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APAC Celebrates World Accreditation Day


The Asia Pacific  Accreditation Cooperation (APAC), a global organization with member accreditation bodies in 29 economies, held a virtual event June 9 to celebrate World Accreditation Day. Moderated by Greg West, IAS Director of Customer Success, the event featured presentations…

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IAS Building Department Recognition Program


The International Accreditation Service (IAS) has implemented a new Building Department Recognition (BDR) program that recognizes building and code enforcement departments — as well as third-party companies providing building department services — that have demonstrated a commitment to service, safety…

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World Accreditation Day is June 9th


Accreditation has an important role in supporting the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to meet objectives such as increasing trade, addressing environment and health and safety concerns, and improving the general overall quality of output in…

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World Metrology Day is May 20


World Metrology Day is celebrated globally on May 20.  The theme for World Metrology Day 2021 is Measurement for Health.

This theme was chosen to create awareness of the important role measurement plays in health, and thus in the…

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IAS Accreditation Programs Support Sustainable Forest Management


The IAS Product Certification Agency Accreditation Program and IAS Management System Certification Body Accreditation Program play an important role supporting the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC),  a leading global alliance of national forest certification systems. As an international non-profit, non-governmental…

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