SGS provides worldwide, independent services that make a difference in people’s lives.
Our international experts help you operate in more efficient and sustainable ways by streamlining processes, improving quality and productivity, reducing risk, verifying compliance and increasing speed to market. Our core service activities cover all industry sectors and touch the products and services that consumers around the world rely on every day.
Agriculture and Food
As agricultural goods progress from field to fork they require attention, tracking and integrity. We offer an end-to-end supply chain range of services that reduce risk, ensure quality and improve productivity. We help ensure the integrity of the food chain by managing crops, enhancing seed development, conducting soil testing and harvesting, moving products through the global supply chain and managing trade inspection at export and import.
As chemical use in consumer products continues to grow, health hazards, particularly for children’s products, are a constant industry focus. We help to alleviate your concerns by offering a range of laboratory services to test the safety of your goods and help control chemical use according to the tolerance levels in place for your industry.
Behind every engineering feat there is an idea, a design and a construction project. When a project is conceived, we can help make the plans a reality by ensuring processes run efficiently, construction sites are safe and reliable materials are used.
Consumer Goods and Retail
From textiles to appliances, furniture, food and electronics, our complete range of services facilitates the quality, compliance, and safety of consumer products across global supply chains. We ensure that no important detail has been overlooked in the journey of your product from concept to market.
Our energy services focus on two key elements: meeting the demands in the industry for renewable energy and technologies that enable the capture and transfer of energy from sources such as wind, solar and tides; and the modernization of conventional power plants and new constructions that adhere to strict regulations. Our expertise in the sector will guide you through every aspect, ensuring that regulations are met, safety is considered at every stage and environmental impact is limited.
To help you enhance your environmental reputation, manage risk and increase business efficiency, our international team of experts offer guidance in everything from complying with environmental regulations to assessing environmental performance. We support you with state-of-the-art laboratory analyses, knowledgeable consultants, and a comprehensive range of specialized environmental and climate change services.
Health and Safety
We make your working environment as safe as possible by carefully performing risk assessments and executing preventative measures. Through a range of international standards, we ensure that organizations have effective occupational health and safety systems in place to protect employees, generate customer confidence and enhance business reputation.
Our international team of engineers supports the integrity, safety and reliability of your activities, equipment and operations with creative technical solutions. We advise on growth strategy execution and market best practice for industrial manufacturing and trade, conducting testing and conformity assessments to ensure that processes and projects meet all quality and performance requirements and minimize the environmental impact of industry.
Our services provide analytical, bioanalytical and clinical trial testing capabilities, along with process management, that enable pharmaceuticals to swiftly reach those that need them with minimal cost and maximum safety.
We help you find innovative solutions to help develop and grow your business by finding ways to make your processes work better, easier, faster or more profitably. Our experts examine the operation of the interconnected processes that play a vital role in your product’s production. By using various tools and technologies we can help to streamline operations and improve operating efficiencies supported by specialist logistical advice.
Our expertise in mining places us at the forefront of the industry. Whether you need technical advice on steel manufacturing processes, a strategic partnership in coal and coke trading or guidance on risk reduction, maximizing profits or improving efficiencies in precious or base metal mining or extraction, we are readily available with an international service.
Oil and Gas
Our robust technology, knowledge-based approach and dedication to quality and safety allow us to provide innovative solutions to every part of the oil and gas industry. Our services throughout both the upstream and downstream sectors enrich each stage of the value chain and impact on everything from transport fuel and heating products to plastics, fertilizers and pharmaceuticals. Our growing global network of offices and laboratories offers an independent service focused on responding to customer needs and delivering competitive advantage.
Our portfolio of innovative services for governments, international institutions and partner organizations across the public and private sectors covers a variety of verification and technology based solutions. We assess compliance with regulatory requirements, enhance government revenue, facilitate trade, support efficiency and promote good governance along with sustainable development.
Sound risk management procedures are essential to assess and mitigate the risks associated with your industry. Our specialist risk management teams and laboratories operate worldwide, covering a wide range of industries. We identify and quantify specific risks and make decisions about how to manage and mitigate them in the future.
We help organizations ensure that they and their partners have efficient and manageable processes and systems in place which comply with stakeholder requirements related to quality, health and safety, environmental management, corporate social responsibility and other areas of sustainable development.
Managing the risks associated with trade and financing trade is a complex process that needs practical, objective planning. Our global network of experts look at all aspects of trade activity to assess the associated risks, offering impartial, objective advice and assistance to help you to mitigate risks and minimize liability for successful trade transactions.
Our training solutions are developed by subject matter experts to help organizations and individuals improve personal competence and skills – core enablers of sustainable business development and competitive advantage.
Ensure safety and reliability, and meet stringent transportation regulations, standards and legislation. Our broad range of specialized transportation services help your operations to run more safely and effectively.