The Institute for Marketecology (IMO) is one of the first and most renowned international agencies for inspection, certification and quality assurance of eco-friendly products. Our world-wide activities are accredited by the Swiss Accreditation Service (SAS) according to EN 45011 (ISO 65), which is the international standard for certification. IMO offers certification for organic production and handling a ccording to the EU Regulation (EC) N° 834/2007 and (EC) N° 889/2008. Also, we have been accredited by USDA and MAFF for organic certification according to the American National Organic Program (NOP) and to the Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS), respectively.
For more than 20 years, IMO has been active in the field of organic certification and has further developed expert sectors in seafood, natural textiles, sustainable forestry, and social accountability monitoring.
IMO Group has a large team monitoring and verifying the production and processing of seafood according to a number of diverse standards. Thanks to the international network of IMO offices and representatives, IMO offers its expertise in quality management worldwide.