Accreditation Norms

Credibility Alliance has developed Norms of Accountability, Governance and Disclosure Practices. The content of the Norms and the process of Accreditation followed by Credibility Alliance were evolved and approved after in-depth deliberation spread over a long period and across wide geographies of the country and over 1500 organizations took part in these deliberations at various levels and several suggestions, Read More..

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About Credibility Alliance

Credibility Alliance is a consortium of Voluntary Organizations (VOs) committed towards enhancing Accountability and Transparency in the Voluntary Sector through good Governance. Registered in May 2004 as an independent, not-for-profit Organization, CA emerged as an initiative from within the Sector. The Organization was formed after an extensive consultative process over a period of two years involving more than 500 VOs all over India. As an Organization, CA aspires to build trust among all stakeholders through improving Governance and accountable practices within the Voluntary Sector.

Credibility Alliance is akin to a professional body that set Norms or Standards of Governance. These Norms operate on the principle of self-regulation that respects the autonomy and seeks to preserve the spirit of innovation in the Voluntary Sector. As an initiative whose hallmark has been the participatory approach, Credibility Alliance develops suitable Norms through wide-ranging consultation with and participation of diverse organizations within the Sector. It plans to achieve this by developing a large membership base. The members participate in the process of evolving suitable guidelines based on voluntary disclosure of information and adhere to them. This helps in promoting the ideals of Accountability and Transparency within the Voluntary Sector. In addition, Credibility Alliance has developed an Accreditation System and Peer Group Review Model based on the Norms to strengthen and enhance the legitimacy and the credibility of individual organizations in the Sector. Read more...

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News & Updates

  • Dr. Jayant Kumar joins as the New Chairperson of Credibility Alliance Read more...
  • A Three day workshop “Partnership Development Forum “was organized by CA and Capgemini on 10-12th August 2016. Read more...
  • CA announces Regional workshop on “CSO Governance, Compliances and Engagement Read more...
  • Central Accreditation Committee (CAC) meeting
  • CA organized a one day workshop on Good Governance Process, Read more...
  • Knowledge exchange, session on CA Norms
  • A short orientation workshop was facilitated for Beijing Read more...
  • 2nd edition of ‘Handbook on CSR for Corporates and NPOs’ Read more...

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