SCS Global Services Joins The Water Council as First Water Champion Member

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MILWAUKEE, November 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Water Council, a nonprofit membership organization driving freshwater innovation and advancing water stewardship, today announces its new Water Champion membership program with SCS Global Services (SCS) as its first member.

Landmark MSC Certified Sustainable Fishery in Philippines Opens Markets for Small-Scale Fishers Internationally

SCS Global Services Certifies Philippine Tuna Handline Partnership
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) announces the first-ever Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fishery Certification in the Philippines – the Philippine Small-Scale Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares) Handline Fishery. This landmark certification of small-scale fishers is quite rare, and was no easy feat.

First European Improved Forest Management Carbon Offset Project Achieves Independent Verification

SCS Global Services Verified the Rotunda Forest Project Developed by Global Forest Support
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VIENNA and EMERYVILLE, Calif., October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Forest Support GmbH (GFS) and SCS Global Services (SCS) announced the completion of validation and verification of the first European Improved Forest Management (IFM) carbon project under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) administered by Verra. Based on this verification, Verified Carbon Units (VCUs)/carbon offsets can now be issued in association with this project.

Distinguished University Forests and Unique Innovator of FSC-Certified Cutlery, Among FSC® Leadership Award Winners

SCS honors leaders in responsible forestry
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Third-party sustainability certification body SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce award winners of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) 2021 Leadership Awards, which recognizes excellence in responsible forestry and the use of FSC certified products. Among 21 winners are three SCS certified organizations – Yale Forests, Swanton Pacific Ranch, and Ecotensil.

Goldtree Mill and Independent Smallholders Attain Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in Sierra Leone

Goldtree Achieves RSPO Certification for Nearly 5,000 Smallholders
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SIERRA LEONE, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goldtree S.L. Ltd is happy to announce that, as of the 13th of July, our operations have achieved certification to the acclaimed Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) from internationally recognized third-party certification body SCS Global Services (SCS). This means that Goldtree can offer palm oil products that are officially certified under the standards of the RSPO.

FTJCo Fine Jewellery Is First Retailer in Canada Accredited to Carry SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., September 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - FTJCo Fine Jewellery is the first retailer in Canada to become accredited under the SCS 007 Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard for Trial Use. As an accredited retailer, FTJCo is approved to sell and fully represent Certified Sustainability Rated Diamonds online as well as in its retail studio in Toronto. The FTJCo accreditation was confirmed by a neutral third-party certifier, SCS Global Services.

Nearly 5000 Independent Smallholders Certified in Sierra Leone

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September 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Palm oil holds a significant place in the African region.  Oil palm is indigenous to Africa — its use as a basic food crop has been vital to the inhabitants of the equatorial regions in Africa as far back as 3000 BC in Egypt. Presently, the African region is estimated to have more than 4 million hectares of oil palm production area across over 22 countries. As an emerging market for palm oil, the region accounts for approximately 5% of global palm oil output, and at least 10% of the global palm oil demand.

SCS Global Services to Officially Launch Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard at Las Vegas Jewelry Week

SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds Standard brings consumer priorities to the forefront as the first in a series of standards aimed at transforming the luxury jewelry market.
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing and standards, will officially announce its certification program for the newly released SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds Standard for Trial Use at JCK Las Vegas, the jewelry industry’s premier annual trade event.

Green Rocks™ Laboratory Grown Diamonds Earn Third-Party Sustainability Rated Diamond Certification

Green Rocks Diamonds Company Achieves Accredited Diamond Producer and Handler Status
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AVENTURA, Florida, August 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Green Rocks Diamonds, a producer of gemstone-quality laboratory grown diamonds sold under the Green Rocks™ brand, has been accredited under the SCS 007 Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard for Trial Use. This achievement grants Green Rocks the authorization to use the claim of “Certified Sustainability Rated Diamond” on premium diamonds produced in its laboratory facility in Nesher, Israel.


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