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SGS provides you with free white papers written by technical experts from various fields. These documents emphasize the importance of services that enable you to drive continuous quality improvement and excellence at every level of your organization.
Mar 06, 2014
Understanding and Implementing the requirements of the ISO 22716 Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Certification Standard for Cosmetic Products
A Discussion about the challenges, impacts and opportunities for the production, control, storage, and shipment of safe cosmetic products
Feb 05, 2014
Understanding the FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification Standard
Discover opportunities of the new FSSC 22000 standard can offer you and your organization. Fully recognized by GFSI, it combines principles of its standards into one single approach. The purpose of this document is to provide an introduction to the FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification standard requirements.
Oct 23, 2013
Understanding the US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
This complimentary white paper from sgs discusses how the fsma may impact supply chains and how organizations can proactively prepare by integrating fsma requirements into current food safety management systems.
Oct 09, 2013
Medical Device Regulations in the Main Global Markets
This complimentary white paper from SGS summarizes the main aspects of the medical device regulations that currently apply to the thirteen main global markets (Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, USA). It gives an indication of the main requirements, approvals and registrations needed by the manufacturer before devices can be legally sold in those markets. The current edition contains the new regulations for Notified Bodies published by the European Commission at the end of September.
Oct 07, 2013
Meeting the E-mobility Challenge
This paper describes the key issues affecting the e-mobility industry in its attempts to gain customer acceptance and to comply with a bewildering – and growing – array of international standards and legal requirements. The infrastructure costs and expertise required to achieve compliance, and the time needed to stay up-to-date with best practice, make business more risky and success more difficult. The industry must find a way to address these concerns.
Oct 03, 2013
RoHS II: More Than Meets the Eye
"The European Union’s updated legislation governing the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive 2011/65/EU, also known as RoHS II (2011/65/ EU). This white paper examines all of these changes in detail, while providing expert advice for companies that will need to demonstrate compliance with RoHS II in order to continue importing and distributing in the EU.
Sep 10, 2013
Preparing for Sustainability Reporting in the Future
A Discussion on the latest Sustainability Reporting Guidelines to identify the key reporting opportunities and challenges that will face organizations in the future.
Aug 08, 2013
Generando Ahorros A Traves De Una Gestión Energetica Eficiente
Jul 24, 2013
US Dealer Satisfaction Survey: Warranty Administration in the Automotive Industry
Warranty Administration Systems require continuous improvement to meet the Customer Care Expectations of Dealers and Customers. This survey is an amendment to the first ever multi-country warranty satisfaction survey for the automotive industry (performed by SGS in spring 2012 in the main European markets).
Jun 19, 2013
European Dealer Satisfaction Survey: 'Contracts Standards Sales Incentives'
On 1 June 2013, the implementation of the new EU Block Exemption Regulation came into effect. As a result, most OEMs have now concluded new contract negotiations across their respective networks. This study explores how the new OEM agreements compare in terms of dealer satisfaction with contracts, standards and sales incentives in Europe.