Management systems - GG-Cert

Management systems

The GG-CERT certification body certifies the conformity of quality and energy management systems of companies based on the requirements stipulated in DIN EN ISO 9001 and DIN EN ISO 50001. It is approved by Germany's National Accreditation Body (Deutschen Akkreditierungsstelle - DAkkS) for the certification in the following fields:

  • Mining and quarrying
  • Food, beverage and tobacco processing – limited to: Production of mineral additives for the food and feed industry
  • Manufacture of glass, ceramics, processing of stone and earth
  • Manufacture of cement, lime and gypsum and products made from cement, lime and gypsum
  • Recycling (GG-CERT uses this term to describe the recovery and re-use of building products.)
  • Construction
  • Natural stone, pre-mixed dry mortar, lime and building materials trades
  • Research and development, architectural and engineering firms


The services provided by the certification body are not offered in connection with organisations who offer or carry out consultations on management systems. The certification body deals with all procedures in an independent and neutral manner in accordance with the applicable regulations. The certification body understands the importance of impartiality in carrying out its certification activities of management systems and can properly manage conflicts of interest and ensure the objectivity of its certification activities of management systems.

On request, GG-CERT will provide every applicant with descriptions of their assessment and certification process for each certification programme, as well as documents for the certification requirements (including fees and contract partner rights and obligations).