Baguio City, June 18, 2014 – The National Economic and Development Authority – Cordillera Administrative Region (NEDA-CAR) is awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 certificate for the Provision of Regional Development Services to the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR).

NEDA-CAR Director Milagros A. Rimando together with the members of the Executive Committee of the RDC-CAR, received the certificate from Ms. Manineth A. Pulido, Business Field Manager of TÜV Rheinland during their regular meeting today.

NEDA-CAR has continuously adopted ways and approaches to provide customer satisfaction in its outputs and services through the years.

It took on the challenge to respond to Executive Order (EO) No. 605 s. 2007 directing all departments and agencies of the Executive branch to adopt the ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS) to improve public sector performance.

Listed among the respected ISO certified organizations, NEDA-CAR commits to continually deliver better, faster and more responsive outputs and services in orchestrating regional development.

TÜV Rheinland is a German independent certification body existing for 142 years with its Philippine company established in 1991, conducted the two stages of certification audit of NEDA on March 10 and April 14-16, 2014.

ISO 9001 is the international standard for quality management systems.



by Marissa Cabato, PMED