SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.

As well as delivering services that promote sustainable development, our values also show a commitment to corporate sustainability. For us, sustainability is about managing a long-term profitable business while taking into account all the positive and negative environmental, social and economic effects we have on society.









The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is the sole national accreditation body for the United Kingdom. UKAS is recognised by government, to assess against internationally agreed standards, organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.

Accreditation by UKAS demonstrates the competence, impartiality and performance capability of these evaluators. In short, UKAS ‘checks the checkers’. UKAS is a non-profit-distributing private company, limited by guarantee. UKAS is independent of Government.









EcoVadis was founded with the belief that global businesses can make a huge positive impact on improving environmental and social practices globally, through their supply chains

EcoVadis operates the first collaborative platform providing Supplier Sustainability Ratings for global supply chains. With a focus on maintaining quality and integrity,

EcoVadis has managed to also grown quickly to meet this increasing need.

1) Make sustainability performance measurable and benchmarkable
2) Make transparency a scalable and efficient process for both suppliers and buying organizations
3) Facilitate continuous improvement and innovation.








Sedex works closely with a range of global sustainability stakeholders including retailers, brands, suppliers, UN bodies, trade organisations, government agencies and NGOs.

Sedex’s mission relies on this engagement, consultation and insight from sustainability stakeholders. Our collaborations with them enables us to share insights with like-minded organisations to drive collaboration, increase transparency, reduce duplication and build the capacity that’s needed to raise standards across all tiers of the supply chain.