Building Resilience

Standards Support

Standards are needed by both markets and supply chains to protect the integrity of a product or service and the environment. Standards provide assurance that a product or service meets with a customer’s expectation, to give a degree of safety, or environment, or social responsibility. A good well developed and credible standard will deliver certainty to the supply chain and enhance productivity and positive economic returns.

 

RS Standards has a global reputation for creation and development of best in class standards/codes of practice to meet every customer’s expectations. The service we offer to clients is world class and results in successful project delivery. Our management team and associates are recognised for expertise within the following key subject matter areas: Sustainability, Safety, Environmental Management, Social Welfare, Traceability, Product Quality.

Seafood Expert Advice

RS Standards offers expert advice, risk assessment and management tools that deliver effective biosecurity and risk mitigation in operations and in seafood supply chains. We can help you build resilience against the hazards that impact health, welfare, productivity and the supply of safe, high quality, nutritious seafood.

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Standards Development

The primary production and processing sectors need ‘context appropriate’ and practical standards that can stand up to scrutiny and high integrity benchmarking. The RS Standards team are global standards and assurance experts and have assisted in the creation of leading edge standards. As an example our team have..

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Standards Governance & Program Support

RS Standards experts can assist with the support and management of either a standard or an assurance program. RS Standards has developed bespoke program Quality Management System toolkits that can be utilised by program owners to ensure that they have systems and associated assessment programs in place that will meet the expectation of all interested parties and benchmarking organisations.

Global Benchmarking

RS Standards is the go-to organisation to assist benchmark assurance standards, certification concepts and governance models against existing benchmark frameworks or to peer review standards and operations for relevance, practicality and market acceptance. The RS Standards team have assisted standard programs to achieve recognition of the global benchmark standard, GSSI, GSCP and GFSI.

 

  • Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Standard

  • Iceland Responsible Fisheries Management Standard

  • GAA Best Aquaculture Practice Standard

  • BIM Certified Quality Aquaculture Standard

Gap Analysis & Verification

RS Standards expertise and toolkits can be used to review and assess standards from all sectors of the supply chain to established industry norms. RS Standards can formally and quantifiably determine if a standard is either Class /Sector leading, or an equivalent or is lagging behind the norm. Through our insights to Standards, Certification and Accreditation, RS Standards team have developed tools for assessing Standards against multiple benchmarking frameworks and can give expert feedback on the practicalities or deficiencies of standards in consideration or under development.