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We publish a range of guidelines and reports to help increase your understanding of the BRCGS certification scheme


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.

BRCGS publications

  • 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.
  • BRCGS Corporate Brochure

    Find out more about BRCGS.
  • 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.
  • Study of BRCGS Unannounced Audits

    The BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety voluntary unannounced audit survey.
  • 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.

Other BRCGS websites

  • BRCGS Participate

    Our information management service.

    BRCGS Participate
  • BRCGS Bookshop

    Download a BRCGS Standard or one of our technical guidelines now.

    BRCGS Bookshop