Overview

Accreditation is key aspect of our work it serves as a demonstration of our adherence to international standards and best practices. It provides assurance to our stakeholders that our operations are credible and reliable. Furthermore, it highlights our commitment to transparency, accountability, and continuous improvement. 

Overview

Accreditation is key aspect of our work it serves as a demonstration of our adherence to international standards and best practices. It provides assurance to our stakeholders that our operations are credible and reliable. Furthermore, it highlights our commitment to transparency, accountability, and continuous improvement. 

There are two types of accrediation: International accrediation of the Peatland Code i.e ICROA and ICVCM and ISO accrediation for our independent Validation and Verification bodies carried out by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). 

In May 2022, UKAS were satisfied that the Peatland Code meets the requirements for conformity assessment schemes required by ISO/IEC 14065 and EA-1/22. UKAS will now look to accredit our validation/verification bodies against the Peatland Code. This phase is expected to complete by early 2025. For more information see here.

The Peatland Code team are working towards ICROA endorsement and ICVCM Core Carbon Principles

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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