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SCS Now Offers Certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s® Chain of Custody Standard

Forest product organizations can now achieve triple Chain of Custody certification to SFI®, FSC®, and PEFC through SCS
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it is now offering chain of custody certification to the  Sustainable Forestry Initiative  (SFI) Chain of Custody Standard.  SFI is a leading, credible certification in North America for responsible forest products.

TRAINING: FSC® Standards and Auditing Principles

Montréal, Quebec - February 11-14, 2019
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FSC®​ Auditor Training

Forest Management, Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011

February 11-14, 2019 | Montréal, Quebec

VIDEO: Creating Value for Healthy Forests

Follow SCS as we verify a carbon offset project
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Since 2008, SCS Global Services has conducted hundreds of assessments of carbon offset projects around the world. Our role is to conduct independent audits and inspections to ensure that offset projects comply with standards and accomplish their carbon sequestration goals.

Third-party verification is a prerequisite for the sale or trade of credits on carbon markets. Carbon offsets and Cap and Trade programs incentivize companies to reduce their emissions, and give landowners investment resources to continue their sustainable forestry practices.

WEBINAR - Water Stewardship Streamlined: AWS v2.0

Learn How to Implement the Streamlined AWS Standard at your Site
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Please join SCS Global Services and the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to learn about the revised AWS Standard Version 2.0 on a webinar January 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm (EST). The AWS Standard is the only comprehensive global benchmark for responsible water stewardship which provides guidance to major water users seeking to assure responsible water governance, balance, quality, and healthy water-related sites and values.

SCS Global Services Becomes First North American Certifier Accredited to New RSPO Principles and Criteria Standard for Palm Oil Plantations

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 5, 2018 /3BL Media/—Following on the heels of the historic 16th Annual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, SCS Global Services (SCS) has become the first certification body in North America accredited to conduct assessments under the stringent new RSPO Principles & Criteria (P&C) Standard. This accreditation sets the stage for SCS to certify sustainable palm plantations and mills internationally.

Crystal Valley Foods Miami Operation Earns Organic Handler Certification

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MIAMI, Fla., December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/Crystal Valley Foods (Crystal Valley) has received the organic handler certification at its warehouse and distribution center in Miami Florida.  The certification was issued by SCS Global Services (SCS).

“Crystal Valley Foods has achieved organic handler certification at their Miami, Florida facility, having demonstrated full compliance with USDA National Organic Program standards.” said Brandon Nauman, SCS’s Associate Managing Director, Organic and Non-GMO Programs.

SCS Celebrates #FSCFriday With Customers

Clients Showcase Benefits of their Responsible Forestry Certification
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At SCS Global Services, we believe Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification demonstrates environmental leadership and provides a competitive business advantage through responsibly-sourced products, well-managed forests, and protection of the planet’s natural resources, local communities and wildlife.

To celebrate FSC Friday we asked our customers what FSC certification means to them. Here's what they had to say...

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SCS and SmartCert to Host FSC Trainings for Prospective Auditors and Certificate Holders

FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011
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SCS Global Services and SmartCert are hosting a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) training event in early December in Montreal. The training is for potential auditors, as well as stakeholders, certificate holders, or prospective certificate holders looking to strengthen their knowledge about FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and the principles of auditing from ISO 19011.

Training will be presented in French.

Responsible Forestry Trailblazer, Collins, Celebrates 25 Years of Certification

Collins’ Leadership Showcased at Greenbuild with SCS Global Services and the Forest Stewardship Council®
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CHICAGO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Collins, a forest management and wood products company operating in California, Oregon and Pennsylvania, is pleased to celebrate 25 years of responsible forest management recognition, including independent certification under the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) program.  Third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) and FSC paid tribute to Collins’ precedent-setting efforts at Greenbuild 2018, the U.S.’ largest green building event of the year.

Nestlé Waters Allentown Factories Achieve Globally Recognized Water Stewardship Certification

Allentown Plants Meets Rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard with SCS Global Services
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ALLENTOWN, Pa., October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Allentown, Pennsylvania factories received certification under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Created and supported by prominent environmental conservation groups, development organizations, and industry leaders, the AWS Standard is the first comprehensive global benchmark for responsible water stewardship across social, environmental, and economic criteria.

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