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24 2/2016 Industry Barometer THE NETHERLANDS BS 8800 Enterprice Social Commitment British Standard 8800 www.qualityaustria.com BS 8800 (British Standard), guidelines for the development of work and health-protection management systems. Purpose: protection of employees and third parties against risks of the corporate activities. ................................................................................................. BSCI Enterprice Social Commitment Business Social Compliance Initiative www.bsci-intl.org BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative, Brussels), non-profit association of companies with business-driven online platform for the differing European codes of conduct and monitoring systems, as basis for a common, worldwide verification system for social standards in the supplier chains. The BSCI Code of Conduct is oriented essentially towards the SA8000 standard. ................................................................................................. OHSAS 18001 Enterprice Social Commitment Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series www.ohsas-18001-occupational-health-andsafety.com OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series), one of the best known and most important health and safety management systems worldwide, closely based on the standards ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. ................................................................................................. SEDEX Enterprice Social Commitment Supplier Ethical Data Exchange www.sedexglobal.com SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, London), non-profit member organisation for companies that have committed to permanent optimisation of ethical conduct in their global supply chain. The platform offers a series of tools for the ethical management of value-added chains. TÜV Enterprice Social Commitment Technische Überwachungsverein www.tuv.com TÜV (Technische Überwachungsverein); the TÜV companies act independently in many working areas, in particular in safety checks, product certifications and the certification of management systems in the fields of economics, ecology and social matters. ................................................................................................. Bio label Product Ecology www.bio-siegel.de Bio-Siegel, quality and test seal, identifies controlled products from ecological land cultivation. The term Bio is protected Europe-wide by EU law. The German Bio-Siegel was created in 2001 and must only be used in addition to the EU Bio logo. Every product with Bio-Siegel must be registered with the Bio-Siegel information body before being launched onto the market. ................................................................................................. Blue Angel Product Ecology www.blauer-engel.de Blaue Engel, German environmental label, introduced in 1978, for products and services that are more environmentally friendly than comparable products and services. Manufacturers can equip their products with the label awarded to them. The environmental label does not however certify the complete ecological harmlessness of a product. ................................................................................................. eco - Institut Product Ecology www.eco-institut.de eco-INSTITUTE Cologne, testing body for testing the emissions and harmful substances of building and furnishing products. The eco-INSTITUTE Label serves the purpose of quality assurance based on the strictest criteria.

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