Accreditations to ISO 37001
Regional and Worldwide Mutual Recognition of Accreditations
A Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) should be accredited to certify to (one or more) management system standard(s) by an Accreditation Body (AB) such as the following. Many countries only have one National Accreditation Body (NAB) but some countries have two or more.
Every (genuine) AB is a member of one (or more) of the following six regional accreditation
organisations. These all operate a Multi-
The above regional accreditation organisations are all members of the IAF (International
Accreditation Forum). Most, but not all, individual ABs are also members of this
organisation. The IAF also operates a Multi-
This regional and worldwide mutual recognition of accreditations, and accredited
certifications, does not (officially) encompass all management system standards.
It only covers the most common standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22301,
ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, ISO 13485 and ISO 22000. This is because the
peer review assessment process, operated by the six regional accreditation organisations,
can only be applied to standards that a sufficient number of member ABs accredit
to. There are an insufficient number of ABs that accredit to some management system
standards, such as ISO 37001, ISO 39001 and ISO/IEC 20000-