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Plastic Waste Reduction Now Verified by SCS Global Services Under the Verra Plastic Standard

Program Supports Circular Economy by Incentivizing Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. , December 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services has been approved to perform validation and verification under Verra’s Plastic Waste Reduction Program (“Plastic Program”). This latest approval provides yet another avenue for SCS Global Services to help projects demonstrate verifiable plastic waste reduction and receive crucial financing for their collection and recycling efforts.

GreenBlue Announces SCS Global Services As First Accredited Certification Body for the Recycled Material Standard (RMS)

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., December 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Following the official launch of the Recycled Material Standard (RMS) last month, we are proud to announce SCS Global Services (SCS) as the first certification body (CB) accredited to conduct assessments that lead to RMS certification. The establishment of SCS as the first CB means companies in the plastics supply chain can realize the benefits of RMS certification and advance the use of recycled materials.

Gemological Science International Achieves Global Accreditation As Verifier of Sustainability Rated Diamonds

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NEW YORK, November 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest gemological organizations in the world, achieved SCS Global Gem Identification Verification Provider accreditation for its laboratories and offices around the world. All SCS-007 certified diamonds that are graded, scanned, and laser inscribed by GSI, and which have accompanying information on laser inscription, diamond dimensions, and carat weights, can carry the approved Sustainability Rated claim of achievement.

The Role of Sustainability Certifications in Mitigating Deforestation

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At COP26, more than 100 world leaders pledged up to $19bn USD to help tackle deforestation and forest degradation, which account for 8-10% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Many ears perked up at the prospect of deforestation hot spots, such as tropical forests in Indonesia and the Amazon, receiving much needed aid packages. The commitments are huge, the intentions noble, and the support for regions devastated by deforestation long overdue. But one has to wonder: Can GHG emissions from forest cover loss really be halted?

Oregon Clean Fuels Program Approves SCS Global Services As Independent Verifier

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PORTLAND, Ore., November 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services is now approved as an independent verifier by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program (CFP), launched in 2016 to reduce the transportation carbon footprint of Oregonians.

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.

Valley Rose Accredited to Carry Certified Sustainability Rated Diamonds

Valley Rose is among the first to join the exclusive group of retailers accredited under the SCS-007 Standard, the first comprehensive, multi-stakeholder sustainability standard developed for the diamond sector
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SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., October 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fine jewelry brand Valley Rose announced today that they have been officially accredited as a retailer under the SCS-007 Jewelry Sustainability Standard, furthering their commitment to creating jewelry that "honors the earth." This achievement, confirmed by neutral third-party certifier, SCS Global Services, allows Valley Rose to sell and fully represent

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.

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