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NEW AREA OF APPLICATION FOR REDCERT²: BIOMASS IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

The REDcert² certification scheme for sustainable biomass has expanded its scope: the scheme is now also applicable to a new, highly complex sector – the chemical industry. The certification system REDcert² ensures that the European sustainability requirements for the use of biomass for energy and material purposes are met at all levels of the production …
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IFS BROKER VERSION 3: HERE’S WHAT CHANGES

In June 2019, IFS released Version 3 of the IFS Broker Standard. The new version reflects the changing expectations of the market with regard to product safety. Certified sites need to be aware of a number of new requirements, particularly in relation to food fraud mitigation and risk assessments. In this article, we provide an overview of the main …
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HOW THE EU WANTS TO FINANCE CLIMATE PROTECTION – THE EU GREEN BOND STANDARD

In the past weeks, many EU member states have committed themselves to becoming climate-neutral by 2050. In order to achieve this goal, massive investments in a more sustainable economy will be needed. In order to facilitate and stimulate investments in climate-friendly projects and assets, the European commission is currently developing a so-called …
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DQS Customer Journal No. 85 II/2019

Welcome to a short summer edition of DQS Compact!  This issue of our customer journal continues the series about the importance of Occupational Health and Safety and how the new ISO 45001 can help organizations improve their safety record in the interest of stakeholders, employees and the public. The series will be continued in each of this year’s …
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ANTI-BRIBERY: EIGHT GOOD REASONS TO IMPLEMENT ISO 37001

Barely three years old, the international standard for anti-bribery management systems is quickly becoming one of the key management systems standards across the globe. In this article, we will explain why so many companies are currently deciding to get certified. 1. Corruption is a problem – in every country Many people think corruption is restricted …
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DQS certificates put quality under IMPOL’s wings

DQS Zagreb d.o.o. is proud to announce the certification of IMPOL Group to EN 9100:2018 IMPOL is a long-standing and successful manufacturer of high quality aluminum alloys for the civil aircraft industry. Its advanced technology allows the co-founder of The Centre of Excellence Space-SI to provide aluminum alloys and parts that are able to sustain …
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DQS, CFS and ISO united in the Fight against Climate Change

Droughts, floods and record-breaking temperatures – it certainly looks like we are heading right into a climate catastrophe. Presumably, 2019 will be another record year in terms of CO2 emissions – the concentration will be at the highest point since 400.000 years ago. It’s news like these that confirm the urgent need for coordinated action, on …
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DQS AUDITOR WINS BRCGS AWARD FOR AUDITOR OF THE YEAR

As a certification and auditing body, our experienced auditors are our main asset. We are proud to report that Nadia Narine, lead auditor for DQS in North America, has been named BRC Auditor of the Year. The prestigious award was presented by BRC at the Food Safety Americas conference. To be eligible for this award, an auditor should not only show on-going …
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Shaping DQS for the future

…was the main theme under which DQS managing directors from 60 countries gathered in Frankfurt for their annual International Management Meeting 2019. During this year’s meeting, the participants analyzed the current situation of DQS Group and its various international offices, easily summarized by stating that 2018 was one of the most succesful …