FAQ - BASICS

What is Group Integrity?

Group Integrity is a web-based tool for the professional management of internal control systems. It prepares grower groups and companies with contracted smallholders optimally for external audits and for the certification against private and public quality standards.

What are the key functionalities of Group Integrity?

Group Integrity is a combination of a data base and an inspection/ certification management tool at the same time. Furthermore, the tool allows you to effectively analyse your data and share it with your business partners, for example with your certification body.

Which quality standards and processes can be "mapped"?

Group Integrity is very flexible: nearly any standard can be defined and introduced through the system. For each standard, individual checklists can be used. For this purpose, you can wither work with preset documents or customize the checklists according to your needs.

Who offers the tool?

Organic Services is an international strategy and business consultancy for the food industry with particular focus on the organic sector. Drawing on more than 30 years of industry experience, we advise growers and grower groups, traders and certifiers as well as public and private organizations in creating more sustainability and transparency throughout the food supply chain. The software behind Organic Services’ tool Group Integrity is licensed from Intact GmbH, Austria, the provider of the internationally leading audit and certification management software ECERT®.

What does it cost?

The price is based on an implementation fee (for the first year only) an annual license fee. The annual license fee depends on the size of the group/ on the number of contracted farmers and on the number of required system accesses.

 

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