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  • SCS Standards is pleased to announce that a newly developed certification standard for Biobased Content is now available for public review.  

    The Certification Standard for Biobased Content (SCS-114) has been developed to ensure that biobased content is traceable back to an eligible source of biomass via a chain of certified entities in certified products, e.g., bioplastic packaging…

  • SCS Standards today announced the publication of the latest version of its popular sustainability standard, the Certification Standard for Sustainably Grown Agricultural Crops (SCS-001 Version 3.0). Third-party certification under this internationally recognized standard ensures that producers are working diligently to provide a safe and healthy work environment, support farm workers…

  • SCS Standards is pleased to announce a newly developed certification standard for plant-based food and body care products. 

    The Certification Standard for Plant-Based Products (SCS-109) has been developed to support the growing market demand for products that are not derived from animals. This demand is in response to the growing interest in food and body care product choices that are…

  • SCS Standards announces the release of the latest version of its Gluten-Free Products Standard, serving the needs of millions of people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. SCS’ Gluten-Free certification (SCS-107, Version 2.0) uses proven and trusted methodologies to ensure consumers receive products that meet the most stringent gluten-free requirements available. 

    Up to 18% of…

  • SCS Standards is pleased to announce that a newly developed certification standard for plant-based food and body care products is now available for public review. 

    The Certification Standard for Plant-Based Products (SCS-109) has been developed to support the growing market demand for products that are not derived from animals. The SCS Plant-Based Standard is a process-based…

  • Meylor Global, an international producer, and supplier of high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) laboratory-grown diamonds, announced that it has been accredited under the SCS 007 Jewelry Sustainability Standard – Sustainability Rated Diamonds and that its laboratory-grown diamonds are now certified as sustainability rated. Each certified diamond will come with a unique Certificate of…

  • SCS Standards, the non-profit standards development body formed in 2020 to address the broad range of sustainability standards needs of veteran certification leader, Scientific Certification Systems Inc. (SCS), announced today that it has assumed administration of the full suite of SCS proprietary standards. 

    “For nearly 40 years, SCS has been at the forefront of global standards…

  • SCS Standards announces that version 2.0 of the SCS-107 Certification Standard for Gluten-Free Products is now available for public review. 

    The Standard was first introduced in the spring of 2021 to support the needs of millions of people who suffer from gluten intolerance. Up to 18% of the global population suffers from some level of gluten sensitivity, and 1 out of 100 people has…

  • SCS Global Services announced today that laboratory grown diamonds from Dholakia Technologies have been recognized under the SCS-007 Certification Standard for Sustainability Rated Diamonds, and will be sold directly by Craft Lab Grown Diamonds, a division of Hari Krishna (HK) Designs. The certification encompasses Dholakia’s rough, cut, and polished diamonds.

    Every certified diamond…

  • SCS Standards is pleased to announce that quality assurance and sustainability expert Victoria Norman has joined the non-profit as its Interim Executive Director. 

    Ms. Norman comes to SCS Standards from parent company, Scientific Certification Systems, Inc. (SCS), where she has been an integral part of the Quality Assurance team for seven years, rising through the ranks to become…

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