To ensure that regulators, specifiers, and businesses can have confidence in accredited conformity assessment and the IAF Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA), IAF and its Accreditation Body Members invest significant effort and resources to maintain the integrity and consistency of the MLA through a peer evaluation process. The 2020 IAF MLA Annual Report sets out the detailed activities that are carried out as a part of the peer evaluation process, including details of scope extensions to the MLA, new applicants, new signatories, and a breakdown of the numbers of accredited certification and validation/verification bodies worldwide.
It is available for download here.
An infographic to accompany the 2020 IAF MLA Annual Report is also available. This infographic presents key statistics showing the growth of the IAF MLA in 2020 in an easily accessible visual format, and is available for download here.