Make an Impact with Sustainability Standards

Sustainability standards address many of the world’s biggest environmental and social challenges. They lead the way to sustainability through promoting good practices in close collaboration with stakeholders and partners. Transparency and data exchange are crucial parts of that.

The Intact Platform guarantees gapless, real-time oversight on audit and certification data and, thus, helps you ensure sustainability from the field or factory to the store shelf. Measure impacts and quickly react to emerging risks. All the tools needed in one software solution.

Flexible End-to-End Workflow

Certification Bodies

Application

Application

Track contact and account information right from the start and send your application package to potential customers to gather all information needed for creating a quotation.

Quotation

Quotation

Boost your efficiency with a well-structured quotations and orders management. Easily create quotations based on your pre-defined services and, once accepted, convert them to orders including all relevant information by the click of a button.

Contracts & Scope

Contracts & Scope

Benefit from a fully digital contracts management and administrate contract-related information such as services, certification objects, conditions, and more. All with a complete, traceable contracts history and managed data access for key staff from back office to auditors.

Planning

Planning

Create, plan, and assign audits based on auditor qualifications and availability. The system helps you prevent errors through automatic checks and boosts your efficiency.

Audit

Audit

Improve efficiency and transparency in preparing, executing, and closing audits with Intact’s flexible audit workflow. Give your auditors easy access to all their tasks as well as to customers’ files and audit trails and let them plan their audits and timelines online. Master complex audit scopes and projects with Intact’s powerful Checklist Engine and create automated reports. With the Intact Mobile App, your auditors can even work offline.

Findings & Corrective Actions

Findings & Corrective Actions

Manage and keep track of any number of findings including objective evidences, root cause analysis, corrective actions, deadlines, notifications, sanctions, and more. A flexible workflow system helps you ensure that all steps are completed within set timelines.

Reviews

Reviews

Review audit results to ensure quality and compliance before issuing a certification decision. With Intact’s Review module, you can set up workflows following either a four-eyes or six-eyes principle.

Certification & Certificates

Certification & Certificates

Efficiently manage certification decisions and create certificates with Intact’s Certification module. Add QR codes to your certificates to verify their authenticity and check their current validity at any time.

Invoicing

Invoicing

Create and issue invoices based on orders, recorded working times, expenses, and free billing items — all without ever having to leave the Intact Platform. However, you can also integrate Invoicing into your existing workflow by transferring billing-relevant data to any third-party finance software easily.

Internal Audit Management

Contracts & Scope

Contracts & Scope

Benefit from a fully digital contracts management and administrate contract-related information such as services, certification objects, conditions, and more. All with a complete, traceable contracts history and managed data access for key staff from back office to auditors.

Planning

Planning

Create, plan, and assign audits based on auditor qualifications and availability. The system helps you prevent errors through automatic checks and boosts your efficiency.

Audit

Audit

Improve efficiency and transparency in preparing, executing, and closing audits with Intact’s flexible audit workflow. Give your auditors easy access to all their tasks as well as to customers’ files and audit trails and let them plan their audits and timelines online. Master complex audit scopes and projects with Intact’s powerful Checklist Engine and create automated reports. With the Intact Mobile App, your auditors can even work offline.

Findings & Corrective Actions

Findings & Corrective Actions

Manage and keep track of any number of findings including objective evidences, root cause analysis, corrective actions, deadlines, notifications, sanctions, and more. A flexible workflow system helps you ensure that all steps are completed within set timelines.

Reviews

Reviews

Review audit results to ensure quality and compliance before issuing a certification decision. With Intact’s Review module, you can set up workflows following either a four-eyes or six-eyes principle.

Accreditation Bodies

Application

Application

Track contact and account information right from the start and send your application package to potential customers to gather all information needed for creating a quotation.

Quotation

Quotation

Boost your efficiency with a well-structured quotations and orders management. Easily create quotations based on your pre-defined services and, once accepted, convert them to orders including all relevant information by the click of a button.

Contracts & Scope

Contracts & Scope

Benefit from a fully digital contracts management and administrate contract-related information such as services, certification objects, conditions, and more. All with a complete, traceable contracts history and managed data access for key staff from back office to auditors.

Planning

Planning

Create, plan, and assign audits based on auditor qualifications and availability. The system helps you prevent errors through automatic checks and boosts your efficiency.

Audit

Audit

Improve efficiency and transparency in preparing, executing, and closing audits with Intact’s flexible audit workflow. Give your auditors easy access to all their tasks as well as to customers’ files and audit trails and let them plan their audits and timelines online. Master complex audit scopes and projects with Intact’s powerful Checklist Engine and create automated reports. With the Intact Mobile App, your auditors can even work offline.

Findings & Corrective Actions

Findings & Corrective Actions

Manage and keep track of any number of findings including objective evidences, root cause analysis, corrective actions, deadlines, notifications, sanctions, and more. A flexible workflow system helps you ensure that all steps are completed within set timelines.

Reviews

Reviews

Review audit results to ensure quality and compliance before issuing a certification decision. With Intact’s Review module, you can set up workflows following either a four-eyes or six-eyes principle.

Certification & Certificates

Certification & Certificates

Efficiently manage certification decisions and create certificates with Intact’s Certification module. Add QR codes to your certificates to verify their authenticity and check their current validity at any time.

Invoicing

Invoicing

Create and issue invoices based on orders, recorded working times, expenses, and free billing items — all without ever having to leave the Intact Platform. However, you can also integrate Invoicing into your existing workflow by transferring billing-relevant data to any third-party finance software easily.

Supplier & 2nd Party Audits

Contracts & Scope

Contracts & Scope

Benefit from a fully digital contracts management and administrate contract-related information such as services, certification objects, conditions, and more. All with a complete, traceable contracts history and managed data access for key staff from back office to auditors.

Planning

Planning

Create, plan, and assign audits based on auditor qualifications and availability. The system helps you prevent errors through automatic checks and boosts your efficiency.

Audit

Audit

Improve efficiency and transparency in preparing, executing, and closing audits with Intact’s flexible audit workflow. Give your auditors easy access to all their tasks as well as to customers’ files and audit trails and let them plan their audits and timelines online. Master complex audit scopes and projects with Intact’s powerful Checklist Engine and create automated reports. With the Intact Mobile App, your auditors can even work offline.

Findings & Corrective Actions

Findings & Corrective Actions

Manage and keep track of any number of findings including objective evidences, root cause analysis, corrective actions, deadlines, notifications, sanctions, and more. A flexible workflow system helps you ensure that all steps are completed within set timelines.

Reviews

Reviews

Review audit results to ensure quality and compliance before issuing a certification decision. With Intact’s Review module, you can set up workflows following either a four-eyes or six-eyes principle.

Standard Setters

Workflow Templates

Build Your Workflow

Every standard setter works differently. That is why the Intact Platform can be adopted to every standard setter’s unique workflow to benefit their needs.

Reporting Database

All Data in One Place

Have all your data in one place and bring clarity to complex data sets, including audit and supply chain data. Detect and understand emerging risks in real time, run benchmarks, and set proactive measures.

Return on Investment

Gain Efficiencies

Enhance your operational efficiency by streamlinging and automating processes with the Intact Platform. Spend less time on repetitive tasks and instead focus on reaching your goals.

Auditee Portal

Engage with Stakeholders

Better engage with stakeholders and provide a powerful value proposition for companies to stay certified.

API Framework

Collaborate

With the Intact Platform, you can collaborate with other Standards and provide CABs/CBs tools to support their work and help new ones to establish themselves in a standard’s environment.

Reporting

Evaluate and Improve

The comprehensive data available on the Intact Platform allows you to evaluate the strenghts and weaknesses of your standards and continously improve.

The Intact Platform

The Intact Platform is the most sophisticated end-to-end ERP solution for audit, certification, accreditation, and standards management. Featuring built-in best practices and unmatched flexibility, the Intact Platform enables businesses to optimize critical processes and, ultimately, sustain growth.

The Intact Platform is a fully modular cloud and on-premise SaaS solution that lets you scale up or down as your needs change. It is unsurpassed in functionality and features, breaks down the complexity of your work, and helps you gain new efficiencies where needed.

Marine Stewardship Council — Secure & Efficient Certificate Management with Intact

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is a non-profit organization and international standard setter dedicated to the conservation of fish stocks and healthy oceans. It is actively working on driving forward a global market for sustainable fish. Being committed to sustainable fisheries and transparent product traceability, the MSC develops and manages standards for both areas. Only those meeting all the requirements are allowed to carry the globally recognized blue MSC seal on their products.
Success Story MSC

USDA — Efficient Accreditation and Complete Oversight

The National Organic Program (NOP), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established by Congress in 2001 to develop and enforce uniform national standards for organically-produced agricultural products sold in the United States. Operating as a public-private partnership, NOP accredits private companies and helps train their inspectors to certify that farms and businesses meet the national organic standards.
Success Story USDA

Bio Suisse Gains Efficiency with Intact’s Supply Chain Monitor

Since March 2017, Bio Suisse handles the import checks for all goods intended for distribution under the Bud label (Marke Knospe) fully digitally — with the Intact Platform’s Supply Chain Monitor. Previously, batch checks were carried out manually, sometimes resulting in the loss of a lot of time. The digital verification process reduced the effort on all sides and, at the same time, increased security for consumers and retailers.
Success Story Bio Suisse

bio.inspecta — Efficient Audits and Certifications with Intact

bio.inspecta was founded in Switzerland in 1998. Since then, it has offered inspections and certifications for organic and label products as well as ISO and food safety certifications in the areas of agriculture, processing and trade, and international standards. With 38,000 audits per year for a total of 25,000 national and international customers, bio.inspecta is one of the leading certification bodies in Switzerland.
Success Story bio.inspecta

Austria Bio Grantie’s Success Story with Intact

Austria Bio Garantie Group (ABG) is Austria’s leading certification body for organic products, founded in 1993. ABG has subsidiaries in Hungary (Hungaria Öko Garancia), Romania (Austria Bio Garantie Romania), and Croatia (Austria Bio Garantie Croatia). In total, AGB provides its services to about 15,000 contractors from the farming, processing, and trading sector and conducts about 25,000 audits per year.
Success Story ABG

FoodChain ID Certification — Efficient Food Safety Certification with Intact

FoodChain ID Certification (formerly known as CERT ID) was established in 1999 to meet the demands of retail, food and agricultural organizations that were seeking a certification service to determine the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foodstuffs. FoodChain ID Certification has grown strongly since and is now a recognized leader in the provision of Non-GMO, sustainability, feed, and food safety inspection and certification services. Today, FoodChain ID Certification provides services to over 15,000 customers.
Success Story FoodChain ID Certification
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