Welcome to the Intertek Podcast Network, Assurance in Action, your hub for quality insights and information from our Intertek experts. Learn what our people are saying about important industry trends ranging from food safety standards to supplier management and everything in between! With new and recurring guests, we are poised to provide you the knowledge needed to enhance your business processes, operations, and safety.
In these days of increased security concerns for your guest it is vital that you have a robust and effective security policy in place. Whether this is to deter the targeting of your guests by terrorists, or to protect them against criminal activity, SecurityCheck effectively addresses all areas of risk. In this podcast, Andy Janes, Group Director of Operations for Intertek Cristal and Intertek Checkpoint talks about SecurityCheck a...
In this episode of Assurance in Action, Intertek’s Building & Construction team, discuss Building Product Certification. Join our guest JP Kayl, Intertek’s Vice President of Global Certification Products for Building and Construction in discussing the things construction products industry should know about product certification.
With pending regulation revisions by the European Commission, the cosmetics industry may have questions about any changes or additions that may be coming. In this episode of Assurance In Action, our cosmetics experts discuss the new pending amendment to Annex III of the Cosmetics Regulation and how it may effect cosmetics industry participants.
In this episode of Assurance in Action regulatory and industry experts Axelle Wipret and Anne-Sophie Moriceau discuss contact materials regulations and how they relate to cosmetics. Speakers further discuss Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 and how non-harmonized materials relate to the regulation, as well as what needs to be done to bring cosmetic products containing non-harmonized materials into the market.
Monkeypox has been a trending topic across the globe. In the latest Assurance in Action podcast, Jason Burnett, Technical Director at Intertek Cristal, talks about monkeypox, what it is, and how it affects global travel and tourism.
In Europe, marketing of cosmetic products is controlled by the regulation 1223/2009/EC. According to this regulation, cosmetic packaging needs to be fully included in the assessment of the cosmetic product. As you may know, compatibility testing needs to be performed with the formula in contact with the packaging to verify the stability of the cosmetic product, in real use.
In today’s podcast, Anne-Sophie Moriceau, Product Safety Ma...
This week, we have a special episode from our colleagues at Intertek Building & Construction, where they discuss issues related to consulting, testing, and certification for building products and construction. Join our guest Vinu Abraham, Intertek’s Vice President of Products for Building and Construction. Vinu will be discussing the performance test that building products go through each day at Intertek and the importance of ...
On the latest Assurance in Action podcast, our colleagues at GTS, Richard Cox, European Commercial Director and Charlotte Houchin, Global Key Account Manager, discuss supply chain management in international trade. Join them as they explain an overview of their work, the challenges and risks in the industry, and what GTS is doing to help.
Corporate human rights due diligence is slowly becoming a normal part of business. Governments from around the world are starting to address human rights due diligence through mandatory regulations and disclosure laws. These laws require businesses to report their policies and practices concerning the identification and mitigation of human rights impacts within their supply chains. Join Catherine Beare, VP, Supply Chain Assurance a...
Our latest episode of the Assurance in Action podcast is the third and final installment dedicated to the Chinese cosmetics market and focuses on the Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation. Join Intertek experts Laure Moutier and Celeste Teng as they discuss the requirements introduced by China's regulations pertaining to the cosmetics industry.
On this episode of Assurance in Action, Intertek experts Sandra Meixner, Britta Bellersen, and Gerhard Rimkus talk to David Morgan from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to discuss Intertek and GAIN’s partnership to find sustainable ways to strengthen the systems to improve nutrition around the world.
In this episode of Assurance in Action, we focus on oil and gas industry mainstay Intertek Caleb Brett as we discuss liquified petroleum gas (LPG). Intertek Caleb Brett supports clients involved with LPG production, distribution, and terminal storage sites and provides LPG analytical testing, trace analysis, loss control, and quality control are available during production, storage and cargo custody transfer. Listen as our Director...
Our latest episode of the Assurance in Action podcast is dedicated to the Chinese cosmetics market and focuses on finished cosmetic products. Join Intertek experts Laure Moutier and Celeste Teng as they discuss the requirements introduced by China's new Cosmetics Regulation (CSAR) that came into force more than a year ago.
The Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation, a new Chinese law, came into force on January 1st 2021, replacing the existing Cosmetics Hygiene Supervision Regulations. So what does this mean for cosmetic companies around the world? Join Intertek experts Laure Moutier and Celeste Teng as they discuss the Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation, the requirements introduced by it, and other key changes and upd...
In the third and final episode on sustainable cosmetics, The Intertek Assuris team focuses on the concept of ‘Clean Beauty’. Our experts discuss what the main objectives and drivers of the ‘Clean Beauty' trend, and what brands can do to assure their products follow guidelines and trends.
Join our industry experts as they cover the topic and trend of 'Clean Beauty'.
In episode two of Assurance in Action’s series on cosmetics, Intertek cosmetics experts discuss the market for vegan cosmetics, as well as steps organisations can take to meet guidelines for vegan product certification. Experts Maëva Duchateau, Juliane Coursol, and Emmeline Watier also look into factors such as labelling and consumer confidence as it relates to creating and selling vegan cosmetic products.
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In this episode of Assurance in Action, Intertek Business Assurance's communications expert Caitlin Connell discusses the do's and don't's of promoting a management systems certification. She also explores what it really means to hold a certificate and how that message can be conveyed to stakeholders effectively. Caitlin also goes over several methods to get your message out to buyers, clients, and decision-makers.
From the mass market to luxury cosmetics, brands are changing their commitments to go green. The natural market is therefore taking up more and more space in cosmetics and on our shelves. But while the natural and organic cosmetics market is booming, there were no regulations, no standards, and no text that could define what that meant until ISO 16128 was established in 2017. ISO 16128 sets the definitions of what natural and organ...
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Enterprise Security is one of the most talked about and important aspects of running a sustainable business. Organisations today require extensive systems and measures to maintain the protection of the safety and security of people, critical assets and intellectual property of operations. Businesses globally receive threats to their enterprise integrity every day which may interrupt operations and put ...
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Compliance is key to long-lasting business relationships between companies and for the overall health of an organisation. Remaining compliant with local, regulatory, and industry requirements can be challenging for large and small organisations alike. In this episode of Total Sustainability in Progress, Ed Crowe, Intertek’s Director of Risk, Compliance & Assurance, discusses the need for complianc...
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