The Grower-Shipper Association Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides education and information on the agriculture industry as well as offering innovative programs to community outreach.
The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) was created in 1942 to represent the business, economic, and political interests of Texas-grown fruits and vegetables; and address the issues and opportunities surrounding the imports of Mexico-grown produce that is shipped through Texas ports.
United Fresh Produce Association is the industry’s leading trade association committed to driving the growth and success of produce companies and their partners. United Fresh represents the interests of member companies throughout the global fresh produce supply chain, including family-owned, private and publicly traded businesses as well as regional, national and international companies. SCS has been a member for over two decades.
The mission of AgSafe is to advance the food and farming industries commitment to a safe, sustainable workforce and food supply, by providing practical education and resources.
The HPDC is a customer-led organization convened to create and support the Health Product Declaration (HPD) and promote transparency in the building industry. SCS was selected to help establish third-party verification protocols for the HPDC and is providing feedback on the overall process as well as making recommendations for potential changes.
RJC is a whole-of-supply chain standards initiative for the jewellery supply chain, from mine to retail. Through the Code of Practices and CoC standards, RJC brings a commitment to a responsible supply chain and implementation of responsible business practices.
ARM is a global initiative to foster sustainable artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). ARM selected SCS as its partner to audit and authorize operators and licensees against its Fairmined standard.
TCNA is an international trade association dedicated to expanding the market for ceramic tile manufactured in North America. TCNA created the first multi-attribute sustainability standard under the American National Standards Institute for tiles and tile installation materials, called Green Squared™.
ACT is a professional trade association comprised of companies involved in the design, development, production and promotion of textiles for commercial interiors. ACT is SCS' partner in the Facts certification program, recognizing contract textiles that conform to the multi-attribute standard NSF/ANSI 336.
BIFMA is the non-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers. BIFMA created level®, the sustainability certification for commercial furniture through the multi-attribute ANSI/BIFMA e3 standard. BIFMA also created ANSI/BIFMA m7, which is one of the criteria evaluated against in SCS' indoor air quality program.