Management Entity


The Management Entity sits within the Council and is the structure responsible for Protocol implementation and regulation under the guidance of the Governance Committee and currently resides in the Central Office of the International Hydropower Association (IHA). The Management Entity is charged with implementation of the Protocol including general training and the systems for accrediting assessors, translation of Protocol content, maintaining the consistency of Protocol application and results, and the development of tools such as a standard report formats and an assessment database. It also provides the support services required to regulate use of the Protocol. 
The role of the Management Entity in the Council is set out in the Charter.