The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Eastern Visayas obtained an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certification.

Conferred with ISO 9001:2015 by the SOCOTEC Certification Philippines are the DENR Regional Office VIII, PENRO Leyte, CENRO Ormoc, CENRO Baybay, CENRO Palo, PENRO Biliran, PENRO Southern Leyte, CENRO Maasin, CENRO San Juan, PENRO Samar, CENRO Catbalogan, CENRO Sta. Rita, PENRO Eastern Samar, CENRO Borongan, CENRO Dolores, PENRO Northern Samar, CENRO Catarman, and CENRO Pambujan.

The ISO Certification states that these offices are operating a management system that has been assessed as conforming to ISO 9001:2015 for the scope of activities in public administration covering the conservation, management, development, and proper use of the country’s environment and natural resources.

The ISO 9001:2015 Certification issued to DENR VIII offices on October 18, 2022 is valid until March 27, 2025.

ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). This standard demonstrates the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

Grateful for earning the respected certification, DENR VIII commits to continuously improve its system and provide quality service to clients and partners.