This is to inform everyone that the IAF (the global association for developing the principles and practices for the conduct of conformity assessment) has passed a resolution that as of 15 March 2018, conformity assessment bodies must conduct all ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 initial, surveillance and recertification audits to the new versions- ISO 9001 :2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

Kindly refer to the letter below from the Philippine Accreditation Board (PAB) and IAF Communique – Important Information for Certification Bodies regarding transition to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 regarding this matter.♦