Organic Agriculture

Information on accreditation to IFOAM, European Recognition and Canada Organic Regime schemes is available here.

Organic Textiles

Accreditation against the Global Organic Textile Standard and the Textile Exchange standards is available here.

Organic Cosmetics

Information on accreditation to the COSMOS and NATRUE schemes is available here.

ISO17065 Accreditation

The IOAS is a specialist accreditation and assessment body and driven by a mission. This means that the IOAS is open to applications that involve organic and sustainable agriculture, environmental protection, social justice, fair trade and related themes. Further information can be found here.

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Safety

GLOBALG.A.P. is a voluntary standard for the certification of agricultural products worldwide for safe and sustainable agriculture practices. The standards within the scheme create a benchmarking framework and help producers comply with Europe-wide accepted criteria for food safety, sustainable production methods, worker and animal welfare, and responsible use of water, compound feed and plant propagation materials.  Further information can be found here.


The IOAS offers training to personnel from government authorities, accreditation bodies and certification bodies on conformity assessment in organic agriculture, management of organic certification, and other custom courses as requested.

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics


Sustainable Agriculture


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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