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Mitigate risks, improve efficiency and compliance, and ensure best practices with audits and certification from SGS.

The importance of auditing and certification

Whatever your industry or sector, you must ensure that your products, services and processes have been scrutinized so they achieve optimal performance, quality and safety and adhere to sustainability measures.

With certification, you are demonstrating to consumers and stakeholders that you operate to a proven framework to achieve customer satisfaction and meet regulatory requirements, health and safety standards and more.

Key benefits

  • Continually improve results through discovering and refining practices
  • Improve processes and efficiencies
  • Manage risks and show compliance
  • Reduce costs and save time
  • Identify opportunities for growth and market access
  • Comply with regulations
  • Gain a competitive advantage
  • Enhance your credibility, and the trust and confidence of your customers
  • Promote a level playing field for all companies

A one-stop-shop for all your compliance needs

We have been the world’s leading certification body for decades, offering a comprehensive range of services to help organizations comply with a host of international, national, regulatory and industry standards, as well as demonstrate best practices.

Our global network of expert auditors performs thousands of assessments each year, working confidently with large, international organizations. We provide everything you need to achieve best practices, continually improve and demonstrate that you are a reliable and trustworthy partner, whatever the area.

Popular standards, sectors and service categories

Popular standards

  • ISO 9001 – quality management
  • ISO 14001 – environmental management
  • ISO 13485 – medical devices quality management
  • ISO 14064-1 – greenhouse gas verification
  • ISO 22301 – business continuity management
  • ISO/IEC 27001 – information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection
  • ISO/IEC 27701 – privacy information management
  • ISO 45001 – occupational health and safety
  • ISO 50001 – energy management
  • SA8000 – social certification


  • Agriculture and food
  • (Bio)chemicals, rubber and plastics
  • Construction
  • Electrical and electronics
  • Forestry and forest products
  • IT
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Oil, gas, minerals and metals
  • Pharma and personal care
  • Public sector services
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Transportation, including automotive, aerospace and logistics

Service categories and business goals

  • Business continuity
  • Environment and energy
  • Forestry and crop
  • Healthcare and medical
  • Information security
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Pharma, cosmetics and personal care
  • Quality and consumer safety
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Security
  • Supply chain
  • Social and sustainability
  • Transportation

For more information, visit Assessment, Auditing and Certification or browse the tabs below.

  • SGS Headquarters

1 Place des Alpes,

P.O. Box 2152, 1211,

Geneva, Switzerland