If either your business is a small start-up or you are a big player in the market, it’s time for you to think about ISO 37001 certification. The applicability of this certification spans over big or small and private or public entities. Organizations, regardless of sector of operation. ISO 37001 Certification is a useful tool in checking bribery and other corrupt practices within your organization. It is flexible enough to be customized according to the specific requirements of your company.
Issued in 2016, ISO 37001 standard aims at implementing the Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS) in your organization. The focus area of this certification is in checking corporate bribery and other malpractices. Adopting the standard’s guidelines significantly reduces the risks related to corruption by establishing effective controls in the system and processes.
ISO 37001 standard was designed with the collaboration of various experts of this field, including from legal, consultative, and research committees as well as from governmental departments.
Various countries across the globe, such as Peru, Malaysia, Zimbabwe, and Mexico are now considering the usability of ISO 37001 Certification in not just checking the corrupt practices in the corporations, but also in litigation processes during the time of litigation settlement. Now more and more countries require their organizations to acquire ISO 37001 Certification in order to participate in governmental contracts for public procurements.
The bribery control plans included in ISO 37001:2016 are given below:
- An anti-bribery policy
- Demonstration of leadership by the top management
- Training and management of Human Resources
- Procedures for risk assessment
- A keen eye on projects from within and outside
- Effective controls in the matters of finance, commerce, and contracts.
- Policies pertaining to reporting, monitoring, investigating, and reviewing
- Corrective action plan and continual improvement of ABMS
It must be noted that ISO just publishes the standard requirements, the certification against those standards is performed by an external certification body. SIS Certifications is one such body. Our integrity is our pride and meeting deadlines is our commitment. Once you have built and implemented your Anti-Bribery Management System, you can contact us for the ISO 37001 Certification in Morocco. After filling up the ABMS forms and reviewing all the requirements, you should proceed further for the audit. The team of our expert auditors will comprehensively assess the compliance of your management systems, notify you about the gaps, if any, and award certification at the end of successful completion of the audit.
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