Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Certification

Sustainable Water Management Certification, Training, and Consulting

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The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard is the first comprehensive global benchmark for responsible water stewardship. It provides guidance to major water users and managers seeking to assure responsible water governance, sustainable water balance, good water quality, and healthy water-related sites and values. Join leaders in the agriculture, food and beverage, and manufacturing sectors who are AWS Certified Water Stewards.

SCS Global Services is an AWS Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) providing AWS Certification, Consulting and Training services. We can conduct on-site audits to demonstrate your conformance with AWS Certification. If you are beginning your AWS journey, SCS can provide AWS Training, and Technical Advisory consulting services to bring you closer to achieving certification. Our auditors are professionally credentialed through the AWS Standard System Training program. Let us assist you to assess how your organization can ensure that your sustainable water stewardship practices meet the AWS standard.

SCS provides Consulting, Training and Certification Services toward implementation of the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. To date, SCS has conducted more AWS Certification and Surveillance audits than any other certification body, issuing both AWS Core and AWS Gold certificates. We have worked with leading companies and certified more than 30% of the AWS sites globally.


Why Choose SCS?

As a leading provider of AWS certification, customers choose to partner with SCS because we offer:

  • A wide range of services, including: AWS consultation, AWS technical advisory, AWS pre-assessment, AWS gap analysis, and AWS certification assessments.
  • Customizable trainings: AWS standard training, specialized AWS webinars tailored to the needs of your company
  • The most experienced CAB in AWS certification
  • The highest levels of auditing integrity and ethical standards throughout our 30+ years as a global auditing, certification and standards organization
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SCS has to date conducted more AWS Certification and Surveillance audits, issuing both Core and Gold certificates, than any firm. We have certified over 30% of the AWS sites globally. By choosing SCS as your AWS implementation partner you will benefit from:

  • The most experienced AWS consulting and certification body, from preparation through implementation.
  • Customized services for every step of the water stewardship journey: consultation, technical advisory, pre-assessment, gap analysis, certification
  • AWS Training and specialized webinars tailored for your company’s needs

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