GICIA India Private Limited (GIPL) is a trusted leader in third-party environmental, sustainability & quality certification, auditing and testing. We partner with corporate, government agencies, and stakeholder to identify and drive practices, policies and processes that advance the goals of sustainable development and give innovators a competitive advantage. Working with professional leaders on sustainable supply chain across various sectors such as forestry, agricultural, water, fisheries, and consumer products sectors. These services are enabling policy-makers, procurement officers, company decision-makers and consumers to make informed decisions based on the highest level of environmental, ethical and quality accountability.
We also are playing a leading role in driving the development of national and international leadership standards to create a framework for continuous improvement. GIPL is in a strategic alliance with SCS global services,NTA and Green Delta is responsible to cater various clients in our geographical area of jurisdiction, i.e., South Asia and MENA countries. GIPL is well positioned with an established name for FSC®/PEFC-FM/Chain-of-Custody (CoC) and other certifications (ASC/MSC/RJC/CARB etc) in India.
Our dedicated professional resources have expert auditor panel- retired senior Indian Administration Services (IAS)/Indian forest government officials (IFS), other well-qualified auditors across forestry, fisheries, water, agriculture, and tourism, etc and market research team. We developed a huge market presence in managing our market share more than 90% for FSC FM- India, maximum FSC®/PEFC(CoC) certificates with +250 clients from leading paper, packaging, pulp (virgin & recycled), wood, natural rubber & plywood industry in India. GIPL is exclusively authorized by Export Promotion Council of Handicrafts (EPCH) to issue Vriksh certificate for legality assessment and verification standard on the legal origin of wood and wooden products in the handicrafts and home décor industry for Indian exports. Also, we have been exclusively authorized by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF & CC), Government of India for issuing CITES comparable document for Dalbergia Spp. export.We are a trusted leader in offering ASC farm/CoC, holding the second highest stake in sustainable fisheries schemes such as as-ASC/MSC-CoC in India.
Vision and Mission
Our vision is to promote sustainable decision-making and policies in every sector of the economy around the world, in order to safeguard our environment, support workers and communities, and raise the standard of living for all.
Recognize the outstanding achievements of companies, institutions and organizations who are meeting the highest levels of performance in environmental protection, social responsibility, product/process Sustainability
To accomplish our mission, our programs and services are oriented toward:
- Promote an effective and efficient certification management, product/process/service certification, inspection, validation and verification in accordance with the applicable certification standards;
- Assisting companies and industries implement systems and practices that minimize impacts on human health and the environment;
- Deliver world-class evaluation systems and certification services in line to scientific developments, market dynamics and regulatory requirements; and
- Continuous innovation of services delivery with regular monitoring and improvisation in sustainability services to meet multi-stakeholder objectives.