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First U.S. Clam Fishery Achieves Sustainability Certification

MSC Certificate Awarded based on Independent SCS Global Services’ Assessment
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The Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog fishery has become the first clam fishery in the U.S. to achieve certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard. The MSC’s science-based standard is the world’s most credible and recognized standard for environmentally sustainable wild-caught seafood.

Moana New Zealand Blue Abalone Receives 1st ASC Certification in NZ

SCS Global Services Congratulates Moana on their Achievement
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Moana New Zealand – Blue Abalone at Bream Bay in Northland is the first aquaculture business in New Zealand to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification, and only the fourth abalone producer to have done so globally. 

Moana New Zealand Chief Executive Carl Carrington says the two years of hard work that has gone into certification by the team at Bream Bay has been well worth it.

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SCS Global Services Celebrates World Standards Day with Recognition of Positive Global Impacts

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2013 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) proudly celebrates World Standards Day with a reflection on the positive environmental and social influence that consensus standards such as those developed through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) deliver across the globe.

SCS Independently Recognized in "Best for Workers" Honor Roll

B Lab Names SCS Global Services Among 2013 Certified B Corp Honorees
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, was one of 79 companies across 39 industries and 6 countries recognized for creating the most positive impact for their workers by the nonprofit B Lab, which released its 2013 'B Corp Best for the Workers List'.

Fair Trade USA and SCS Announce Joint Partnership to Offer High-Quality, Cost-Effective Fair Trade Certification

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Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a globally-respected, independent third-party certification company, announced details of their new strategic partnership today

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Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a globally-respected, independent third-party certification company, announced details of their new strategic partnership today

Call for Applications to Join the Standards Committee on Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Materials, Products, Services and Systems

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - June 2, 2011 - Leonardo Academy, an accredited developer of American national standards, is pleased to announce three new openings on the Standards Committee for the Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Materials, Products, Services and SystemsOne opening each is currently available in the Producer, User, and Environmental interest categories. 

Sustainable Agriculture Standard Gets a New Number

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - May 24, 2010 - The Sustainable Agriculture Standard development process received a new number from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), LEO-4000, which replaces the previous number LEO-SCS-001. When standard developers initiate the development process for a standard, ANSI assigns a number to be the identifier for that standard development process and for the standard developed.

First Products Pass New Stricter VOC Standard for Homes

by Tom Lent of the Pharos Project and the Healthy Building Network
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by Tom Lent
 
Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has released their first Indoor Advantage Gold certifications for products meeting the new, tougher residential criteria under Version 1.1 of the 01350 specification (see the new certificate here). The State of California made several revisions to the 01350 standard early this year including:
  1. Tightening the formaldehyde standard to meet new California state guidelines and

Seven New Members Selected for National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee

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Leonardo Academy announces the appointment of seven new members to the SCS-001 Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee.

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Leonardo Academy announces the appointment of seven new members to the SCS-001 Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee.

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