The IFC/World Bank-supported Lighting Global Quality Test Methodology has become the world standard for clean off-grid lighting products, following its incorporation into an International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical specification in 2013. The Lighting Global team regularly updates the Quality Standards and Lighting Global policies to ensure that they remain responsive to the changing market and proposes comments to the IEC to help improve and maintain the test methods (IEC/ TS 62257-9-5). During these update processes, we aggregate feedback from a broad range of stakeholders, including manufacturers, distributors, micro-finance institutions, NGOs, governments, product testing laboratories, standards bureaus, and consumers.

To participate in these processes, check this webpage, sign up for email updates, or email The success of the Lighting Global program is reliant on active stakeholder participation and we appreciate your feedback.  We appreciate all who have participated in stakeholder processes in the past. Click here to review outcomes from previous stakeholder outreach. 


Thank you for your interest in contributing to the Lighting Global Quality Assurance program. We do not have any active outreach events at this time. Please sign up for email updates to receive notification about future outreach events. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.