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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 …
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IFS AUDITS DURING THE CORONA CRISIS

“If audits cannot be conducted within the specified timeframe, the certificate will expire. An extension of the certificate without an audit is not possible.” The official position of IFS in times of Corona may sound tough at first: neither postponement nor remote audits are accepted. However, don’t worry – there are alternatives. Below you …
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Transitional period extended for ISO 45001 and ISO 50001

In view of the impact of the Covid 19 crisis on the performance of on-site audits, IAF has extended the transition periods for all recently revised ISO management system standards by six months. The modified transition periods concern, among others, the ISO standards ISO 45001:2018 for occupational safety and health (OHSAS) and ISO 50001:2018 for energy …
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DQS REMOTE: ASSURANCE ANYTIME, ANYPLACE

Is a remote audit simply an audit via video conference? It shouldn’t be! That is why we have launched DQS Remote – a suite of solutions that combines the rigor of on-site audits with the flexibility of online assurance. Whether you choose a simple online gap assessment or our Enhanced Remote Audit protocol, rest assured that it is built upon our …
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CIRCULAR ECONOMY: CERTIFICATION WITH ISCC PLUS

Slowly but surely, society is becoming aware that there is no going back in terms of sustainability. After all, the consequences of our throw-away mentality end up again with us in the form of environmental pollution, climate change and resource scarcity. Companies are increasingly looking for ways to deal with these existential challenges. The magic …
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FSSC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – FOOD SAFETY IN SMES

Implementing GFSI-recognized food safety standards can be challenging. Small and medium-sized companies in particular can find it difficult to meet the high requirements in the initial phase. The FSSC Development Program, designed to help companies overcome this challenge, will be launched on July 1 2020. It replaces the FSSC 22000 Global Markets Program. …
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