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SGS Supports the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

This official declaration reinforces our support for climate-related financial disclosure.

World Accreditation Day 2021: Supporting the Implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Supporting the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

SGS Approved by The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) as its First Third-Party Laboratory Member

SGS is approved to deliver TMC’s standardized fiber fragmentation testing method to its members and will soon be offering this method on a wider commercial basis.

EU Battery Regulation Proposal released to Replace the Battery Directive (2006/66/EC)

The EU has released legislative proposals to create a legal framework on the sustainability, traceability and circularity of battery production throughout a product’s life cycle. The draft is expected to come into effect on January 1, 2022.

An Industry First – SGS Launches New Comprehensive Testing Protocol for Footwear Packaging

In a footwear industry first, we have developed a new and comprehensive footwear packaging testing protocol to ensure consumers receive footwear in prime condition.

Repair is Better Than Replace: France’s New Reparability Index for Electronic Products

77% of Europeans would rather repair than replace a damaged electronic product. We look at France’s new reparability index for electronics.

Turning the Tide: Creating Sustainable Packaging Solutions

The world is being swamped by discarded packaging. Consumers, governments and industry are now responding with more sustainable packaging options.

Optimizing Sustainable Crop Production with Soil and Tissue Analysis

Learn all about the latest must-follow soil and plant tissue analysis methods.

SGS ESG Assurance Solutions Enable Customers to Mitigate Risk and Improve ESG Performance

SGS has launched a new portfolio of environmental, social and governance solutions, end-to-end services that help organizations implement more efficient processes, address stakeholder concerns and accomplish their sustainability goals.

Significant Changes to the Signage for Packaging and Recyclable Products

As part of its anti-wastage and circular economy law (AGEC Law), the French government wishes to reform the multiple affixed logos on packaging and on products to simplify sorting habits. Primary changes include the removal of the ‘Green Dot’ (‘Le Point Vert’) and the harmonization of the ‘Triman’ and ‘Sorting Info’ (‘Info-Tri’).