JAS-ANZ: The Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) helps markets work better by providing internationally recognised accreditation services that create economic benefit.
EIACI: Emirates International Accreditation Center (EIAC) is the national accreditation body for the United Arab Emirates, responsible for assessing the competence and capability of organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.
CQI-IRCA: The CQI is the professional body for experts in improving product, project and service quality. For more than 100 years, they have been championing organisational excellence by setting professional standards for quality management in the UK and globally. The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA), as a division of CQI, develops and evaluates and registers management system auditor / auditor training programs and provides globally recognized qualifications. CQI | IRCA is an effective network-based mechanism and various specialties for IRCA management system auditors / auditors to support the development of competence necessary for practicing quality as a leader of quality professionals.
UNFCCC: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is an International Environmental Treaty that seeks to reduce atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases with the aim of preventing dangerous anthropogenic interference with earth's climate system.
SOCIALCARBON: SOCIALCARBON is a Standard developed by the Ecologica Institute that certifies carbon reduction projects for their contributions to sustainable development.
AccountAbility: AccountAbility is a global consulting and standards firm that works with businesses, investors, governments, and multi-lateral organizations to achieve opportunities, advance responsible business practices, and transform their long-term performance.
CTCN: The CTCN is the operational arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, hosted by the UN Environment Programme and the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The Centre promotes the accelerated transfer of environmentally sound technologies for low carbon and climate resilient development at the request of developing countries.
VERRA: Verra is a global leader helping to tackle the world’s most intractable environmental and social challenges by developing and managing standards that help the private sector, countries, and civil society achieve ambitious sustainable development and climate action goals.
BEE: Bureau of Energy Efficiency does empanelment of ESCOs through a process of grading carried out by SEBI Accredited rating agencies CRISIL/ CARE Advisory Research & Training Ltd/ICRA Analytics Ltd. indicating capability in implementation of energy efficiency projects through performance contracting based on availability of technical manpower, financial strength, market position etc. Currently, 127 ESCOs are empaneled by BEE.
GS4GG: Gold Standard for the Global Goals is a standard designed to accelerate progress toward climate security and sustainable development. The standard enables initiatives to quantify, certify and maximize their impacts toward climate security and the Sustainable Development Goals, while enhanced safeguards, holistic project design, management of trade-offs and local stakeholder engagement ensure Gold Standard continues to deliver the highest levels of environmental and social integrity.