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Environmental Programs

ANSI currently offers three accreditation programs related to environmental management, all of which adhere to ISO/IEC 17011, the international standard defining quality third-party accreditation practices:

Greenhouse Gas Validation/Verification Bodies

ANSI offers accreditation for organizations providing third-party validation/verification services for the reduction and removal of greenhouse gases (GHG). This accreditation program operates according to requirements found in ISO 14065:2013, Greenhouse gases – Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition.


In this new program implementing ISO 14024 (Environmental labels and declarations – Type 1 environmental labeling – Principles and Procedures) and ISO 14025 (Environmental labels and declarations – Type III environmental declarations – Principles and Procedures), ANSI offers two types of accreditations:

In addition, ANSI offers the following eligibility determinations:

Accreditation workshops