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GFSI steering committee lifts suspension on IFS | LRQA US

Date: 10 Mar 2023

LRQA is aware that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) steering committee has lifted its three-month suspension on the International Featured Standards (IFS) organization, first announced in December 2022.

ESG Assurance: LRQA to acquire Australasian supply chain specialist

Date: 21 Dec 2022

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.

Social Responsibility

GFSI steering committee sanctions IFS, effective 8 December 2022

Date: 12 Dec 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.

Biden-Harris administration sets high bar for global supply chains

Date: 11 Nov 2022

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

Date: 25 Oct 2022

The 2022 version of the standard gives organisations of all sizes, sectors and locations an updated framework to tackle the increasingly complex threat landscape.

UKAS accreditation granted for BIM ISO 19650-2

Date: 20 Sep 2022

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).

Refreshing the business case for cleaner energy

Date: 16 Aug 2022

The US House and Senate have recently approved a $700bn economic package that includes major legislation on healthcare, tax and climate change.

Carbon Emissions Reduction
Data and information verification

Food Processing Announces 2022 Influential Women in Food Honorees

Date: 23 May 2022
By Jona Hightower

Ten women across North America have been selected as this year's class of Influential Women in Food honorees including LRQA’s Jona Hightower.

Food, Beverage & Hospitality
FSSC 22000
ISO 22000

Global supply chain innovation trial seeks UK retailers to tackle food

Date: 27 Apr 2022

The SecQuAL project – a ground-breaking innovation trial which aims to improve efficiency in supply chains and reduce food waste – is seeking leading UK retailers to participate in tests and trials to help improve food traceability.

LRQA completes acquisition of ELEVATE

Date: 22 Apr 2022

LRQA completes acquisition of ELEVATE – creating a powerful new offering in data-driven ESG assurance.