ClearStar, Inc. announced today that ClearStar Logistics, Inc., its background screening and services company, has received accreditation by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA, formerly NAPBS)’ Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC).
The BSCC oversees the accreditation process and is the governing body that validates that the background screening organization successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC-Accredited.
To become accredited, consumer reporting agencies must pass a rigorous onsite audit, conducted by an independent auditing firm, of its policies and procedures as they relate to six critical areas:
1. Consumer Protection
2. Legal Compliance
3. Client Education
4. Product Standards
5. Service Standards
6. General Business Practices
Each year, U.S. employers, organizations and governmental agencies request millions of consumer reports to assist with critical business decisions involving background screening. Background screening reports, which are categorized as consumer reports, are currently regulated at both the federal and state level.
“Commitment to the highest professional standards has always been a hallmark of our organization,” said Traci Ivester, COO of ClearStar Logistics. “We are honored and pleased to join the elite group of companies that has achieved this level of competency in our profession.”
ClearStar, Inc. is an advocate for applicants and a leading and trusted provider of background check technology, strategic services and decision-making information to employers and background screening companies.
ClearStar’s purpose is to help people affirm the truth about themselves and to know the truth about others. A five-time Inc. 5000 honoree and founding member of the Professional Background Screening Association, ClearStar has provided innovative technology solutions to businesses in the human capital management industry from its corporate offices in Alpharetta, Georgia since 1995. For more information about ClearStar, please visit: https://www.clearstar.net.
Founded in 2003 as a not-for-profit trade association, the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA, formerly NAPBS) represents the interests of more than 700 member companies around the world that offer tenant, employment and background screening. PBSA provides relevant programs and training aimed at empowering members to better serve clients and maintain standards of excellence in the background screening industry, and presents a unified voice in the development of national, state and local regulations. For more information, visit http://www.napbs.com.