The Lighting Global Quality Assurance framework -- including the QTM (Quality Test Method), ISM (Initial Screening Method), and MCM (Market Check Method) -- was institutionalized through the IEC (International Electrotechncial Commission) as Technical Specification IEC/TS 62257-9-5. Funding for this effort was provided by IFC and Global LEAP. To make this and other important documents more accessible to key stakeholders, the IEC, World Bank Group, and United Nations Foundation have collaborated to provide the following discounts to qualified stakeholders:
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