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, independence and impartiality of certification, inspection 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 Economic Development.
Agrifood, industry, transport and infrastructures, utility networks, professional services: Accredia’s activities cover complex global sectors in which accreditation plays a strategic role for developing new policies for the sustainability, environmental protection and competitiveness.
In the energy sector accredited certifications improve services, with benefits across the board, from energy to the environment to society and productivity.
With the Procurement Code, Green Public Procurement assumes a strategic role as a policy tool for the selection of products, services and suppliers of the Public Administration and the recourse to certifications and laboratory tests, provided by the Minimum Environmental Criteria, confirms the role of Accreditation for the simplification and protection of citizens, in support of European policies for sustainability.