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Certification Subsidiary of ABS Group Joins Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors

June 18, 2019

ABS Quality Evaluations is now an auditor member providing SA8000 compliance services for global brands and retailers.

ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. (ABS QE), a subsidiary of ABS Group providing management systems certification services, has joined as an auditor member of the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA). APSCA supports individuals and organizations by promoting the use of independent social compliance audits as a tool to advance workplace conditions globally. As a member of APSCA, ABS QE strengthens its commitment as a world-leading certification body for the Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) labor standard.

"Globalization of suppliers and increased consumer awareness demand that organizations ensure that their business activities meet the appropriate social and corporate responsibility standards," says ABS QE President Dominic Townsend. "Our social accountability services include audits and assessments to help global brands and retailers uphold the highest standards in social performance and corporate responsibility for increased consumer confidence."

ABS QE works with companies to achieve optimal performance of their business, systems, people and supply chains through custom solutions for management systems certification, verification, assessment and training.

Register for our upcoming webinar, SA8000: Social Accountability Standard Certification Process, to learn more.


About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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