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CUMCS-GAP bench-marked against the Israeli Medical Cannabis Standard IMC-GAP

Control Union Certifications would like to announce that our standard CUMCS-GAP, has been benchmarked against the Israeli Medical Cannabis Standard IMC-GAP, towards full equivalency. Therefore, CUMCS-GAP is recognized and accepted program by the Israeli Medical Cannabis Agency (IMCA) - Ministry of Health, for all imports of medical Cannabis into Israel.



Control Union and Zero Plastic Oceans are launching a new component to their Ocean Bound Plastic (OBP) certification program. Initially designed to encourage the recycling of OBP, this program has been reinforced by the introduction of a label promoting the collection and proper disposal of nonrecyclable OBP. Two certification subprograms are now available: the “Recyclable Ocean Bound Plastic Certification” and the new “Ocean Bound Plastic Neutrality Certification.”

Acquisition of Finotrol Oy by Control Union

Finotrol Oy and Control Union have agreed on an acquisition in which the entire share capital of Finotrol Oy have been transferred to Control Union. The acquisition will not cause any changes to the certification services previously offered by Finotrol Oy, but it will enable the provision of completely new, even more extensive certification services both in Scandinavia and the Baltic region.

Control Union recognized to join the “Carbon Footprint Peru” initiative

As part of the joint effort and initiative carried out by Control Union Peru and Control Union Certifications Germany, we are pleased to announce that Control Union has been recognized by the Ministry of the Environment of Peru as qualified to verify the quality of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) measurements of those companies registered in the digital platform “Carbon Footprint Perú” (Huella de Carbono Peru).  This was achieved by submitting evidence and relevant information related to the accreditation of the ISO 14065:2013 standard.

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