DENR’s QMS Internal Quality Audit Team conducts on-site audit and assessment of the processes implemented by the DENR Regional Office VIII and its field offices. This is to ensure that the DENR VIII is delivering its ENR programs and services according to the quality standards set by ISO 9001:2015.

Before the internal audit and assessment, officials and process owners of DENR VIII met with the QMS Internal Quality Audit Team from the Central Office headed by the Department’s Deputy Quality Management Representative Assistant Secretary for Finance, Information Systems and Mining Concerns Nonita S. Caguioa to further discuss the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

ASec Caguioa underscored that ISO 9001:2015 will direct the Department in consistently providing services that meet the needs of the DENR stakeholders. She added that the officials and employees of DENR should work together and strive to fill in the gaps to conform to the ISO 9001:2015 standards.

DENR Region VIII’s Quality Management Representative Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Arturo N. Salazar said that the region’s QMS Core Team has been working closely with the process owners to ensure that the quality management system is implemented in the regional office and all its PENROs and CENROs.