On October 18, 2002, the FLA (Fair Labor Association) approved extended accreditation for Cotecna as an Independent External Monitor (IEM) in the Dominican Republic. Cotecna is now accredited to monitor the full FLA code of conduct in: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and the USA.
Cotecna is accreditated under ISO /IEC 17021:2011 by the following entities:
ANAB - The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board: for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
ONAC - Organismo Nacional de Acreditación de Colombia: for ISO 9001, 14001, 22000, 28000, 27001, ISO/TS29001, OHSAS 18001, HACCP,NTC 5555, NTCGP 1000, NTC 6001
Cotecna is proud of its long-standing partnerships and affiliations with the following organizations:
IFIA - International Federation of Inspection Agencies
FOSFA - Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Association
GAFTA - Grain and Feed Trade Association
SAL - The Sugar Association of London
ASTM - American Standard Testing Material
Cotecna is a member of Transparency International Switzerland. Transparency International (TI), the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption, brings people together in a powerful worldwide coalition to end the devastating impact of corruption on men, women and children around the world.
TI’s mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption.