Through smarter use of data, SGS's single audit approach brings a variety of solutions together under one roof, combining its certification and performance assessment services.
Utilizing insights gained from delivering over 2 million certification audits, SGS is equipped to transform clients' data into digital intelligence. The benefits to manufacturers include reduced disruption of business operations, lower costs, improved returns and greater efficiency in meeting regulatory compliance.
Supreeya Sansawat, Vice President of SGS North America said: "Ingredients, chemical, and bio-chemical manufacturers face high demands to comply with customer expectations to be competitive in the marketplace and meet regulatory compliance on environmental impact, social accountability, occupational health and safety, including consumer safety.
"We increasingly see manufacturers overwhelmed by the request to comply to multiple standards from multiple industries – as an example food, pharma, and cosmetics. Our Single Audit Solutions help companies to streamline their management systems, hence gaining process efficiencies, and to save time and money. Our experienced auditors and client services team will work with you through the process."
The business enhancement package comprises:
- Certification – introduces combined audits across industry standards to avoid business disruption and save time and money. Working with SGS to create a customized solution, businesses can cut audit time by 30% regardless of the standard or risk area
- Performance Assessment – utilizes SGS's knowledge, experience and global reach to assist organizations in navigating and complying with national and international standards across all key risk areas. Whether through gap assessments, auditing and testing, or process design, effective management systems are introduced to ensure continuous improvement and the avoidance of costly failures
- SGS Academy Training – enables organizations to unlock the full potential of their employees through bespoke training options led by seasoned instructional designers. Specific learning objectives are defined, monitored and tracked for continuous personal and professional development
- Supply Chain Risk Management – delivers the effective management of potential risks in the supply chain through assessments, inspection and testing. Supply chain security is examined through audits that will ensure theft, corruption and bribery are minimized and consumer trust is enhanced through increased supply chain visibility
As the leading compliance and business enhancement provider, SGS works in partnership with clients to create world-beating products that conform to highest levels of quality, safety, social and environmental accountability, and in facilities that conform to the high standards for occupational health and safety and security.
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SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.