European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)

EFQM is a global non-for-profit membership foundation based in Brussels, Belgium. With more than 500 members covering more than 55 countries and 50 industries, EFQM provides a unique platform for organisations to learn from each other and improve performance. The EFQM provides a network for innovative organisations and business leaders to share knowledge, experiences, good practice and together, help each other to work towards sustainable economic growth.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität (DGQ)

The DGQ (German Society for Quality) places great emphasis and value on the optimal combination of market and customer proximity with the concept of quality. The DGQ works with two German consulting companies engaged in management consulting and professional training, which focus on the design of quality and development of excellence for companies, organisations and individuals.