At Mark1, we are often asked all questions ISO. One key question surrounding the international aspect. The I stands for International, and ISO standards are the same globally! This ensures that any business certified in an ISO standard is held to the same specifications and best practices as any other, in any country. In this blog, we will break down the most common ISO standards that we assist our clients with. And explain why they are so popular worldwide.
ISO 9001 standards govern quality management, and ISO 9001 requires a dedicated quality management system. Mark1 have developed a specialised bespoke QMS, Titan, which prioritises user-friendliness and accessibility to streamline your journey towards certification. The purpose of ISO 9001 is to ensure that customers can expect a consistently high standard of products or services from your business. Additionally, that your whole business is given opportunities for continuous improvement, and that you are using best practices.
For environmental management, ISO 14001 is the go-to standard. It demands an environmental management system that empowers you to reduce your environmental impact. Also encourages limiting waste, and take steps to protect the environment across your whole organisation. This standard is becoming increasingly popular as concerned consumers become wary of green-washing and virtue signalling, seeking legitimately eco-friendly products and services. Achieving ISO 14001 certification assures them of your evidence-based commitment to the planet.
ISO 27001 is the information security management system standard. This is one of the most reassuring certifications you can demonstrate for existing and potential clients. It promotes holistic approaches, with an emphasis on securing people, policies, and technology. This assures your customers that their personal data is being proactively protected, and that your attention to detail is consistent across
ISO 45001 is the Health and Safety standard. This standard is very popular amongst companies operating in Manufacturing and Construction sectors. It demonstrates how an organisation is committed to controlling and minimising health and safety risk which creates a safer workplace for employees. Compliance with legal and contractual requirements is provided by a systematic approach of engaging employees for awareness, while Improving individual and organisational safety.
For more information on ISO certification and the benefits of each standard, you can contact the Mark1 team here.