• Compass Assurance Services, a Kiwa Group company, merges with Quality Control Services (Environmental)

    25 July 2023

    As of 1st February 2023, the two JAS-ANZ accredited conformity assessment bodies Quality Control Services (Environmental) Pty Ltd (QCSE) and Compass Assurance Services Pty Ltd (CAS) have merged. With this merger, QCSE joins Global Certification as part of the CAS family of companies.

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  • CMW Geosciences in Australia and New Zealand joins Kiwa family

    18 October 2022

    As of 14 October 2022, Kiwa Group (Australia and North America) and CMW Geosciences have merged. CMW Geosciences joins the growing family of Kiwa businesses in the Asia-Pacific region including Construction Sciences, SureSearch, Trilab and Geochempet Services.

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  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive: call for fair market access independent assurance services providers

    17 June 2022

    Last year the EC adopted a proposal for the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive. Kiwa welcomes the initiative on adequate corporate sustainability reporting wholeheartedly. Professional evaluation by an accredited organization is essential for the credibility of the CSRD. Kiwa supports the call for fair market access for independent assurance service providers in the context of the CSRD.

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  • Kiwa investigates properties of liquid and supercritical CO₂

    9 June 2022

    One of the ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is to capture and store or use released CO₂. To do this efficiently and safely, additional knowledge is needed. Kiwa has invested in new facilities to investigate and test with high pressure CO₂.

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  • New version IFS FOOD Standard to be released soon

    2 June 2022

    Currently the draft for IFS Food version 8 is under public consultation. So one can expect the new version to be released within a few weeks to months. Are you already prepared to meet the renewed requirements?

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  • Hydrogen permeability research: filling in knowledge gaps

    31 May 2022

    While concrete applications of hydrogen are already fully operational, there is still much to be discovered about the properties of the gas. At Kiwa, materials expert Sjoerd Jansma is conducting research into the phenomenon of permeability.

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  • PVEL’s 2022 PV Module Reliability Scorecard is here

    20 May 2022

    This week PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), member of the Kiwa Group, presented their 8th edition of PVEL’s PV Module Reliability Scorecard. The Scorecard fits into the philosophy that testing and technical services go beyond the lab, because PVEL wants to mitigate risks and improve system performance throughout the complete solar project lifecycle.

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  • Kiwa present at Intersolar Europe 2022

    29 April 2022

    Kiwa will participate in Intersolar Europe, world's leading exhibition for the solar industry, from from 11-13 May, in Munich, Germany. We will be presenting our services dedicated to the Renewable Energy market.

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  • Measure underground gas leaks with Kiwa's Suction method

    26 April 2022

    Even though not every gas leak poses a direct safety risk, methane is a greenhouse gas and therefore contributes to global warming. Therefore, it is important to detect and reduce gas leaks as effectively as possible. To this end, Kiwa developed the Suction method on behalf of the European Gas Research Group (GERG).

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  • Holcim Germany certified for CSC CO2 module by Kiwa as worldwide first

    21 April 2022

    Kiwa recently certified the Holcim ready-mixed concrete plant in Mönchengladbach-Hardt for the CSC CO2 module certificate. Holcim Germany was the first company in the world to be certified according to the CSC CO2 module certificate.

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  • PVEL to host the U.S. PV ModuleTech Conference this June

    12 April 2022

    PVEL, the leading independent lab for the downstream solar and energy storage industry will host the first edition of the U.S. PV ModuleTech Conference this coming June at their new facility in Napa Valley, USA.

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  • Meet us at the Global Food Safety Conference (GFSI) in Barcelona

    8 March 2022

    Safe and sustainable food is crucial! Only together we can deliver impact in the food, feed and farm industry. That is why Kiwa is present at the GFSI conference in Barcelona from March 29 – 31.

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  • Kiwa welcomes new management members to support growth

    7 March 2022

    Ivonne Verlinde has recently joined Kiwa as Chief Integration and Transformation Officer (CITO) and member of the Kiwa Board. Matt Courtney has taken the role of Executive Vice President (EVP) for Intega – and member of Kiwa’s Executive Council.

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  • SHV's response to the situation regarding Russia and Ukraine

    3 March 2022

    Since 2021 Kiwa is a member of SHV Family of Companies. Read SHV's response to the situation regarding Russia and Ukraine here.

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