SGS and Transparency-One partner to ensure safe supply chains

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

SGS Mission
Dedicated Project Management
  • Product experts with extensive market knowledge

  • Supply chain experts from field to store

  • Customer care centers with chat in local language

  • Supplier onboarding support in 150 countries, including initial training and guidance

  • Data verification to build trust

  • Ensure compliance with new regulations such as the France Due Diligence Act, US Trade Facilitation Act, UK Modern Slavery Act, People’s Republic of China Food Safety Law, etc.

  • Ensure compliance with Product Safety, Environmental, Social & Sustainability best practices and standards

Field Data Collection
  • Certification

  • Inspection and testing

  • Supply chain investigation

  • Risk assessment and consulting services

SGS strengths


  • #1 world leader
  • 90,000 employees
  • 14 global industries


  • Digital communications reduce effort required to grow your network
  • Get training for your supplier community to increase adoption

Global presence

  • 1,900 offices and laboratories
  • Global service – Local expertise


  • Call centers answer any questions you might have
  • Available via email, phone or live chat

Verification services

  • Ensure your suppliers’ certifications are real
  • SGS certification portal synchronizes data directly in Transparency-One

Exclusive reseller

  • Dedicated team to demonstrate Transparency-One capabilities
  • Set up meetings globally

Client projects

Mars Food

SGS and Transparency-One are working with Mars Food and Blippar to revolutionize end-to-end supply chain transparency.
Mars Food, with its partners, is exploring new ways to map its supply chains end to end and connect customers with farmers through verified transparency and image recognition. Read more

Carrefour China

Visual Trust is an end-to-end digital solution, allowing  shoppers to check the quality and origins of their purchases by scanning food with their smartphones. When shoppers scan products, they get immediate access to quality certificates, test results, locations and pictures of farms, as well as nutritional advice.
Together, Transparency-One, SGS, and Blippar offer a unique experience, turning supply chain information into brand value. Read more

Additional resources