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SCS Achieves Mutual Recognition Agreement with The International EPD System

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has reached a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with The International EPD® System, allowing for cross-recognition of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) and showcasing the alignment of both EPD Programs.  An independent review was conducted to assess the levels of similarities in processes, standards, quality, and use of life cycle assessment methodology, and it was concluded that both programs operate parallel to each other with respect to specific EPD and Product Category Rule

SCS Empowers Companies to Build Business Value Through Sustainability

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Check out this video that highlights how SCS Global Services empowers companies to build business value through sustainability by safeguarding the environment, climate, health and supporting the needs of workers and communities. Find out why we are the leading third-party certifier in the industry by following our upcoming #100waysSCSempowers campaign on social media to see all the ways we work with various organizations around the world. 

Non-GMO Project Verification Takes Food Manufacturers by Storm

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As one of the fastest growing value-added labels in modern grocery history, the Non-GMO Project Verified label has tapped into one of the core memes of the current zeitgeist – the quest for authenticity.  As food and agricultural technologies advance with ever increasing speed, so too, it seems, does the demand for simplification, a harkening back to the way things were.

Food Safety and Farmworker Experts Team Up to Expand Agricultural Training Reach

SCS Global Services and AgSafe Announce Partnership
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading food safety training center and third-party certification body, and AgSafe Food & Farms, a nonprofit organization providing worker health and safety education and services, are pleased to announce their new partnership.  Through complementary and new joint education, training, and service offerings, the two organizations will provide even greater support for growers, packers, distributors, and farm labor contractors, addressing critical issues impacting worker safety, health, human resources, and fo

SCS Named Environmental Certification Specialist of the Year

Among Companies Recognized by Clean Energy Awards Program
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For the second time in a row, SCS Global Services (SCS) has been recognized by Global Energy News under its Clean Energy Awards program.  Last week, SCS was named Environmental Certification Specialist of the Year for 2018.

Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin – vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals – just took a giant step forward.

Veriflora® Sustainably Grown Flowers Protect People and the Planet This Valentine's Day

Certified Cut Flowers and Potted Plants Support Holiday Giving
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Check out this video, which shows why Veriflora® Sustainably Grown flowers are the best way to celebrate Valentine’s day and every day.  Be sure to visit our website to learn more: Veriflora® Sustainably Grown Website

Integrating Ecosystem Impact Assessment into Life Cycle Assessment

Using Big Data for Site-specific Assessment
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This is the second part in a series focused on the groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study completed by SCS Global Services on behalf of Stella McCartney in October 2017. Read my first post in this series, download the full report, or check out our webinar about the study.

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This is the second part in a series focused on the groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study completed by SCS Global Services on behalf of Stella McCartney in October 2017. Read my first post in this series, download the full report, or check out our webinar about the study.

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.

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