The IIC&M is the preferred accreditation body for coaches, mentors, coach and mentor training programmes, and clients with the vision of creating excellence in the coaching and mentoring professions.

The IIC&M (originally the ECI) was formed in 1999 as a not-for-profit organisation to be a force for good in coaching.  It was founded by and continues to be run by professional coaches. The IIC&M is an internationally-focused organisation; building, maintaining, raising awareness, and working to promote best practices, while providing value added benefits to its Members.