The Italian
Accreditation Body

Choosing quality

Competence, impartiality, reliability

Accredia is the sole national accreditation body appointed by the Italian government in compliance with the application of the European Regulation 765/2008, attesting the competence and impartiality of certification, inspection, validation and verification bodies, as well as testing and calibration laboratories. Accredia is a recognized association which operates on a non-profit basis, under the vigilance of the Ministry of Enterprises and Made in Italy.


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Accreditation for sustainability

This brochure depicts the benefits of the accreditation and of the accredited services for the support and the implementation of the 17 SDGs.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a broad and ambitious plan of action. At its core are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets with the overarching objective of leaving no one behind. Accreditation and the accredited services provide with the solutions to implement, measure and monitor many of these objectives and targets.

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Workplace safety

Agri-food, industry, transport and infrastructure, utility networks, professional services: the activity of Accredia covers increasingly global and complex sectors, in which accreditation can play a strategic role for the development of new policies, for sustainability, environmental protection, competitiveness and internationalization.

The accredited certification of the occupational health and safety management system is an instrument recognized by companies and institutions to implement effective policies to prevent accidents and occupational diseases.

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Accreditation for cybersecurity

The research of the Accredia Osservatorio “Cybersecurity and data protection: the role of accredited certification”, carried out with CINI.

The analyses contained in the study, realized together with the Cybersecurity National Lab of CINI, provide useful elements in support of the principle according to which the assessment of conformity with technical standards, strengthened by accreditation, represent enabling factors for cybersecurity, playing a decisive part in the current digital transformation process of society.