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General situation of CEC


With the approval of Ministry of Environmental Protection, China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC) is established as a state-owned enterprise affiliated to MEP Environmental Development Center. It is a comprehensive certification agency with the approval of Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China and is the authorized agency in the field of environmental certification of China. It has been recognized as one of the first group high-tech enterprises in the sector since 2014. CEC has integrated the certification resources of the organizations such as the former China Accreditation Service for Environmental Conformity Assessment, Secretariat of China Certification Committee for Environmental Labeling Products, MEP Environmental Development Center and Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences; improved general management of the institution, business, personnel, information and resources; and provided more professional, excellent and highly efficient services.    

As a national authoritative certification agency in the field of environmental protection, energy saving and climate change, CEC has been engaging in providing fair and independent third party certification services in areas such as environmental labeling, quality management system, environmental management system, occupation health & safety management system, food safety management system, HACCP, energy management system, organic products, low carbon products and general industrial products as well as audit/verification of GHG projects and the training activities in many areas. Meanwhile, CEC also is a national research institute that provides technical support and services for environmental protection, climate change and green supply chain management. In 2014, CEC was designated as one of the first group of high-tech enterprise in the sector.

There are 10 divisions in CEC such as Market Department, Audit/Inspection Department, Technology Department, Climate Change Department, Human Resources/Training Department, Green Procurement Promotion Office, Research and Development Department, General Affairs Department, Customer Service Department and Business Development Department. Also, CEC has established many branches in provinces and cities such as Shanghai, Guangzhou, Fujian, Sichuan, Hubei, Hebei, Shandong, Shanxi, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Henan, Anhui, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang and Dongguan.