WHAT WE DO
KNOWING IS ONLY HALF THE BATTLE, SHOW IT WITH INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION
OUR CERTIFICATION PROCESSES & PARTNERS
ECHOS works with clients to develop systems that lead to certification to various local and international sustainability and quality standards. We have accredited and certified Lead Auditors and Master Trainers in our staffing and this means we are able tp audit and assess your operations, helping you to find the gaps and implement solutions that keep you certified and help to continuously improve your management processes.
ECHOS has led clients through certification and approval programs assessed against requirements and standards from bodies such as Cristal International Standards, Green Globe, EarthCheck, IFC (International Financial Corporation), and numerous government driven programs globally. Our wealth of knowledge allows us to represent standard-bearers such as EarthCheck and Cristal International Standards in the Caribbean, bringing direct connection between clients and source expertise on a daily basis.
Our existing clients have benefitted from our services and assistance with certification services focused on:
• Cristal International Standards (e-Cristal)
• EarthCheck Company Standard
• EarthCheck Sustainable Design Standard
• HighField ABC Food Hygiene & Safety (including HACCP)
• ISO standards series including;
• ISO9000/ ISO14000/ ISO18000/ ISO22000/ ISO26000
• NEHA Certifications and Credentials
• Other certification standards and systems
Contact us today to find out how we can help you even if we have not listed the certification you maybe currently pursuing.
CRISTAL INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS
Use eCristal bespoke management tools to monitor the current daily level of real risk in any of your operating locations on one simple screen. This unique software incorporates a traffic light system that allows you to access, at the press of a button, the areas of real risk that you need to be concerned about.
With our assistance you will never again be lost for information and or formatted reports with all of your records available digitally. The material you really need will not be buried in a mass of papers and other documents and instead, you can now keep your senior management teams (and even your board of directors) fully informed of your corporate due diligence position on a daily basis. No more nasty shocks or surprises. You can even use your improved risk management position to negotiate lower rates with your insurers and travel partners. You can use your low risk position as a sales tool to attract new guests and those interest groups that make it a point of duty to ask for high levels of safety.
With the our services, you can be assured that your operational risk is being managed effectively, and this gives you the peace of mind that comes only from knowing that the well-being of your guests and employees is not at risk and that your facilities are intact as risk is being managed.
Among the benefits of this service, you will experience:
• Increased brand protection
• Significantly reduced liability
• Quality and consistent corporate reporting
• Globally compatible information and information systems
• A system designed specifically for the food and hotel industry
• A certification system approved and accepted by most travel and tour operators*
The Cristal Standards are developed to ensure best quality, risk, sustainability and safety practices in resort and food-oriented operations worldwide. With well over 1,500 audits happening globally every month, you can join other hotel and business managers in the following steps to higher quality and profitability:
1. Authorize a qualified, external auditor to assess the quality, risk, safety and sustainability of your operation
2. Have your subsequent achievements marketed online to your existing and potential clients
3. Be comforted by the fact that the assessment is a monthly occurrence
4. Recognize that this audit-management approach creates a system of consistency and standard of operation
5. Pre-approve your operations with international tour operators
6. Have more satisfied guests, safer environment and facilities, consistent quality
7. Earn more, risk less, be more profitable
Contact us to discuss how we can help your organization to meet international standards and industry expectation while simultaneously achieving a level of risk reduction that saves your brand and your bottom line every day.
EARTHCHECK SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS
EarthCheck is the world's leading environmental management and professional services group for the travel and tourism industry. Its flagship product, EarthCheck Certification, has helped clients in more than 70 countries realize over $500 million in operational savings while reducing their footprint on the environment. In 2016, EarthCheck is working with more than 1400 members in 70 countries to benchmark their environmental and corporate social responsibility performance. EarthCheck Certification complies with the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Greenhouse Gas Protocol, and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14064 range of standards for greenhouse gas accounting.
EarthCheck has also developed a suite of sustainability standards offering guidance and responsible behavior for companies globally from design through to construction and operation of any and all facilities irrespective of industry. The standards focus on environmental sustainability and require that subscribers achieve best practice and industry-specific targets for water, energy, solid waste, biodiversity, emissions, noise, wastewater, crisis/emergency, risk, and marine and terrestrial control as relevant to your operations.
ECHOS is the approved EarthCheck partner and representative in the Caribbean. With the region's only EarthCheckMaster Trainer and EarthCheck Lead Auditor Trainer, you are in the best corner when you choose ECHOS and EarthCheck to guide and validate your sustainability programs.
Contact us for more information about how EarthCheck's programs can help your companies sustainability goals or contact the EarthCheck team directly - http://www.earthcheck.org/
Based on Intertek’s unique approach to total quality, Protek safeguards people, systems and processes, facilities, materials and surfaces, and products.
Never before has health, safety and wellbeing been so vital to every aspect of our lives. Whether at work, shopping, eating out or using public transport, employees and consumers are looking to brands for trust, assurance and peace of mind.
Intertek Protek is the world’s first industry-agnostic, end-to-end health, safety and wellbeing assurance programme for people, work places and public spaces, offering audits, training, inspection, verification and certification solutions.
The Protek program from Intertek focuses on areas including;
Operating Systems and Processes
Materials and Surfaces
Contact us for a no-obligation preliminary discussion on how we may help your company or find more information, here.