SGS Environmental Services, Inc has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a Validation/Verification body for The Climate Registry, the Chicago Climate Exchange and the California Climate Registry.

SGS is active and accredited in all Greenhouse Gas markets globally including the Kyoto Mechanisms, the EU Emissions Trading Program and the Voluntary Carbon Standard. Robert Dornau, Vice President , Climate Change Services says: “SGS is proud to receive accreditation from ANSI, we have developed our US procedures using our global experience gained in thousands of GHG inventory and project verifications, SGS has performed over the last decade. This is a confirmation to us that SGS offers services that satisfy the highest standards.”

Lane Hallenbeck, ANSI Vice President of accreditation services said: “This program marks a significant step forward in assuring integrity and consistency in emission reporting and reduction projects across industry sectors and geographical borders.”

Diane Wittenberg, Executive Director of The Climate Registry complements SGS saying “Your accreditation is an immense achievement that distinguishes SGS Environmental Services, Inc from its competition. We look forward to working with SGS Environmental Services, Inc. for many years to come.”

SGS Environmental Services, Inc is the only US accreditation body that can provide fully accredited validation and verification services under the Voluntary Carbon Standard. John Bennett, SGS Director Climate Change Services for North America adds: “SGS’s unparalleled experience in CDM verification and expert knowledge in the assessment of new methodologies is now available in the North American market.”

About the SGS Climate Change Program

SGS is the world’s leading testing, inspection, verification and certification company. The SGS Climate Change Program was established in 1997. Your company, your shareholders and your stakeholders need to be sure that your GHG Emissions data are reliable. You can trust SGS.

Visit SGS Climate Change Program or email John Bennett.

For more information please visit ANSI and Climate Registry websites.

About SGS

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 55,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.