On 30 September 2021, EUCLES signed a partnership with VDI/VDE-IT, the technical operator deploying the cluster audit process to attribute labels.
VDI/VDE-IT, which has been operating ESCA for the past 10 years, will continue the operative activities of the scheme:
- organising the assessments and coordinating the Pan-European expert network
- preparing label award decisions
- managing the individual contractual agreements, etc.