New Plant-Based Certification Program Recognizes Company Innovation and Supports Transparency in Product Labeling

SCS Global Services, an international leader in third-party certification, recently announced the launch of its Plant-Based Certification Program. The program, built around a new standard from SCS Standards, a non-profit, ANSI-accredited standards development body, distinguishes plant-based brands based on rigorous auditing, testing and labeling requirements that help consumers make better informed choices. The program supports the growing demand for plant-based alternatives and recognizes innovation in a wide range of consumer products. Products eligible to receive certification under the SCS-109 Standard include food, beverages, CBD, and body care products. Certification confirms…

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Regenerative Organic Certification Program Approves SCS Global Services as Certification Body

SCS Global Services (SCS), a pioneer and global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced it has been approved by the Regenerative Organic Alliance as an authorized certification body to the Regenerative Organic Certification Standard. The standard is a holistic, high-bar agriculture certification standard for food, textiles and personal care products. Using the USDA Organic standard as its baseline, the Regenerative Organic Alliance aimed to establish a new standard of excellence by developing and incorporating advanced criteria under three pillars – soil health,…

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The Water Council, SCS Global Services Partner on Water Stewardship

As businesses across the world confront increasing water challenges and growing calls for tangible accomplishments on sustainability, The Water Council has partnered with SCS Global Services to meet this challenge by improving corporate water stewardship outcomes and reporting. This new partnership will include development and rollout of programs to help companies move beyond traditional water management to credible and verified water stewardship that addresses enterprise-wide challenges and opportunities. Multiple factors are influencing companies to address water-related challenges in their value chains. These challenges include supply disruptions, climate impacts and ever-increasing…

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SCS Global Services’ “Sustainably Grown” Certification Recognized Under Walmart Canada’s New Pollinator Health Program

SCS Global Services (SCS), an international pioneer and leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification of environmental, social, safety and quality performance, today announced its Sustainably Grown Certification program has been accepted into Walmart Canada’ new Pollinator Health Program. As such, produce suppliers obtaining certification under the Sustainably Grown program will have their integrated pest management (IPM) programs third-party verified, enabling their produce to be sold in Walmart Canada stores. Following in the footsteps of Walmart U.S., which announced similar measures in April 2021, Walmart Canada will source 100%…

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Rainforest Alliance Confirms SCS Global Services as Authorized Certification Body

SCS Global Services (SCS), a pioneer and global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced it has been formally accepted by Rainforest Alliance as an authorized certification body to the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard (SAS). SCS will provide international agricultural producers who are working to meet the SAS with independent auditing and certification services, confirming their conformance to criteria addressing ecosystem conservation, wildlife protection, and fair treatment and good working conditions for workers. SCS has a long-established history of providing thorough,…

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