Topic Archives: Sustainability

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Oct 26, 2018, 11:04 AM
Apparel, Footwear and Home Textile Manufacturers are reminded of the benefits of verifying scores to the Higg Index FEM V3 program for encouraging better sustainability performance. Read more...
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Oct 18, 2018, 10:49 AM
The US Government has introduced measures to make businesses culpable for the welfare of workers along the entire supply chain. With forced labor and forced child labor still a major problem around the world, SGS provides services to help businesses…Read more...
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Sep 26, 2018, 10:15 AM
With counterfeiting of consumer goods on the rise, SGS invites stakeholders to its first Brand Protection Summit in Paris in October 2018.Read more...
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Aug 20, 2018, 12:26 PM
Until July 1, 2018, ten regions of China have increased the minimum wage level. The rise, an average of ten percent, continues the conservative trend seen in recent years.Read more...
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May 14, 2018, 10:11 AM
A range of baby care products from Little Tree Babycare Co. Ltd, has been awarded a Gold Level Material Health Certificate by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, thanks to the company’s partnership with SGS.Read more...
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Feb 14, 2018, 9:58 AM
Vehicle manufacturers are being encouraged by SGS-TÜV Saar to book onto a one-day course in anticipation of new ISO standards for automotive electrical and electronic systems set to come into force in May 2018.Read more...
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Feb 6, 2018, 9:20 AM
Following a period of stability, with only conservative rises in the rate of the legal minimum wage, 2017 saw an average increase of 9.69%. Read more...
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Jan 4, 2018, 10:59 AM
With the requirements of GB 50016-2014 - Code for Fire Protection Design of Buildings now effecting social compliance audits, SGS reviews the requirements brought in by the code.Read more...
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Dec 13, 2017, 10:02 AM
Following a change in law regarding North Korean labor, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been warning stakeholders of the possible consequences of importing products where the supply chain includes illegal labor.Read more...
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Dec 12, 2017, 10:50 AM
Following a name-change from the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) to the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), the organization has recently published a new standard for Tin and Tantalum. Read more...