RS is proud of the long and established relationship that it has with its clients.
We offer expert services for Quality and Sustainability Standards and Assurance Program Management. We have delivered services for benchmarking for Gap Analysis eg Global Seafood Sustainability Initiative (GSSI), Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) or for Expert Peer review for Standards in development.
Organisations have chosen RS Standards for confidence in operational delivery and technical knowhow. RS Team members have over 25 years of recognition in delivering success for clients.
We are internationally recognised for our expertise in:
Sustainability, Certification and Accreditation, Quality Management and Traceability. Below is a sample of some of our long standing clients that have continued to put their faith in RS Standards and an outline of our services to them.
Seafish UK – RS provides Standards and Certification Program development expertise to the Seafish Industry Authority UK for its revised Responsible Fishing Scheme. To provide assurance to the supply chain that the catching sector of the seafood industry has robust social, welfare and safety credentials for all fishermen working at sea.
RS is assisting with the internationalisation of the Responsible Fishing Scheme and certification program.
International Pilot projects have occurred in Iceland, Peru, USA, and the Maldives.
Global Aquaculture Alliance – RS is a support organisation to the GAA BAP Program. Team members have been assisting GAA BAP for over 18 years with Certification, Accreditation and Standards Development.
RS have been leading and assisting GAA BAP with the development of a Global Standard for Zone Management in Aquaculture Farming. Current
Area Management Projects are operational in Chile, Honduras, Columbia and Ireland.
RS Standards have been assisting with the start up of the Global Seafood Assurances initiative.
IFFO – The RS team helped create and provides Standards and Certification Program expertise to IFFO, the international Marine Ingredients Organisation for its Responsible Sourcing Certification Program. To provide assurance to the supply chain that the fisheries and fishmeal and fish oil are responsibly managed for sustainable use.
IFFO RS Standard – Version 2.0 is the leading standard in the certification of marine ingredients. Maintaining relevance, credibility and accessibility to all current and prospective producers.
RS assists with the IFFO RS Improver Projects.
IFFO RS Projects are operational in over 15 Countries.
ASMI – The RS team were the chief technical architects of the Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Standard and continue to provide Standards and Certification Program expertise to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute for its FAO-Based Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program. To provide assurance to the supply chain that the fisheries are responsibly managed for sustainable use. Contact us for more details fishermen working at sea.
Further RFM Projects were commenced in Iceland, Canada, Louisiana and Australia.
RS works ‘in-confidence’ with some of the leading global retailers.
We assist to develop technical specifications for Responsible Sourcing, supply chain integrity assessments, tools for training of staff, and for supply chain tracesability assessments or with capacity building within their supply chains.
RS works ‘in-confidence’ with some of the leading global processors and their supply chains to develop technical specifications and tools for responsible sourcing.
Initiatives have included tools for brand differentiation and protection using aspects of sustainability, quality, organics, traceability, social and ethical and food security.