ESG Assurance: LRQA to acquire Australasian supply chain specialist
LRQA, a global assurance provider, is pleased to announce that it is due to acquire Sustainable Assurance Solutions (SAS), a high-quality provider of sustainability audit, consulting and training services based in Australia.
GFSI steering committee sanctions IFS, effective 8 December 2022
LRQA is aware that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) steering committee has suspended International Featured Standards (IFS) for a three-month period beginning on 8 December 2022.
CQI and IRCA adopt online learning management system
The English-language examinations for auditor/lead auditor and auditor conversion courses will now be administered by the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) using their online learning system.
Ken Whatley wins Best Auditor at top food industry awards
LRQA’s Senior Environmental Health Consultant, Ken Whatley, has been named Auditor of the Year at the SOFHT Awards in London.
Biden-Harris administration sets high bar for global supply chains
Federal suppliers to the US government will be required to disclose environmental impacts and set science-based targets. This is a significant and positive step forward encouraging suppliers to disclose their GHG emissions.
ISO/IEC 27001:2022 is published, marking a new era of infosecurity
The 2022 version of the standard gives organisations of all sizes, sectors and locations an updated framework to tackle the increasingly complex threat landscape.
Occupational Health and Safety in the spotlight
The work of ISO/TC 283, the ISO committee for Occupational Health and Safety Management, has been recognised with the prestigious Lawrence D. Eicher Award 2022.
LRQA to attend #RISK – Europe’s leading risk-focused expo
Technical experts & senior leaders from LRQA will be attending the #RISK expo on the 16 - 17 November at the ExCel London arena, UK. The leading European event will bring together the ‘risk’ community to debate and learn.
UKAS accreditation granted for BIM ISO 19650-2
Following assessments by the UK Accreditation Service, UKAS, LRQA has been granted accreditation to deliver certification against ISO 19650-2:2018 – the international standard for Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Remembering Queen Elizabeth II
It is with deep sorrow that LRQA marks the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.