UEBT certification bodies


UEBT relies on independent auditors from qualified certification bodies to conduct the impartial and third-party assessments in its ethical sourcing system and natural ingredient certification programs.

Membership audits can be conducted by either UEBT or qualified certification bodies.

How to qualify?

Certification bodies interested in conducting third party audits for UEBT must:

  • Be accredited under ISO 17065 and/or ISO 17021 (and other relevant ISEAL member sustainability standard systems if applicable)

  • Sign an agreement with UEBT

  • Undergo training on ethical sourcing system and natural ingredient certification

See the full list of requirements and obligations here

Name Contact Email
ABCert AG Linda Schuster info@abcert.de
Ceres Ulrich Findel ceres‎@‎ceres-cert.com
Control Union Peru Andrea Casto acastro@controlunion.com
Control Union Tanzania Beatrice Joseph bjoseph@controlunion.com
Ecocert Jean-Charles Tissot Jean-charles.tissot@ecocert.com
IBD Certifications Alvaro Garcia insumos@ibd.com.br
NaturaCert Claudia Raquel Cortes Murcia ccortes@naturacert.org
Rainforest Alliance - RA Cert Patricia Offei poffei@ra.org

Certification bodies interested in becoming qualified should write to us at verification@ethicalbiotrade.org.