Using Standards to Improve Governance

The goal of this website is to provide practical guidance on using consensus standards to improve corporate governance.

Resources are provided on understanding the requirements of management system standards and the role these standards can play in developing integrated management systems, establishing internal audit programs and improving overall risk management.

Click here to find out about the revision of ISO 14001.
Click here to find out about ISO 45001.

Management Systems

This site provides information about establishing integrated management systems that conform to the requirements set out in international standards.

Click here to download your copy of an EHSMS implementation checklist.

Internal Audit Programs

Want to know more about establishing an internal audit program?

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Certification Requirements

Many organizations seek third-party certification of their management systems. The standard that forms the basis for "ISO certification" is ISO/IEC 17021.

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Click here to learn more about ISO 17021