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We publish a series of publications, white papers and supplementary guidelines to aid the understanding of the BRCGS certification scheme.

These publications provide detailed information and analysis making the exchange of technical knowledge possible, with integrity, accuracy, the highest quality and the greatest impact.

Use of BRCGS intellectual property

Information on how you can use BRCGS Standards, guidance and published content can be found here. You can also find a list of answers to common questions on how BRCGS content can be used here.

BRCGS Publications

  • The Economic Impact for Manufacturing Sites operating to BRCGS Certification

    Independent Research carried out by the University of Birkbeck exploring the commercial, operational and innovative benefits of BRCGS certification.
  • A Review of Certification and its impact on Regulatory Intervention

    Independent report on how 3rd party regulation supports improved regulatory compliance.
  • Compliance Programme Report 2021

    This report updates you on the developments of the past year and more, as part of our commitment to promote a culture of transparency, communication and feedback.
  • BRCGS Corporate Brochure

    Find out more about BRCGS.
  • Quick guide for Global Standards

    Learn why to choose BRCGS and how to get certificated.
  • Compliance Programme Report 2019

    Achieving excellence through our comprehensive compliance activity programme.
  • Study of BRCGS Unannounced Audits

    The BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety voluntary unannounced audit survey.
  • Compliance Programme Report 2018

    BRCGS' compliance activities are comprehensive and the number one priority for our business.
  • Compliance Programme Report 2017

    The report is driven by our commitment to create more secure supply chains worldwide.
  • Compliance Programme Report 2016

    The BRCGS Global Standards are characterised by their international reach and rigorous auditing processes.
  • Guide to lighting best practice

    A guideline to ensure adequate lighting throughout the site.