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DQS received TAPA Accreditation for Asia Pacific

TAPA is a global leader in Transportation Security – and now DQS is going global with them. We started with the EMEA region in 2016, we continue now with Asia-Pacific (APAC) and we are looking forward to becoming a TAPA Global Certification Partner worldwide. In May 2020, DQS signed the Memorandum of Understanding with TAPA APAC. From this …
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GENDER AWARENESS TRAINING: E-LEARNING-COURSES FOR BUSINESSES AND AUDITORS

The #MeToo movement was yet another reminder that gender-based violence and harassment is widespread – even in the workplace. Structural inequality of opportunities has considerable negative effects, both on invididuals as well as on the global economy. With the help of our e-learning courses, companies and auditors can strengthen their gender competence: …
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FOOD SAFETY IN TIMES OF CORONA – NEW BRCGS AUDIT PROTOCOLS

FOOD SAFETY IN TIMES OF CORONA – NEW BRCGS AUDIT PROTOCOLS The confidence of consumers and customers in food safety must be maintained at all times, and perhaps even more so at times of crisis. Standards and certification continue to play a key role here. But what to do if auditors cannot perform their audits due to travel restrictions and hygiene …
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BRCGS STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION STANDARD IS UPDATED

Cloud technology, Interconnectedness, Artificial Intelligence – a lot has happened since 2016. This fact will soon be reflected in the BRCGS Storage and Distribution Standard. Market developments such as digital literacy and efficient supply chain solutions will be mentioned in the updated version. Publication is scheduled for November 2020, audits …
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WASTE AS AN OPPORTUNITY – GRI PUBLISHES 306: WASTE STANDARD

How much does it cost to dispose of a ton of waste? The short answer is: more and more. For waste-intensive industries, waste is one of the main operating costs. Reason enough to change the perspective, to tackle the problem at the root and to see garbage no longer as waste but as an opportunity. The new GRI 306: Waste 2020 standard can help you in …
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Impact – 2020 Quarter 2

The 2020 Quarter 2 issue of Impact includes industry articles on topics such as Remote Auditing Additional Remote Offerings MDD/MDR Update Business Updates during the pandemic      Source: DQS Inc website (https://dqsus.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020Q1Impact.pdf). For more information, please send an email to info@dqs.com.my.
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TRANSITIONAL PERIOD EXTENDED BY ISO STANDARDS

Given the impact COVID-19 has had on audits, the IAF has extended the transition period for all recently revised ISO management system standards by six months. The new transition period affects i.a. the ISO standards ISO 45001:2018 for Safety and Health at work (SGA) and ISO 50001:2018 for Energy Management. Information about the new transition periods …
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CORONA & STANDARDS: WHICH STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE?

In recent weeks, many of our clients have asked whether there are any ISO standards that will help them navigate through the corona crisis. The bad news: there are no ISO standards that specifically address the current pandemic of COVID-19 infections. The good news: there are plenty of other standards and certifications that can serve as benchmarks. …
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IFS REMOTE SURVEILLANCE & GMP ON-SITE CHECKS

IFS certificates that cannot be extended due to the corona crisis are expiring. In order to maintain trust in the supply chain despite the expired certificate and to support the risk management processes of business partners, IFS offers affected companies optional solutions, developed specifically for this crisis situation. Meet the new IFS Remote Surveillance …