Sustainability pays off - it's as simple as that. For those who still have doubts about this, we recommend reading the meta-study From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder(2015): 88% of the scientific analyses show that companies with robust sustainability management can, on average, deliver better operational and financial results than others.

Those who see sustainability as an opportunity will find DQS to be the right sparring partner for transformation. With robust audits, we enable transparency, underpin confidence in your organization and create a foundation for informed decision-making - for management, investors, buyers, lenders and other stakeholders.

Environmental management

From the extraction and purchase of raw materials to the finished product: our environmental assessment portfolio covers the entire value chain. We always keep an eye on your environmental management system.

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Environmental Management System - The Ultimate Guide

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Risks and opportunities in ISO 14001 - What does the standard require?

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Environmental aspects - What does the standard require?

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Binding obligations in ISO 14001 - What does the standard require?

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ZERTIFIZIERUNG ISCC PLUS, ISCC PLUS
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Circular economy: Certification with ISCC Plus

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ISO 46001 ZERTIFIZIERUNG, WASSEREFFIZIENZ-MANAGEMENTSYSTEME
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ISO 46001 Certification for Water Efficiency Management Systems

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NACHHALTIGE PRODUKTE, ISCC PLUS
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From renewable raw material to sustainable product: ISCC Plus for food, feed, packaging and chemicals.

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Improving environmental performance - What does the standard require?

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Scope in ISO 14001 - What does the standard require?

Energy management

Increasing energy efficiency, reducing energy costs and saving taxes at the same time - this is possible with an energy management system.

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SDG and ISO 50001: Achieving sustainability goals.

Climate Management

To curb climate change, a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is imperative. For a reliable data basis, international standards for the quantification and verification of greenhouse gases are indispensable.

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ISO 14091, ISO 14091 Standard
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Understanding and assessing the risks and consequences of climate change - ISO 14091

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GHG inventory determination using ISO 14064-1

Social audits in the supply chain

Against a backdrop of increasing regulation, supplier assessment is gaining in importance. Companies have an obligation to identify, prevent and correct actual and potential human rights impacts of their operations. When it comes to ensuring safe and fair working conditions, no measure is better than an on-site audit.

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Supplier evaluation under sustainability aspects - the six most important questions

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Sustainable supply chain management with supplier audits

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Human rights: Extended reports, more due diligence

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LKSG, LIEFERKETTENSORGFALTSPFLICHTENGESETZ
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Supply chain due diligence act (German LkSG) passed - what companies should consider

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MENSCHENRECHTLICHE SORGFALTSPFLICHT, SOZIALAUDIT
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Implementing human rights due diligence: What role do social audits play?

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National Action Plan (NAP), MANDATORY HUMAN RIGHTS
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Supply Chain Act & Human Rights Due Diligence: What's next?

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SOZIALAUDIT, SOZIALAUDIT LIEFERANTEN
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Social audits: How to alleviate the burden on your suppliers

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ISO 28000 ,ISO 28000 ZERTIFIZIERUNG
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ISO 28000 certification - A case study for more security in the supply chain

Sustainability reporting & ESG indicators

Whether sustainability reporting adds significant value to your business depends primarily on the credibility and relevance of your report. For investors, lenders and business connections, independent verification by DQS is evidence of the resilience of sustainability reporting.

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Norm ISOIEC 17029, ISOIEC 17029
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Verification and validation: Why the new ISO/IEC 17029 standard is so important

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NORM ISO 22301, ISO 22301
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Revision of the ISO 22301 standard: What changes are coming?

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GRI-STANDARD ,GRI Berichterstattung
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Revision of the universal GRI standards: An overview of the most important changes and your impact

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AA1000 ACCOUNTABILITY PRINCIPLES STANDARDS, AA1000AP2018
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Sustainability: Major update to the AA1000 Accountability Principles Standard.

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GRI SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING STANDARDS, Global Reporting Initiative
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New: GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards - Overview of the main changes

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WASTE STANDARD, GRI 306
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Waste as an opportunity - GRI publishes the 306: Waste Standard

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CLIMATE BONDS STANDARD, CLIMATE BONDS
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The Climate Bonds Standard continues to evolve

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TAXONOMIE Europäische taxonomie
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Taxonomy - European Classification System for Sustainable Management

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EU-BERICHTSPFLICHT, CSR-BERICHTSPFLICHT
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The EU reporting obligation is being reinforced

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GREEN BOND STANDARD,  EU GREEN BOND STANDARD
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How the EU wants to finance climate protection - The EU Green Bond Standard

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CSR-BERICHTSPFLICHT ,CSR
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CSR reporting obligation: How supervisory boards can comply with their "obligation to review"

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TAXONOMIE Europäische taxonomie
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The EU taxonomy: What does it mean for companies?

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EUROPÄISCHE LIEFERKETTENGESETZ, LIEFERKETTENSORGFALTSPFLICHTENGESETZ
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The European Supply Chain Act: Comparison to the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act.

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AA1000 ACCOUNTABILITY PRINCIPLES STANDARDS, AA1000AP2018
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Verification of the Symrise Sustainability Report 2021 successfully completed

Occupational Health & Safety

When you manage a company, you show responsibility for your employees. Their physical and mental health is also the basis of your company's success. After all, only healthy and satisfied employees can remain motivated and effective in the face of increasing workloads.

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Implement ISO 45001 successfully

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Occupational health and safety and compliance: closing gaps

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ISO 45005 - new technical rule for occupational safety and health during Covid-19.

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OHS management system according to ISO 45001

Compliance & Due Diligence

Compliance audits play an essential role within a comprehensive risk management approach. Engaging an independent expert helps you systematize your compliance management and close any gaps. The credibility of audit results largely depends on the integrity and experience of the certification body - this makes DQS the right choice.

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RISK MANAGEMENT, ISO 310012018
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Make risk management easy with the revised ISO 31001:2018

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ISO 37001 ZERTIFIZIERUNG, ISO 37001
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Anti-corruption: Eight good reasons for ISO 37001 certification

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Anti-corruption: Vivo Energy receives first ISO 37001 certificate