Here are 10 things that standards do for businesses:
Having independent certification to prove that you’re complying with a standard can give you a powerful marketing hook. It tells customers and suppliers that your business can be trusted because your processes have been checked by a third party and found to be meeting or exceeding industry best practice.
ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems
BS 10500 Anti-Bribery
OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety
ISO 10002 Customer Satisfaction and Complaints Handling
ISO 31000 Risk Management
Review the business structure, objectives and plans
Identify the motivation for standards
Review the competition
Consider the needs of customers
Consider suppliers and the supply chain
Identify the relevant standard(s) and certification(s)
Prioritise the standards and generate plans
Tell the world!