Press Release

SCS Global Services Welcomes Two European Business Development Directors to its Ranks

Expansion Answers Increased Demand for Certification Services within the European Union

Gustavo Bacchi and Tarik Bellahence headshots next to the SCS Global Services logo

SCS Global Services, an international pioneer and leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification of environmental, social, safety and quality performance, is proud to announce the addition of two veteran experts to its European business development team.

Tarik Bellahcene brings over two decades of experience in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) sector as the leader for NSF’s International Water Certification Programs in EMEA.  Mr. Bellahcene is a Hydraulic Engineer with an M.Sc. in Hydraulics Structures from Liege University in Belgium and Business Sustainability Management from University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. In addition to the water and energy sectors, he is actively involved in sustainability, circularity and decarbonization-related issues, and participates on numerous committees throughout the EU.  

Gustavo Bacchi is a twenty-year veteran of sustainability and climate-related projects. Mr. Bacchi is an Agronomist with an M.Sc. in Spatial Information Systems, with an emphasis in land-use mapping and landscape planning. He brings specialized agricultural and industrial professional expertise with businesses, governments and NGOs to the agriculture, food and beverage and energy sectors. 

SCS Global Services continues to build its global presence to provide companies around the world with the critical support and expertise necessary to meet the growing global demand for third-party certification, validation and verification solutions in the sustainability sector.  

“Tarik and Gustavo join SCS at a pivotal point in our growth, when the need for sustainability solutions has increased exponentially throughout Europe.” said Matthew Rudolf, SCS’ Vice President of International Business Development.  “With their expertise, passion and commitment to SCS’ sustainability mission, we are well prepared to provide the dedicated and customized guidance SCS is known for to the EU market.”

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About SCS Global Services
SCS Global Services is a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability verification, certification, auditing, testing, and standards development. Its programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in climate mitigation, green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, consumer products, and more. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, SCS has representatives and affiliate offices throughout the Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Africa. Its broad network of auditors are experts in their fields, and the company is a trusted partner to companies, agencies and advocacy organizations due to its dedication to quality and professionalism. SCS is a chartered Benefit Corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices. For more information, visit

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