Being accredited by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), auditing firm SGS will lend its services to verifying RJC member’s business practices. SGS is the second RJC accredited auditing firm.
“The accreditation of SGS adds another highly regarded, international auditing company with considerable jewellery industry expertise and a global presence to serve the RJC’s growing membership,” says Michael Rae, RJC’s Chief Executive Officer. “With over 240 Members committed to independent third party audits under the RJC System, there is an undoubted demand for accredited auditors. RJC will announce the accreditation of additional auditing companies in coming weeks,” says Michael Rae.
SGS, a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is a UKAS accredited international provider to ISO/lEC 17021:2006 for providing audits and certifications of management systems. It has a structure of 10 business segments operating across 10 geographical regions..
“The audit and certification services we can provide to RJC Members allow them to enhance their business processes. Through certification, they can deliver extra value, improve quality management and performance, minimize risk, and gain a real advantage over their competition”, said Frankie Ng, Executive Vice President, Consumer Testing Services, SGS.