The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Caraga region has recently received its certification as a compliant agency to the criteria set under ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2015 Quality Management Service (QMS).

The certification was issued on October 18, 2022 by SOCOTEC Certification International Operations Director Gilmore Rivera and received by Regional Executive Director Nonito M. Tamayo only this January 11 during the opening program of the Re-orientation Workshop on QMS at the Conference Hall of PENRO Agusan del Norte in Tiniwisan, Butuan City. 

All of the 15 DENR field offices within Caraga also received their certifications.  These are the Provincial ENR Offices of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur; and Community ENR Offices of Tubay, Nasipit,

Bayugan, Bunawan, Talacogon, Loreto, Tubod, Bislig, Lianga, and Cantilan. The certifications were handed to the respective chiefs of the offices by DENR Knowledge and Information Systems Service Director Maria Elena Morallos Manila and are valid until March 27, 2025.

Under the leadership of Regional Executive Director Nonito M. Tamayo, with Assistant Regional Directors for Management and Technical Services Atty. Claudio A. Nistal Jr. and Maritess M. Ocampo, DENR Caraga shall continue to uphold the highest quality of standards in public service within the region.