Environmental Standards

Quality Management: Assuring the Integrity of Third-Party Certification

By Diana Kirsanova Phillips

Third-party certification is widely recognized as playing an integral role in helping companies demonstrate their environmental, sustainability, and safety achievements to their customers and stakeholders.  As a certification body, the question we are most frequently asked is what qualifies us to do this work. Heading up SCS’ Quality Assurance Team, I liken my team’s services to providing a “safety net” for our company’s reputation.

SCS Global Services Wins Prestigious Sustainability Achievement Award

Acterra Award Affirms the Importance of Rigorous Sustainability Standards and Third-Party Certification
Press Release

Emeryville, CA, March 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) has been named as recipient of the Award for Sustainability, a prestigious honor bestowed to sustainability leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area.  SCS is the first organization of its kind – a trailblazer in third-party certification, life-cycle impact assessment, and sustainability standards development – to be recognized in the 26-year history of the Business Environmental Awards.

Carnival Australia Sets Five Year Technology Pathway to Air Quality Initiatives

Press Release

October 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Australia's leading cruise operator Carnival Australia has announced a five year pathway for the introduction of new air quality technology for its local fleet of cruise ships.

In addition to meeting or exceeding existing environmental standards, the company, which carried nearly 600,000 Australians on cruise holidays last year, has committed to achieving low sulphur fuel emissions by 2020.

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