Press and Media

25. February 2021

TÜV SÜD is now a Full APSCA Member Firm

TÜV SÜD, the international testing, inspection and certification company with German roots, is proud to now be a full Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) Member Firm. TÜV SÜD has shown to be committed to the APSCA’s mission of enhancing the professionalism, consistency and credibility of social compliance auditing. Being a full member firm of APSCA required an assessment of TÜV SÜD’s policies and procedures to ensure our compliance to the APSCA Code & Standards of Professional Conduct.

APSCA is an industry association, which is serviced by a dedicated, multi-stakeholder board with independent, brand, retail and collaborative program representation. They play an important role in initiatives to assess and improve workplace conditions throughout global supply chains. APSCA aims to maintain and raise the value, quality, consistency and integrity of the industry, by establishing professional certification program and processes for social compliance auditors.

TÜV SÜD’s global network provides expertise for a wide range of auditing for social compliance in key markets. As a one-stop service provider for companies requiring social compliance programmes and management systems standards, TÜV SÜD can provide social compliance audits such as Sedex Mambers Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA), amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI), Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), Social & Labor Convergence Program (SLCP), SA 8000 Social Accountability certification, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) and more.

Further information about TÜV SÜD's social compliance services can be found at

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Press-contact: Dirk Moser-Delarami

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