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SGS Advances Sustainable Battery Metal Extraction in North America

(IN BRIEF) SGS has launched multiple sustainable initiatives across North America aimed at extracting critical battery metals more responsibly. These efforts include pioneering environmentally friendly methods for mining nickel and cobalt sulfates from the seafloor with The Metals Company, supporting … Read the full press release

SGS Launches Comprehensive Solution for MoCRA Compliance

(IN BRIEF) SGS has introduced a comprehensive solution to support organizations in complying with the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) in the United States. MoCRA, which expands the FDA’s authority over cosmetic products, imposes new requirements on manufacturers and … Read the full press release

SGS Attains A- Leadership Score in CDP 2023 Assessment, Demonstrating Environmental Excellence

(IN BRIEF) SGS has once again achieved an outstanding A- Leadership score in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2023 assessment, positioning itself among the top 17% of companies in the specialized professional services sector. This recognition underscores SGS’s commitment to … Read the full press release

SGS Approved as Pre-Export Verification Provider for Oil and Gas Equipment in Uganda

(IN BRIEF) The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) and Uganda’s National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) have granted approval to SGS to offer Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) services for equipment and materials intended for Oil and Gas projects in Uganda. … Read the full press release

SGS Launches New Rail Services Page: Your One-Stop Solution for Railway Industry Expertise

(IN BRIEF) SGS, a leading provider of testing, inspection, and certification services for the railway sector, has introduced its Rail Services page on SGS.com, offering a wealth of information on its comprehensive services tailored to the railway industry. Recognizing the … Read the full press release

SGS Farmingdale Laboratory Receives US Coast Guard Approval for Flammability Testing

(IN BRIEF) SGS’s flammability testing laboratory in Farmingdale, New York, has received approval from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) as an Accepted Independent Laboratory. This accreditation allows SGS to offer a comprehensive range of flammability testing, inspection, and certification … Read the full press release

SGS Appoints Ariel Bauer as Group Vice President for Investor Relations, Communications & Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) SGS, a leading global inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, has named Ariel Bauer as the Group Vice President of Investor Relations, Communications & Sustainability. In his new role, Ariel will be responsible for devising and executing communication … Read the full press release

SGS Divests US Powertrain Testing Operations to Columbia River Partners in Strategic Portfolio Move

(IN BRIEF) SGS has signed an agreement to sell its US powertrain testing operations to Columbia River Partners, a private equity firm specializing in industrials, business services, and IT services. The divested operations encompass combustion engine services, powertrain component testing, … Read the full press release

SGS Expands Accreditation to Certify Textile Exchange Standards Across Multiple Regions

(IN BRIEF) SGS has been accredited by the IOAS (International Organic Accreditation Service) as an independent third-party certification body to issue certificates for Textile Exchange standards in new regions, including Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. This expanded geographical reach … Read the full press release

SGS Collaborates with EcoSeaStems to Launch ReefTox Test for Assessing Cosmetics’ Impact on Coral Reefs

(IN BRIEF) SGS has partnered with EcoSeaStems to introduce ReefTox, an ecotoxicology test for evaluating the impact of cosmetics products on corals. Developed by biologist Vincent Bourgeteau, ReefTox assesses the toxicity of cosmetics products on 50 coral species found in … Read the full press release

SGS Launches State-of-the-Art Testing Lab in Malaysia for Advanced EMC and RF Evaluations

(IN BRIEF) SGS has inaugurated an advanced electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radio frequency (RF) testing laboratory in Senai, Johor, Malaysia. Spanning 5,300 square meters, the facility is dedicated to providing cutting-edge testing services for household electrical and electronic (E&E) products. … Read the full press release

SGS Launches Cutting-Edge Crop Science Experimental Station in Benacazón, Spain, Boosting Agricultural Research and Innovation

(IN BRIEF) SGS has established a new experimental field station for Crop Science in Benacazón, Spain. The facility, which includes walk-in plant growth chambers, greenhouses, and specialized laboratories, aims to support crop scientists in their research and enable integrated pest … Read the full press release

SGS Continues to Shine on FTSE4Good Index for Sixth Year, Demonstrates Unwavering Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection, and certification company, has been acknowledged for its commitment to sustainable practices for the sixth consecutive year by being included in the FTSE4Good Index Series. The recognition is based on FTSE4Good criteria, … Read the full press release

SGS, the Leading Global Testing and Certification Company, Unveils Advanced Automotive and Consumer Electronic Testing Facility in Pune, India

SGS, the Leading Global Testing and Certification Company, Unveils Advanced Automotive and Consumer Electronic Testing Facility in Pune, India

(IN BRIEF) SGS, a leading global testing and certification company, has opened a state-of-the-art testing facility in Chakan, Pune, India. The new facility specializes in automotive and consumer electronics testing, featuring advanced laboratories for metallurgy, polymer, chemical, and environmental testing, … Read the full press release

Decathlon partners with SGS to accelerate green building certification across stores

(IN BRIEF) Global sports retailer Decathlon has partnered with testing company SGS to adopt the EDGE green building certification standard as part of its real estate sustainability strategy. EDGE, which has built-in baselines for each country worldwide, will help Decathlon … Read the full press release

La piattaforma so|bond di Credit Agricole CIB e SEB introduce un nuovo protocollo di convalida blockchain per ridurre l’impatto ambientale

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) SEB e Crédit Agricole CIB hanno lanciato una piattaforma sostenibile e aperta per le obbligazioni digitali basata sulla tecnologia blockchain, chiamata so|bond. La piattaforma consente agli emittenti nei mercati dei capitali di emettere obbligazioni digitali su una … Read the full press release

Credit Agricole CIB and SEB’s so|bond platform introduces new blockchain validation protocol to reduce environmental footprint

(IN BRIEF) SEB and Crédit Agricole CIB have launched a sustainable and open platform for digital bonds built on blockchain technology, called so|bond. The platform enables issuers in capital markets to issue digital bonds onto a blockchain network, improving efficiency … Read the full press release

SGS publishes unsafe product notifications in Europe, US, Canada, and Australia for free on its Product Recalls platform

(IN BRIEF) EU member states have recorded 2,117 alerts for dangerous products in 2022, compared to 2,142 in 2021. Toys were once again the most frequently recalled product category, as authorities focus on vulnerable consumers. Motor vehicles dropped from 26% … Read the full press release

Laboratorio de Asmecruz adquirido por SGS para fortalecer la cartera de pruebas de alimentos en España

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) SGS, líder mundial en inspección, análisis y certificación, ha adquirido el negocio de análisis y los activos de Asmecruz, una cooperativa de productores de mejillón en Boiro, España. El laboratorio de Asmecruz ofrece una amplia gama de … Read the full press release

Asmecruz lab acquired by SGS to strengthen food testing portfolio in Spain

(IN BRIEF) SGS, a global leader in inspection, testing, and certification, has acquired the testing business and assets of Asmecruz, a cooperative of mussel producers in Boiro, Spain. Asmecruz’s laboratory provides a wide range of microbiological and biotoxin analysis services, … Read the full press release

Das Subsurface Consultancy Business von SGS findet im Rahmen der Restrukturierungsbemühungen ein neues Zuhause in Sproule

(IN KÜRZE) SGS hat zugestimmt, sein in den Niederlanden ansässiges Subsurface Consultancy (SSC)-Geschäft an Sproule, ein kanadisches Energieberatungsunternehmen, zu verkaufen. Das SSC bietet Dienstleistungen wie Reservezertifizierung, seismische Interpretation und integrierte Lagerstättenstudien für Kunden im vorgelagerten Energiesektor weltweit an. Der Verkauf … Read the full press release

SGS’s Subsurface Consultancy Business Finds New Home at Sproule as Part of Restructuring Effort

(IN BRIEF) SGS has agreed to sell its Netherlands-based Subsurface Consultancy (SSC) business to Sproule, a Canadian energy consultancy firm. The SSC provides services such as reserves certification, seismic interpretation, and integrated reservoir studies to clients in the upstream energy … Read the full press release

SGS offre uno sportello unico per i test e la certificazione degli apparecchi di illuminazione negli Stati Uniti

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) SGS ha aperto un nuovo laboratorio di test sull’illuminazione a Suwanee, Georgia, USA, che offre una suite completa di test ambientali per prestazioni di illuminazione, efficienza energetica, certificazione di sicurezza e RF/EMC. La struttura accreditata ISO/IEC 17025 … Read the full press release

SGS Offers One-Stop-Shop for Luminaire Testing and Certification in the US

(IN BRIEF) SGS has opened a new lighting testing laboratory in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, offering a comprehensive suite of environmental tests for lighting performance, energy efficiency, safety certification, and RF/EMC. The ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17065 accredited facility serves as … Read the full press release

Cybersecurity: Microsoft becomes the 18th member of the Charter of Trust initiative, co-founded by Siemens

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 14-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG (ETR: SIE), a German multinational conglomerate and Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company, has announced that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), an American multinational technology company that develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, … Read the full press release

SGS to host live event on cybersecurity as part of the Cybersecurity Awareness Month

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 10-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced that it will host a live event on cybersecurity as part of the Cybersecurity Awareness Month. October, the Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is … Read the full press release

SGS veranstaltet im Rahmen des Cybersecurity Awareness Month eine Live-Veranstaltung zum Thema Cybersicherheit

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) GENEVA, 10-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, das weltweit führende Test-, Inspektions- und Zertifizierungsunternehmen, hat dies bekannt gegeben wird im Rahmen des Cybersecurity Awareness Month eine Live-Veranstaltung zum Thema Cybersicherheit veranstalten. Oktober, der Monat des Bewusstseins für Cybersicherheit, ist eine … Read the full press release

SGS expands its cybersecurity footprint in the U.S. by taking over Penumbra Security, Inc.

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced the expansion of its cybersecurity footprint in the US market by acquiring Penumbra Security, Inc., a recognized leader providing various types of … Read the full press release

SGS erweitert seine Cybersicherheitspräsenz in den USA durch die Übernahme von Penumbra Security, Inc.

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) GENEVA, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, das weltweit führende Prüf-, Inspektions- und Zertifizierungsunternehmen, hat die Erweiterung seines Unternehmens bekannt gegeben Cybersicherheitspräsenz auf dem US-Markt durch die Übernahme von Penumbra Security, Inc., einem anerkannten Marktführer, der verschiedene Arten von Konformitätstests … Read the full press release

SGS to strengthen its leading global position on the cosmetics and personal care testing market with the acquisition of proderm GMBH in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 8-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced the company will strengthen its leading global position in the cosmetics and personal care testing market with the acquisition of proderm GMBH … Read the full press release

SGS renforce sa position de leader mondial sur le marché des tests de cosmétiques et de soins personnels avec l’acquisition de proderm GMBH en Allemagne

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) GENEVA, 8-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, le leader mondial des tests, de l’inspection et de la certification, a annoncé que la société renforcera sa position de leader mondial sur le marché des tests cosmétiques et de soins … Read the full press release

SGS to support Greek farming sector with a new soil and leaf tissue laboratory in Thessaloniki, Greece

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 5-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced the opening of a new soil and leaf tissue laboratory in Thessaloniki, Greece in support of the Greek farming sector. SGS has … Read the full press release

SGS apoyará al sector agrícola griego con un nuevo laboratorio de suelo y tejido foliar en Tesalónica, Grecia

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) GENEVA, 5-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, la empresa líder mundial en análisis, inspección y certificación, ha anunciado la apertura de un nuevo laboratorio de suelo y tejido foliar en Tesalónica, Grecia, en apoyo del sector agrícola griego. … Read the full press release

Five awards for SGS at the 2022 CRO Leadership Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 29-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced the company won five awards at the 2022 CRO Leadership Awards underlining its industry-leading work. The categories the company won award in … Read the full press release

Cinq récompenses pour SGS aux CRO Leadership Awards 2022

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) GENEVA, 29-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, le leader mondial des tests, de l’inspection et de la certification, a annoncé que la société a remporté cinq prix aux CRO Leadership Awards 2022, soulignant son travail de pointe dans … Read the full press release

Mise à jour de SGS sur les récents changements apportés au programme de vérification de la conformité avant exportation (PVoC) du Kenya

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) GENEVA, 25-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, le leader mondial des tests, de l’inspection et de la certification, a annoncé une mise à jour sur les récents changements apportés par le Kenya dans sa vérification avant exportation de … Read the full press release

SGS update on the recent changes in Kenya’s pre-export verification of conformity (PVoC) program

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 25-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced an update on the recent changes Kenya made in its pre-export verification of conformity (PVoC) program. We have been accredited by KEBS … Read the full press release

SGS actualiza sus actividades de reciclaje con motivo del Día Mundial del Reciclaje

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) GENEVA, 18-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, la empresa líder mundial en pruebas, inspección y certificación, ha anunciado que el La compañía se une a personas y organizaciones de todo el mundo para celebrar el Día Mundial del … Read the full press release

SGS updates on its recycling activities on the occasion of the Global Recycling Day

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 18-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced that the company is joining people and organizations around the world in celebration of the Global Recycling Day, a day to recognize … Read the full press release

SGS ampliará su laboratorio en Shanghái para ofrecer pruebas de hidrógeno

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) GENEVA, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, la empresa líder mundial en pruebas, inspección y certificación, ha anunciado la expansión de su laboratorio en Shanghai para ofrecer pruebas de hidrógeno con el fin de cumplir con el creciente … Read the full press release