Independent Appointment Panel

The Independent Appointment Panel (IAP) is a subcommittee of the GECA Board. The committee’s primary objective is to appoint and oversee the Assurance Providers of the GECA Certification Scheme

The IAP is responsible for following the GECA Assurance Provider Appointment Guidelines to ensure that the GECA Scheme continues to be a globally leading ecolabel based on integrity, independence and impact. 

The roles and responsibilities of the IAP are described in the Independent Appointment Panel Terms of Reference. This process involves the appointment, surveillance and reappointment of Assurance Providers and aims to engage all relevant stakeholders of GECA certification.

Meet the Assurance Providers 

For Future Generations is a Melbourne based company providing auditing and certification services in Australia to internationally recognised sustainability certification standards for more than ten years. 

Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification with a unique combination of international and local networks, including 45 offices and laboratories across Australia. 

Both of our Assurance Providers are committed to providing outstanding service to our licensees. If you would like to apply to become a GECA Assurance Provider, please complete this form and submit it to  


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