As per ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 - Conformity
assessment - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of
management systems, the structure of a certification body shall safeguard
the impartiality of the activities of the certification body.
of the Committee
The Committee is thus inter-alia responsible for assisting the certification
body in developing policies relating to impartiality of its certification
activities and advising on matters affecting confidence in certification
including openness and public perception.
The members of the Committee are chosen for a
period of three years.