ISO 500001-Energy Management System
Improve your organizations energy performance, efficiency, use and consumption with our energy management system certification services.
What is ISO 500001?
The ISO 500001 energy management standard is a proven framework for industrial facilities, commercial facilities or entire organizations to manage energy-including all aspects of energy procurements and use. An energy management system establishes the structure and discipline to implement technical and management strategies cut energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions-and sustain those savings over time. Savings can come from no-to low-cost operational improvements.
Why is ISO 500001 important for your business?
Energy savings are at the forefront of actions that contribute to the sustainability of human activities. Organizations across all industries are faced with the exponentially increasing cost of energy. It is now critical for business to objectively evaluate their own energy consumption in order to maintain or reduce the related cost and lessen their negative impact on the environment and depletion of ever-shrinking resources.
The benefits of ISO 500001
- Energy cost reduction
- Demand created along the manufacturing supply chain
- Corporate sustainability programs
- Increased market value of ‘green manufacturing’/reduced carbon footprint
- Future national carbon or energy taxes
- International climate agreements
ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System)
For any type and size of organization business continuity will help you manage challenging situations, maintain image of your organization and gain o competitive advantage.
What is ISO 22301?
ISO 22301 is the Business Continuity Management System and standard. The goal of Business Continuity Management System is to ensure that your company is protected from the risks associated with downtime due to unexpected disruptions or disasters.
Disruptive incidents to your business lead to income loss data risk breakdowns and lack of success in providing normal client services as per service level agreements (SLAs) ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems certification will guide a company in effectively planning for such eventualities.
ISO 22301 certification is suitable for all sizes and types of organizations and is well established worldwide
Why is ISO 22301 important for your business?
As the market constantly grows, management systems like ISO 22301 can mean the difference in expanding your client base as well as enabling you to understand the impact to risks facing your organization.
With ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Standard you will understand and prioritize the threats to your business ISO 22301 points out the requirements for a managements system to protect against disruptions and ensure your business recovers from disruptive incidents
ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management certification can protect your company against the damage resulting from expired deadline, leakages of data, operational and IT outages, industrial activities, clients being disappointed or direct financial loss due to disruptive incidents.
The benefits of ISO 22301
- Ability to respond effectively in the event of disruptions
- Appropriate and agile contingencies
- Better identification and control of business disruptions
- Reduces impact and frequency of business disruptions
- Establishment of a better reputation and credibility
- Upgrade in your performance by having string commitment contracts or expanding locally to accommodate new business
- Satisfaction of clients
- Reductions of costs via mitigating the impact of disruptions
- Improvement of your market potential domestically and internationally
- Meaningful relationships with your staff, customers and suppliers
- Legal compliance with better understanding of the relevant statutory and regulatory requirements
- Improvements of competitiveness and enhancing profit potential
ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System
ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System released in October 2016 is the only internationally recognized standard that sets out requirements and for creating implementing maintaining reviewing and improving an effective management system for the Anti-Bribery Management Systems of your organization.
Bribery is the offering or receiving an advantage or any item of value in order to induce the recipient in an improper, illegal or immoral act or behavior. The deterioration rate of this phenomenon is one of the most destructive and challenging issues in the world.
This standard facilitates any type of organizations to prevent, deal and address bribery by adopting an anti-corruption policy, assign responsibilities to trained personnel for corruption management and oversee anti-bribery compliance for the organization and its business associates.
Why is ISO 37001 important for your business?
Almost all countries in the world have developed national laws regulations to prevent bribery and now one of the surest ways to prove compliance by organizations is to implement the ISO 37001 standard as it includes measures and controls that have been extracted from the best practices in the world in the fight against bribery
Transparency and trust are the building blocks of any organizations credibility. Nothing undermines more the effectiveness if institutions and the integrity of businesses than bribery, which is why there’s ISO 37001
ISO 37001 confronts one of the world’s most destructive and challenging issues in the world and demonstrate a committed approach to stamping out corruption
The benefits of ISO 37001
- Transparency of your organizations operations
- Reduction of bribes through mechanism for assessing and confronting bribery and corruption
- Establish a moral business culture against bribery and corruption
- Increase confidence-building
- Maintain fame
- Prevent financial losses
- Increase work efficiency by removing bribes from business relationships
- Establish confidential communication channels for employees regarding complaints and clarifications about corruption and bribery
- It provides in a way a lever to control company’s transactions to ensure reliability
The implementation of this standard in the business relations of organizations will become a common language although many organizations and institutions have their own polices procedures & system to prevent bribery
EU law requires large companies to disclose certain information on the way operate and manage social and environmental challenges.
This helps investor’s consumer’s policy makers and other stakeholders to evaluate the non- financial performance of large companies and encourages these companies to develop a responsible approach to business
Directive 2014/95/EU-also called the non-financial reporting directive (NFRD)_lays down the rules on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by large companies. This directive amends the accounting directive 2013/34/EU. Companies are required to include non-financial statements in their annual reports from 2018 onwards
Companies that must comply
EU rules on non-financial reporting only apply to large to large public-interest companies with more than 500 employees. This covers approximately 6000 large companies and groups across the EU including
- Listed companies
- Insurance companies
- Other companies designated by national authorities as public-interest entities
Information to be disclosed
Under Directive 2014/95/EU Large companies have to publish reports on the polices they implement in relation to
- Environment protection
- Social responsibility and treatment of employees
- Respect for human rights
- Anti-corruption and bribery
- Diversity on company boards (in terms of age gender educational and professional background)
How to report
Directive 2014/95/EU gives companies significant flexibility to disclose relevant information in the way they consider most useful. Companies may use international. European or national guidelines to produce their statements-for instance they can rely on
- The UN Global Compact
- The OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises
- ISO 26000
In June 2017 the European Commission published its guidelines to help companies disclose environment and social information. These guidelines are not mandatory and companies may decide to use international European or national guidelines according to their own characteristics or business environment
In June 2019 the European Commission published guidelines on reporting climate-related information which in practice consist of a new supplement to the existing guidelines on non-financial reporting which remain applicable.
How can we help?
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