SGS Société Générale de Surveillance S.A.

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Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.1 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    SGS Société Générale de Surveillance S.A.   (SGS)

    EU Transparency Register

    538271924019-86 First registered on 21 Oct 2016

    Goals / Remit

    SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Established in 1878, SGS transformed grain trading in Europe by offering innovative agricultural inspection services. From our beginnings in 1878 as a grain inspection house, we have steadily grown into our role as the industry leader. We have done this through continual improvement and innovation and through supporting our customers’ operations by reducing risk and improving productivity.
    Our core services can be divided into four categories:
    - Inspection: our comprehensive range of world-leading inspection and verification services, such as checking the condition and weight of traded goods at transshipment, help you to control quantity and quality, and meet all relevant regulatory requirements across different regions and markets.
    - Testing: our global network of testing facilities, staffed by knowledgeable and experienced personnel, enable you to reduce risks, shorten time to market and (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Public consultation on the implementation of an EU system for traceability and security features pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of the Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU;
    Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE); Convention on a Common transit procedure; and
    EU customs codes (Regulation 952/2013 L269/1) Title VII chap 2 and Title IX and on their “supplementing regulations 2015/2446 dated 29.12.1995”
    EU Cybersecurity Act: Regulation (EU) 2019/881 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on ENISA (the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity) and on information and communications technology cybersecurity certification and repealing Regulation (EU) No 526/2013 (Cybersecurity Act)
    NIS Directive: Directive (EU) 2016/1148 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2016 concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union
    GDPR: Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)
    ePrivacy Regulation: Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications)
    Cyber Resilience Act (CRA)
    Green Deal
    AI Regulation
    Taxonomy Regulation
    Regulations related to Sustainability and Circular Economy
    and other regulation and policies related to cybersecurity, the digital single market and sustainability.


    Head Office
    Place des Alpes 1
    Geneva 1211 - 2152
    EU Office
    Place des Alpes 1
    Geneva 1211 - 2152


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information


    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    TIC-Council Testing, Inspection & Certification industry association,
    ECSO, European Cyber Security Organozation,
    AIOTI, Alliance of IoT Innovation,

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    SCCG - Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group
    Expert Group 3592- Expert Group on liability and new technologies: Sub-Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI), connected products and other new challenges in product safety

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 15 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EBA draft RTS on Strong Customer Authentication and Secure Communication
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
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