Designated Operational Entity (DOE) under the CDM is either a domestic legal entity or an international organization accredited and designated, on a provisional basis until confirmed by the COP/MOP, by the Executive Board (EB).
DOE has two key functions:
The following page provides information on Operational Entities designated by the CDM Executive Board in accordance with the CDM modalities and procedures.
Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA) is a not-for-profit organization specializing in registration services for ISO management systems as well as safety testing and certification for compliance to a variety of standards, both national and international. JQA started its operation in 1957, initially as a designated inspection body under Japan's Export Inspection Law.
JACO CDM actively contributes to solutions in the global warming issue toward a sustainable development of society. In particular, the company is specialized in validation of the CDM project activities and verification of the monitored reduction in anthropogenic GHG emissions.
Det Norske Veritas (DNV) is an independent foundation with the objective of safeguarding life, property, and the environment. Its history goes back to 1864, when the foundation was established in Norway to inspect and evaluate the technical condition of Norwegian merchant vessels.
TUV SUD is a major international service group operating in the industry, mobility and people business segments. With 11,000 employees, TUV SUD is represented at over 600 locations. Its teams of specialists are engaged in optimizing technology, systems and know-how, and thus act as process partners, enhancing the competitive strength of its customers throughout the world.
The company provides the following services: (i) certification based on international standards for Environmental Management Systems, Quality Management Systems, Information Security Management Systems and Food Safety Management Systems; (ii) Environmental Due Diligence; (iii) CDM Validation and Verification in GHG reduction activities; (iv) Environmental Rating.
Established in 1955, Japan Consulting Institute (JCI) has been providing with consulting services in developing countries for the establishment of industrialized economy. It also performs supervision and monitoring of plant construction, operation and maintenance, in line with Japanese Government policy and international standards. JCI CDM Center was established in September 2002 as a specialized operating unit in the JCI's organization to undertake Validation, Verification and Certification of CDM/JI project activities.
Bureau Veritas Group helps clients comply with standards and regulations relating to Quality, Health & Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility. The Group's network of regional and local offices manages client relationship and delivers a comprehensive range of services including inspection, testing, auditing, certification, ship classification and related technical assistance, training and outsourcing.
Founded in 1878, SGS is specialized in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. With over 48,000 employees, SGS operates a network of almost 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world. The core services offered by SGS are the following: (i)Inspection Services; (ii) Testing Services: (iii) Certification Services.
KEMCO provides a wide range of services including energy audits, promotion of energy efficiency and climate change mitigation efforts.
TUV Rheinland Japan is member of Group TUV Rheinland Group, a global leader in independent testing and assessment services. TUV Rheinland provides services in the following business fields: (i) Industrial Services; (ii) Mobility; (iii) Products; (iv) Systems.
ERM Certification and Verification Services (ERM CVS) is the worldwide environment, health and safety certification and verification business of the ERM Group. The company delivers a range of behavior-focused assessments against standards including ISO14001:2004, OHSAS18001:1999, RCMS and EMAS. The company is also accredited Greenhouse Gas Verifiers. In addition ERM CVS carries out verification of company EHS and sustainability reports and provide a range of non-accredited services including third party assessments against clients’ own EHS standards.
AENOR is an organization dedicated to the development of standardization in all industrial and service sectors. Its aim is to contribute to the improvement in quality and competitiveness of companies, and to environmental protection.
TUV NORD Group, with a workforce of more than 7,300, is one of Germany's largest technical service providers. The group performs a wide range of consulting, testing and servicing activities in the Systems, Mobility, Certification, Energy and Systems Engineering, Academy and International Divisions.
LRQA was established in 1985 in response to the first quality standard, BS 5750, which was launched by the UK Government. The organization offers assessment of environmental and health and safety management systems in most industry sectors. It also provides verification and validation services, training services and approval for a number of EC Directives.
Colombian Institute for Technical Standards and Certification (ICONTEC)
ICONTEC is a private, non-profit organization. Since 1984, it has been recognized by the Colombian Government as the National Standardization Body and representative of the country to the various international and regional standard organizations. The main activity of ICONTEC is the study, adoption and promotion of technical standards in the different economic and social activities related to the private and governmental sectors in the country. ICONTEC is also involved in quality assurance.
Korean Foundation for Quality (KFQ)
Korean Foundation for Quality (KFQ) is a not for profit organization established as a management system certification body in Korea in October 1993.
The Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems (SQS) was founded in 1983. It was established as one of the first organizations worldwide to provide assessment and certification services. SQS provides certification and assessment services for all types of industries and services as well as practice oriented training in form of workshops and seminars.
RINA S.p.A. is the operative organization of Registro Italiano Navale in the sector of ship classification, certification and control and services for industry, training, assistance and research. RINA has operated as an international certification body since 1989, as a direct consequence of its historic commitment to save human life at sea, safeguard property and protect the marine environment in the interest of all its stakeholders, as established in its Statute and transferring its experience to other fields as well.
SIRIM QAS International is Malaysia’s leading certification, inspection and testing body. The company offers value added services to customers, both locally and internationally, in an impartial, competent and efficient manner.
KSA is only organization that provides both standardization and quality management training and education in Korea, and it implements a variety of researches and activities related to standardization and quality management.
Environmental Management Corporation is a forerunner in the development of sustainable and innovative solutions for the management of water and wastewater needs.
Original surveys and JMA proposals being fundamentals, JMA is active in three major field of "Innovation of Management and Human Resources" through our seminars & conferences, "Promotion of Industries" through exhibitions; and "Certification" of international standard management system including ISO. Other activities include commendations and providing individual business solutions for industry.
GL serves a range of industries with a special focus on the maritime and energy sectors, combining its technology expertise and industry knowledge. GL facilitates a great number of standards and joint industry and research projects each year. It develops new tools, methodologies, standards and recommended practices to solve technical questions while reinforcing high safety and quality standards.
China Quality Certification Center (CQC) is the specialized certification body. The company is independence and impartiality, standard and precise, high quality and efficiency, providing satisfied services for the applicants
For more information on DOEs please wisit: http://cdm.unfccc.int/DOE/list/index.html
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