New National Sustainable Agriculture Standard, and A New Climate Stabilization Roadmap
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Ecological economists are playing an increasingly important role in assessing the economic value of natural capital and ecosystem services. SCS Global Services’ Stowe Beam addressed the largely academic audience at the International Society for Ecological Economists conference in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 29th with thought-provoking presentations on two topics requiring sound ecological accountability.
Stanley P. Rhodes, SCS Global Services Founder and CEO, delivered a short, impassioned speech on the importance of confronting our climate challenge now while accepting the prestigious Acterra Award for Sustainability at the awards ceremony in May 2016.
The Acterra 2016 Business Environmental Award for Sustainability was presented to SCS Global Services at a ceremony in late May, recognizing SCS’ three decades of service to the cause of environmental stewardship and social responsibility in the public and private arenas. SCS’ certification, auditing and standards development activities around the world were spotlighted in a short video produced by Acterra for the event.
May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Millions of acres of forestland and agricultural crops worldwide, thousands of business and consumer products, and a diverse range of companies and organizations earned recognition for environmental and social achievements from third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) in 2015.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), an internationally trusted leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, and ToxServices, a scientific consulting firm focused on toxicology and risk assessment, are pleased to announce a new partnership aimed at giving manufacturers full service support in the establishment and verification of their Health Product Declarations (HPDs). ToxServices will help manufacturers prepare and publish their HPDs using the HPD Collaborative’s online b
On April 22, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement, signifying the world is demanding aggressive action on climate change mitigation. Companies are facing pressure from customers, governments, investors, and other stakeholders to find climate change solutions.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., and COLOGNE, Germany, May 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a trusted leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, has partnered with eco-INSTITUT, a leading provider of product emissions and chemical testing based in Cologne, Germany.
Responsible Forestry and Chain of Custody Certification Snapshot
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Happy Arbor Day from SCS!
Forests are an integral part of a healthy environment and economy, in both rural and urban communities. Responsible forest management assures that wood resources are not over-harvested, protects sensitive ecosystems, sequesters greenhouse gases, and supports the livelihoods of indigenous people. SCS Global Services has been working since 1991 to independently certify companies and organizations at the cutting edge of sustainable forestry.
Service Complements Broad Suite of Certifications for Food and Non-Food Products
Emeryville, Calif., April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that it has successfully completed a rigorous, year-long Non-GMO Project Verification Pilot Program, and is now formally recognized as Non-GMO Project Technical Administrator. This designation means that SCS is authorized to independently verify claims for all types of food products and supplements under the Non-GMO Project, one of the United States’ fastest growing food labels of all time.