Integrate environmental, quality, and forest certification

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Conference Proceeding

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Pursuit of multiple certifications can end in confusion and wasted resources that leads companies to doubt the wisdom of seeking multiple initiatives. A comparative analysis of industry-specific and international standards can provide the foundation for an integrated management system. This paper focuses on the integration of three certification initiatives: environmental, quality, and forest product certification.

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© 2001 American Society for Quality. Publisher’s version of record: http://asq.org/qic/display-item/index.html?item=14678

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Annual Quality Congress