Global Certifying and Standards Bodies
Certifying and standards bodies do the important work of writing standards and certifying that companies and products meet these standards. The lists below include many available agencies but is not comprehensive.
Accreditation and Certifying Bodies
These non-governmental agencies validate products and company Quality Management Systems; some agencies also accredit certifying bodies (such as UKAS).
Regional and International Standards Bodies
Standards bodies write the standards to which companies and products are certified.
National Standards Bodies ISO members)
Independent International Standards bodies