ICEA - Instituto para la Certificación Ética y Ambiental (Institute for Ethical and Environmental Certification), is an international consortium created to provide certification services, meeting the principles of independency, impartiality and technical competence, in the field of ethical and sustainable development activities.
The members of ICEA are environmentalist and consumer associations, as well as inspection and certification bodies.
ICEA is highly qualified in the field of organic agriculture, and is considered an international point of reference; it has developed a high level of expertise in services and non-food production.
With the aim of providing its services worldwide, ICEA has developed international alliances with local inspection and certification bodies in the five continents, including India and China.
ICEA Ecuador is a company governed by Ecuadorian laws. ICEA Ecuador counts on a worldwide inspection and certification program for the entire productive chain of agriculture, livestock, storage, processing, packaging, manufacturing, distribution, export, spontaneous harvest, etc. ICEA Ecuador is directing its services to private companies, small producers, NGOs that carry out projects, consumers, buyers of organic products, etc., with a strong ethical, social and environmental component.
ICEA offers operators organic certification valid in the global market, recognized by certification bodies and accredited by national and international institutions, such as: