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In Bangladesh, only 32 percent of Bangladesh’s total population has access to grid electricity. LRQA recently conducted a site visit to verify emission reductions from 2.2 million households under the SHS programme in Bangladesh.
Following a tweet yesterday from @ISOstandards, the Draft International Standard (DIS) for international environmental management system standard ISO 14001 has been approved and will now move to the FDIS stage.
The campus of Texas A&M University at Qatar has been certified to international quality management system standard ISO 9001 by LRQA
Promoting a culture of continuous improvement, the certificate encourages organisations to conserve resources, manage environmental impacts and reduce harmful emissions. The ISO 50001 certification complements the existing management system certifications: ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001. It allows companies to integrate energy management within existing quality and environmental management models.
According to a report by PKF Littlejohn and the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies (CCFS), food fraud could be costing UK companies £11.2bn a year.
The ISO Technical Working Group (TC176 SC2) responsible for revising international quality management system standard ISO 9001 met in Galway, Ireland, last week. With the Draft International Standard (DIS) being approved earlier this month, the meeting saw over 100 experts and observers coming together to review the 3000+ comments relating to the DIS.
With the recent announcement that the draft international quality management system standard (ISO/DIS 9001:2014) has been approved to move to the final stage in its development process, we spoke to Steve Williams, LRQA System and Governance Manager about the revision to date, and what we can expect to see over the coming months.
Thursday 13 November is World Quality Day and quality professionals across the world will come together through a range of events to promote awareness of quality around the world and encourage development and prosperity.
As reported by LRQA last month, a recent vote has approved the latest draft of the revised international quality management system standard ISO 9001, meaning that it can now progress to the next stage of the ISO standard development process, namely Final Draft International Standard (FDIS)
UK maritime intelligence provider, Dryad Maritime, has achieved ISO certification to ISO 9001:2008 from LRQA.
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