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Press Release,

Accreditation in the sustainability field

The German National Accreditation Body (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle, DAkkS) and Assurance Services International (ASI), formerly Accreditation Services International, have signed an agreement to ensure future cooperation in Germany. Both parties agree that the partnership is an important step toward further strengthening the field of sustainability.

Press Release,
Midterm conference in Azerbaijan

To strengthen the national accreditation body in Azerbaijan (AZAK)

Since mid-2017, Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle (DAkkS) has been part of a twinning project designed to strengthen the national accreditation body in Azerbaijan (AZAK). DAkkS is the leading partner in a German-Italian-Latvian consortium with its counterpart accreditation bodies ACCREDIA and LATAK, Taking stock of progress at a midterm conference held in Baku at the beginning of September, the assessment of the participants was positive.

Technical Information,
Calibration laboratories

DKD will in future revise and update

According to the revised policy of the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS) regarding its rules and regulations for accreditation, all rules which merely describe the so-called "state of the art" (level 4 and 5) will no longer be provided and published as their own rules.

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