Category Archives: News

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2020 Quarter 4 Impact

The 2020 Quarter 4 issue of Impact includes industry articles on topics such as OHSAS Enforcement Discretion During the Pandemic SQFI Recent Highlights Virtual 20 Year Celebration      Source: DQS Inc website (https://dqsus.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/2020-Q4-Impact.pdf). For more information, please send an email to info@dqs.com.my.
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Final issue of DQS Compact 2020 – and more!

Please welcome the third and final edition of DQS Compact 2020, along with a COMPACT SPECIAL about how the Guiding Principles of the UN Global Compact can help you pave your way to an inclusive and sustained global economy. With the advent of the European Supply Chain Law, compliance with human rights and environmental standards will no longer be …
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MANDATORY UNANNOUNCED AUDITS FOR BRCGS AND IFS

Earlier this year, the Global Food Safety Initiative published Version 2020 of its benchmarking requirements. The consequences are significant: unannounced audits will become mandatory for all GFSI-benchmarked certification schemes. This includes, but is not limited to, leading schemes such as IFS, BRCGS and FSSC 22000. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), …
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FSSC 22000 RELEASES VERSION 5.1

FSSC 22000 has published a new revision that will become mandatory on April 1, 2021. Learn what the background is and what changes you can expect below. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has updated its benchmarking requirements. This means that GFSI recognized food standards such as IFS, BRCGS and FSSC 22000 have to implement the new or changed …
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A new issue of DQS Compact

Welcome to another interesting mix of customers stories, information about standards and a look at what is possible in the virtual world of management systems! Internal audits are a necessary part of any management system, certified or not. And while they may not be everybody’s favorite part, there are ways to make them not only effective, but …
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MANDATORY HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE: WHAT’S NEXT?

There is no more doubt about it: Germany will introduce legislation on human rights due diligence. Companies have to be prepared for the new legislation to be passed by summer 2021 at the latest. In this article, we have summarized the latest developments regarding the human rights due diligence law. In 2016, the German government introduced a National …
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2020 Quarter 3 Impact

The 2020 Quarter 3 issue of Impact includes industry articles on topics such as the benefit of Manufacturing Extension Partnerships a feature on Choreography by Gail, Inc. and ISO 9001 for the service industry ISO 27701 webinar recording 2019 ISO Survey Results      Source: DQS Inc website (https://dqsus.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020-Q3-Impact.pdf). …
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ISO 22301 – BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT

Business Continuity Management (BCM) provides the framework for determining an organization’s risk of being exposed to internal and/or external threats. The objective of implementing and operating a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) is to enable an organization and its managers to respond effectively to threats such as natural disasters …
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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 …