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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Annual report 2023

Mission, values, goals and results of Accredia presented at the Annual Meeting of Accredia Members on 9 May 2024.

Guarantee the reliability of conformity certificates issued by accredited bodies and laboratories, promote the competitiveness of Italian companies and the quality of their products and services, support the Authorities in market regulation and surveillance activities. These are the results achieved by Accredia in 2023, confirmed by the constant growth of accredited CABs, 2,302 between bodies and laboratories, which testify the value that the market recognizes to accreditation in promoting the efficiency, safety and health of the economic system.



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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 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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