CSR & Governance
BSI offers biometric standards for identity management that are essential for those concerned with government contracts and procurement and the enhancement of their IT security through the identification of personnel and/or physical access control.
BSI provides a range of publications that detail invaluable advice and insight into CSR, corporate governance and business ethics. Topics covered include developing a code of business ethics, whether ethics affect financial performance and managing risk to meet corporate governance needs.
Key CSR & Governance Standards
This Standard is applicable is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations (including small and medium enterprises) in all sectors (including the public and private sectors, and the charity and voluntary sectors) and focuses on procurement fraud, specifically fraud offences committed in the procurement life cycle.
The purpose of BS 13500:2013 is to clarify the fundamental requirements for delivering effective governance of organizational performance.It is intended to be used by those concerned with the governance of organizations as a basic checklist.
BS ISO 26000:2010
BS ISO 26000:2010 outlines international recommendations for social responsibility. It covers organisational governance, human rights, working practices, environmental policies, sustainable development and community involvement.
BS ISO/IEC 38500
BS ISO/IEC 38500 gives practical guidelines to help directors of organizations and enterprises to use Information Technology - such as computer hardware and software - effectively in their business.
BS 31100:2011 outlines a risk management process that can be used and interpreted so that each group within your organisation works in a manner that increases consistency and communication across your business.
BS 8900-1:2013 provides guidance on managing sustainable development and a framework that assists organizations to enhance performance and effectiveness. It offers a maturity matrix as a way of assessing progress, clarifying next steps and combining the principles underpinning the management of sustainable development with practical implementation.
Managing Sustainable Development of Organizations. Framework for Assessment Against BS 8900-1. Specification
BS 8900-2:2013 acts as an evaluative framework to support organizational self-assessment or third-party assessment and result in formative outcomes. It is not a management system specification. Instead, it provides a strategically based framework, or scheme, which aims to direct and lead the organization's approach.