ISO 37001 CERTIFICATION IN KUWAIT

ISO 37001 Certification Kuwait

ISO 37001 Certification (Anti-Bribery Management System)

ISO 37001 certification is a set of standards that must be followed by an organization for managing anti-corruption systems within an organization. Bribery, in the form of corruption, is a threat, especially for an organization that wants to build trust between its stakeholders in order to stay relevant. 

An ISO 37001 certification in Kuwait is a powerful tool for business improvement and provides strategic guidance to allow you to constantly meet regulatory requirements and client expectations. It has been designed for integration with your organization's current management processes and controls and is used by various sectors to regularly monitor, maintain, improve, prevent, distinguish, and address corruption.

Benefits of ISO 37001 Certification:

  • ISO 37001 certification in Kuwait may assist organizations as follows:
    • Brings credibility and competitive edge to your organization.
    • Reduce the cost of the service.
    • Enhance service and value of products.
    • Boost the reputation of your brand.
    • Increases your corporate profits.
    • Reduces risk to your business.
    • Helps you fulfill your client's expectations. 

    This standard was first published in October 2016 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), with over 160 members globally. Currently, this is known  as ISO 37001:2016.

For whom ISO 37001 Certification is beneficial?

ISO 37001 applies to all organizations in Kuwait regardless of type, size,   or sector. Over a million organizations around the world have adopted the ISO standard for their Anti-bribery management systems. 

  ISO 37001 standards is essential to organizations of all sizes and sectors:  

  • To formalize their processes. 
  • To create more efficient processes.
  • Continued improvement in business operations.
  • Keep customers happy.
  • Adhere to ABMS requirements.
  • Establish a reputation in the marketplace.

Principles of ISO 37001 Standard

customer focus
leadership
engagement of people
process approach
continual improvement
evidence-based decision making
and relationship management

There are numerous procedures that a company needs to follow in order to get ISO 37001 certified.

ISO 37001 Certification Process
  1. FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM:

During the application process, you are required to provide details about your business and certification requirements to the certification body.

  1. REVIEW OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS:

The technical team at SIS Certifications will review and verify the   specific details provided by you in the request form. The customer is then obliged to accept and sign the certification proposal.

  1. BEGINNING OF THE CERTIFICATION AUDIT:

Beginning a certification audit involves two phases: 

Stage 1 is documentation audit and Stage 2 is Primary Audit.

  • Phase 1 (DOCUMENTATION AUDIT)- At this stage, the auditor of the certification body verifies the preparedness of the organization for stage 2 audit based on procedures.
  • Phase 2 (PRIMARY AUDIT)- This verifies the extent of the fulfilment of the standard requirements.
  1. CLOSURE OF NON-CONFORMANCES:

After the non-conformances identified by the ISO auditor, you must implement measures to close them.

  1.  ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATION:

When all non-conformances are closed and all findings are documented in the ISO review report, the concerned body, such as SIS Certifications, will provide you with the required ISO certification.

  1. SURVEILLANCE AUDITS:

This is an audit that is performed periodically to ensure that your management system continues to meet the requirements between audits.

It must be noted that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) does not issue certificates. It is done by external certification bodies. SIS Certifications is one such body which holds the reputation for being one of the best in the business. We have 15000+ clients all over the world across 35+ countries, and multiple certifications under the scope of our ever- growing services. Our vast pool of experienced auditors aims to comprehensively assess your compliance to the set norms, and certify on the basis of adherence to the set standards.

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ISO 37001 is a worldwide standard for the implementation of anti-bribery management systems within an organization. It assists organizations in order to combat corruption and the development of prevention and mitigation strategies. It may take about 15 to 60 days to receive this certificate.
There are no predefined costs associated with ISO 37001 certification. It depends on various factors, such as the complexity of your business, the total workforce, the number of branches, the location of the branch, etc. Once you have made your decision for the certificate, you need to contact a certification body that will analyze the above factors and cite a price for you.
The ISO 37001 standard is flexible and can be applied to any organization, large or small. It can be applied to organizations working in all domains. It is also available to private or public companies. Even NGOs can qualify for ISO 37001 certification.
ISO 37001 is the first ISO standard driven by anti-bribery or corruption. It provides a workable framework for the development and management of an effective anti-bribery management system, to protect any organization against a broad range of potential threats and disturbances.
The ISO 37001:2016 certification is the latest version of the ISO anti-bribery management system that was published on October 15, 2016. It is generally designed to make the ISO standard more streamlined and convenient in accordance with the ISO standard.