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VALIDATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE: ASSURANCE WHERE YOU NEED IT

While the debate on a human rights due diligence law in Germany is still ongoing, many other countries have already introduced legally binding measures. We strongly recommend companies to take swift action in order to ensure compliance with human rights legislation and expectations. California has its Transparency in Supply Chains Act, the UK and Australia …
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VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION: WHY THE NEW STANDARD ISO/IEC 17029 MATTERS

Tony’s Chocolonely claims its chocolate is 100 % slave free. DHL aims for zero emissions by 2050. Bosch plans to be carbon neutral by 2020. Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it is the world’s most water-efficient brewer. As a consumer, investor or business partner, how do you know these claims are correct and realistic? The new ISO/IEC 17029 provides …
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#STANDARDQUESTIONS – INSIGHTS INTO THE WORLD OF STANDARDS

Earlier this year we had the pleasure of welcoming Christine Flöter to the DQS family. In her new role, Christine manages all DQS services related to the IFS and BRCGS standards. With more than 20 years of experience in the area of food safety standards, she has a wealth of expertise. We took the opportunity to ask her some questions about the future …
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ACHIEVEMENT IN GETTING MDSAP CERTIFICATION

The Medical Device Single Audit Program allows an MDSAP recognized Auditing Organization to conduct a single regulatory audit of a medical device manufacturer that satisfies other relevant requirements of the regulatory authorities participating in the program. The program’s main mission is to “…jointly leverage regulatory resources to manage …
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PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS – NEW BRCGS STANDARD UNDER DEVELOPMENT

When the Beyond Meat Burger was launched in Germany, the product was sold out within minutes. This is yet another indication that consumers are increasingly ready to consider plant-based alternatives. The shift in consumer purchasing behaviour is a challenge for companies in terms of standardization, as plant-based products are relatively novel. A new …
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SUSTAINABLE FINANCE: CLIMATE BONDS STANDARD VERSION 3.0 IS COMING

A new version of the Climate Bonds Standard will be launched in September 2019. The release of issue 3.0 is part of an ongoing development programme to support the use of climate bonds as an instrument in the transition to a more climate-friendly economy. In this article, we will explain which requirements will be subject to change and what the intentions …
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WHAT’S NEW IN FOOD SAFETY THIS MONTH?

Food safety culture is the new buzzword in the industry; starting with BRCGS Food Version 8 coming up in February 2020, we expect to see more demand for the “shared values, beliefs and norms that affect mindset and behaviour toward food safety in, across and throughout an organization”, as the Global Food Safety Initiative*s (GFSI) technical working …
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IMPACT – 2019 Quarter 3

Read the latest issue of Impact for articles on: DQS Extended Services ISO 45001 Readiness Review Differences of ISO 22000 vs. HACCP ISO 50001:2018 Information Security      Source: DQS Holding website (https://dqsus.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Impact-2019-Q3.pdf). For more information, please send email to info@dqs.com.my.  
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DQS Customer Journal No. 86 III/2019

DQS Compact: Are you safe enough? Welcome to this year’s third edition of DQS Compact, where our editiorial team has once again collected stories from various DQS offices, standards and customers the world over. We start this issue with TISAX and why (not only) the automotive industry is so excited about it, followed by the third installment of our …
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