieve ASC Certification

SCS Global Services Congratulates Open Blue Sea Farms
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PANAMA CITY, Panama, January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Open Blue is pleased to announce that following a successful audit in September 2017 by SCS Global Services, it has achieved Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification. This is a major accomplishment for Open Blue as it becomes the first cobia farming company in the world to achieve recognition under this responsibly farmed standard.

SCS Reaches New Carbon Offset Milestone at 125 Million Metric Tons Verified

GHG Project Developers, Landowners, and Offset Buyers Enjoy Benefits of Project Verification
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) has achieved a new milestone, crossing the 125 million metric tons CO2e mark for carbon offsets verified. This achievement reflects greenhouse gas (GHG) offset projects evaluated over nearly 10 years by SCS, including projects focused on forests and land-use, agriculture, renewable energy, ozone depleting substances (ODS), and more.

Leaders in Responsible Forestry Recognized at Greenbuild

SCS Global Services Congratulates Award-Winning FSC® Certified Clients
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Leaders in Responsible Forestry Recognized at Greenbuild

SCS Global Services Congratulates Award-Winning FSC® Certified Clients

FSC® Strategic Plan, New Markets and More: SCS Shares Highlights From the 2017 FSC General Assembly

By Sarah Harris, SCS Global Services
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Our forestry team recently returned from the 2017 Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) General Assembly (GA), which took place this year from October 8-13 in Vancouver, Canada. It was an exciting gathering, attended by more than 700 FSC international members, including forestry companies, NGOs, a wide diversity of wood-based product manufacturers, and more. Moreover, it was the FSC’s first North American-held General Assembly since 1993, a treat for those of us headquartered on this side of the pond.

World’s First MSC Certified Pearls Confirms Sustainability of Intergenerational Australian Fishery

SCS Global Services Commends Australian Pearl Producers Association
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In a ground-breaking move for sustainability certification, the Australian Pearl Producers Association (PPA) are the first wild pearl fishery in the world to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. The fishery was awarded the third-party certification after an 18-month assessment period carried out by SCS Global Services.

Nestlé Waters N.A. Awarded First AWS Certificate in North America by SCS Global Services

SCS Global Services congratulates Nestlé Waters N.A. on their Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Certification
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SCS Global Services congratulates Nestlé Waters North America, the first facility in North America to earn Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Certification. “Use and protection of fresh water resources is one of the most pressing global challenges of this century,” said Stanley Mathuram, SCS Vice President of Environmental Certification Services Operations.

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