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The global world of certification business is alive with new developments, new services, and new standards – in other words, it is alive with NEWS. For our interested readers, we present a selection of highlights from customers, standardization bodies, and industry masterminds.

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21
Nov
2019

Getting the trust of partners through GC-Mark certification

In a globally saturated market, it is critical to building trust between partners to succeed in business. Loyalty to the supplier by its customers and other stakeholders makes this success continuous and growing. To help businesses and organizations build trust,



05
Nov
2019

RBA VAP Social Audit

Validated Assessment Program (VAP) is the social audit program of a Responsible Business Alliance (RBA). This alliance is made up of leading global brands that have agreed on a common Code of conduct and social audit process to ensure social



31
Oct
2019

GDP Pharma is becoming global: UPS and WFS are now DQS certified

Starting in 2019 DQS Holding, based on the competence of DQS GmbH in this field, has begun to promote GDP (Good Distribution Practice) – EU Guidelines for Good Distribution Practice of medicinal products for human use (2013/C343/01) globally. DQS Holding



30
Oct
2019

Digitalization made easy with ISO 9001:2015

Management systems have a reputation of being too paper based on the need to document information. Many organizations therefore choose a software solution to convert paper stacks into digital data. However, digital data is subject to information security and legislation



27
Oct
2019

HIGHER LEVEL STRUCTURE OF STANDARDS

Top-level standards are the only aspect of the latest revision of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. As many professionals need to obtain additional information about this structure for their clients, the DQS Corporate Marketing Department has prepared the information document



25
Oct
2019

H2020 Innovation Associate

Head of DQS Certificate Ukraine OS V. Yagodzinski participated in the event “H2020 Innovation Associate”.

Attached are event materials that provide step-by-step instructions for participating in the Innovation Associate.



19
Sep
2019

DQS Compact: Are you safe enough?

Welcome to this year’s third edition of DQS Compact, where our editiorial team has once again collected stories from various DQS offices, standards and customers the world over. We start this issue with TISAX and why (not only) the automotive industry is



06
Sep
2019

What’s new in food safety this month?

Food safety culture is the new buzzword in the industry; starting with BRCGS Food Version 8 coming up in February 2020, we expect to see more demand for the “shared values, beliefs and norms that affect mindset and behaviour toward food



12
Aug
2019

MAPFU on Approval of the Rules of application of the HACCP

On the website of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine there is a notice on the promulgation of the draft order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine “On approval of the Rules of



19
Jun
2019

Law of Ukraine “On the basic principles and requirements for organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products”

Law on requirements for organic production and labeling of organic products enters into force in August this year On August 2, 2019, the Law of Ukraine “On Basic Principles and Requirements for Organic Production, Circulation and Labeling of Organic Products”



19
Aug
2018

Please welcome a new edition of DQS Compact!

Welcome to the latest edition of DQS Compact, DQS Group’s digital customer magazine. This issue features expert articles and contributions by our global customers on a variety of revised and new standards and related subjects, such as ISO 45001, ISO



01
Aug
2018

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Dear Valued Customer DQS Group is strongly committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your privacy. Therefore, with the introduction of the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation on 25th May 2018, we have updated our Privacy Policy



23
Jun
2018

The international standard ISO 22000:2018 is published

Updated International Standard ISO 22000:2018 “Food Safety Management Systems. Requirements for the organization involved in the food chain” was published on June 19, 2018. The development of the new version was aimed at harmonization of international documents in the field



11
May
2018

Expanding Recognition National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine in the International Accreditation Forum

The National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine reports that during the Joint IAF-ILAC Mid-Term Meetings, which took place from 4 to 11 April at Le Méridien Parkhotel in Frankfurt, Germany, it was decided to recognize the European Accreditation Cooperation (EA) for the



10
May
2018

Published the first international standard in the field of occupational safety and security

Опубліковано перший міжнародний стандарт в сфері охорони праці та безпекиAfter many years of discussions on the standard for occupational safety and health management systems, an international standard on this topic was published. The final version of the new ISO 45001



01
Mar
2018

DQS Compact announces ISO 45001 publication date!

This year’s first issue of DQS Group’s customer journal DQS Compact is just in time to announce the schedu led publication date of the new ISO 45001, which is going to replace BS OHSAS 18001 within the next three years,



22
Jan
2018

ISO/FDIS 45001 approved for publication

The FDIS ballot achieved 62 votes of approval, 4 votes of disapproval and 9 abstentions, si is now approved for publication as an International Standard. ISO/FDIS 45001 has met the requirements of the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1, clause 2.7.3 for



15
Dec
2017

New draft of ISO 50001 energy management standard

Published in 2011, ISO 50001 is a proven framework, helping industrial facilities, commercial facilities, or entire organizations to manage energy – including all aspects of energy use. Like all International Standards, ISO 50001 has come under periodic review to ensure that it



08
May
2017

Managing people – our most critical success factor

This year’s annual meeting of DQS group’s managing directors from 47 countries emphasized the importance of the most critical success factor for any service providing organization: people. For an international certification body, that means people in the global offices, both



27
Mar
2017

New issue of DQS Compact: news about standards and companies

This, the latest issue of the DQS Group’s DQS Compact newsletter, includes a special feature on TAPA and quality management in the logistics sector, as well as an expert article on Energy Management, some very time-critical news on SMETA 6.0



24
Mar
2017

SMETA 6.0: Sedex updates their Ethical Audit Format

With an estimated 230,000 audited sites, SMETA may well be the most widely used ethical audit format in the world. In order to reflect the ongoing evolution of ethical auditing techniques, Sedex has updated the format and aims to publish



02
Mar
2017

Goldwind International achieves integrated DQS certification

Leader in renewable energy achieves DQS certification for IMS in accordance with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007



31
Jan
2017

ISO 9001:2015 offers risk-based thinking for logistics sector

Managing risk in the logistics sector requires both quality and information security management



27
Dec
2016

DQS certifies an automobile legend: Bugatti now with ISO 9001

Maximum driving performance, breath-taking beauty and fascinating technology – an incomparable driving experience now certified by DQS!