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Mardan Palace achieves GC-Mark certification

The DQS Group is proud to announce Mardan Palace as the first bearer of the GC-Mark “Ultimate Luxury Hotel” in the Mediterranean. With this certification, Mardan Palace confirms its position as one of the leading luxury hotels in the world. The GC-Mark “Ultimate Luxury Hotel” is a prestigious quality label for elite hotels. The certification …

And the first Green Hotel in Germany is …

… the Parkhotel in Bad Homburg. A thorough inspection by qualified DQS auditors revealed that the Parkhotel can be seen as a model in terms of environmental management. Whether in terms of energy use, water management, emissions or procurement, the hotel obtained an excellent score. For its efforts, the Parkhotel has now been rewarded with the GC-Mark …

365 Group, SIS Natural and Meghri Cannery obtain GC-Mark for product hygiene in Armenia

For retailers in the food sector, the choice for a particular supplier depends to a crucial extent upon assurances regarding product hygiene and food safety. It therefore does not suffice for suppliers to implement high standards of hygiene – they also need to be able to prove it. That is exactly what three Armenian companies have now done: they opened …

British American Tobacco obtains GC-Marks for social responsibility and energy efficiency

British American Tobacco, the world’s second-largest tobacco company, has obtained two GC-Marks for its sustainability performance. DQS has awarded a GC-Mark for energy efficiency and one for corporate social responsibility to the German headquarters in Hamburg. During the past few years, British American Tobacco had already obtained ISO 14001 and …