CRI Group Earns SGS Certification in Quality Management

CRI Group has issued the following news release:

Dubai, U.A.E. (12 August 2015)—Corporate Research and Investigations (CRI) Group announced it has been certified by SGS for “providing services regarding fraud risk assessment and investigation, forensic accounting, intellectual property investigations, due diligence and background investigations, (and) debt collections.”

CRI Group earned SGS certification ISO 9001:2008, which recognizes the organization’s quality management systems and processes. According to SGS, ISO 9001:2008 is based on eight quality management principles:

·         Customer focus

·         Leadership

·         Involvement of people

·         Process approach

·         System approach

·         Continual improvement

·         Fact-based decision making, and

·         Mutually beneficial supplier relationships

CRI Group CEO Zafar I. Anjum, CFE, said his organization is proud to be certified by the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, SGS employs more than 80,000 employees and operates a network of more than 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.

“CRI Group’s certification from SGS demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest level of service to our clients,” Anjum said. “ISO 9001-2008 shows, among other things, that our agents meet and exceed internationally recognized quality management principles – which means we can deliver expert-level due diligence, fraud investigation, background screening and related services where and when they are needed.”

With offices in eight continents, CRI Group is a global supplier of risk management, forensic accounting, due diligence and background screening. CRI Group’s Background Screening Services cover a full range of offerings including pre-employment screening, employee due diligence investigations, and vendor and third-party screening.

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