ISO 9001:2015 sets out the criteria for a quality management system that helps ensure customers get consistent, good quality products and services. It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.

Mexican Accreditation Entity who recognizes the technical competence and reliability of testing laboratories, calibration laboratories, clinical laboratories, verification units (inspection bodies), proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and testing bodies. EMA provides Certification for Conformity Assessment.

GSA provides workplaces by constructing, managing, and preserving government buildings and by leasing and managing commercial real estate. GSA's acquisition solutions offer private sector professional services, equipment, supplies, and IT to government organizations and the military. GSA also promotes management best practices and efficient government operations through the development of government-wide policies.

The IAF is the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, services, personnel and other similar programs of conformity assessment. Its primary function is to establish a universal standard of assessment which reduces risk for business and its customers by assuring them that accredited certificates may be relied upon.

SBA was created through the Small Business Act of 1953. The Small Business Administration function is to provide direction, financial aid, assistance and protect small business interests. The SBA ensures small businesses a share of government contracts and sales.