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ISO 37001

 
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ISO 37001 – Anti-Bribery Management System

The Anti-Bribery Management System will establish a status of incorruptibility for the organization. Any organization which adopts an Anti-Bribery Management System, is required to demonstrate: management's leadership, Anti-Bribery policy, and must nominate a dedicated function for this purpose. The organization should create a method of detecting bribery risk, to decrease the risk and to preform due diligence for its transactions, as well as, for its employees.
The standard is based on the HLS, and can be incorporated with other certified management standards.
Bribery is a very common phenomenon. Giving and receiving bribes, shatters the foundation of the organization.
Head of states, mayors, judges, ministers, doctors, engineers in public companies, celebrities, and even policemen, have been suspected and convicted in/of giving and receiving bribes in the past several years, here in Israel.
Bribery was a "national calamity" even in ancient days, mentioned in the Bible in Deuteronomy [27', 25']: "Cursed is taking a bribe to strike innocent blood soul ...".
Laws and programs for Anti-Bribery exist, however, organizations must take responsibility. Organizations which export military equipment, are already required to present the Ministry of Defense with an Anti-Bribery program. This demand stems from Israel's agreement with the OECD.

Advantages of the Anti-Bribery Management System:
 

  • Reduced transaction costs.
  • Reducing liability by an internationally recognized Anti-Bribery array.
  • Enhancement of in-house awareness to Anti-Bribery and management standpoint in the matter.
  • Compliance with international requirements.

The Standard requires the organization to:
Determine the policy, demonstrate leadership and commitment of management, train employees and managers, perform risk assessments, perform due diligence, create commercial and financial controls, establish the methods of inspection and method of handling of non-conformities and corrective actions needed as a result.
The path to certification
 
Certification for the ISO 37001 is granted after the standard requirements are successfully implemented. The Anti-Bribery Management System is assessed by professional, independent SII auditors.
 
It is recommended to purchase the standard, study the requirements, attend appropriate training and refer to the process as an opportunity for improvement.
On the path to certification a major advantage is harnessing of employees, management and the governing body of the organization to the process.
 



Required Steps
The Client
CLIENT THE STANDARDS INSTITUTION OF ISRAEL
Registration with the  Standards Institution of Israel Sending a BID that includes: Examination of documents and Stage 1 Audit (initial), Stage 2 Audit (Certification)
Approval of the quotation Assigning an Auditor
Submission of documents and Anti-bribery policy Examining documents, coordinating and performing  Stage 1 and Stage 2 Audits, presenting audit finding to organization
Correction of non-conformities and the findings of the audits and resolving discrepancies Evaluating the corrections and corrective action, professional and administrative approval, sending surveillance agreement (for surveillance audits)
Approving the surveillance agreement Sending certificates and surveillance agreement signed by The Standards Institution of Israel
Activities to continually improve Anti-Bribery Management System Performance of surveillance follow-up audits to verify organization’s compliance to requirements

The Standards Institution of Israel – the right choice for you
 
  • The Standards Institution of Israel [SII] has a long standing reputation in quality and professionalism.
  • The Standards Institution of Israel is the largest certification body in Israel.
  • The quality and Certification Division at SII provides certification services for a range of Management Standards such as: SI ISO 9001, SI ISO 14001, SI ISO 27001 OHSAS 18001 SI ISO 50001 and more.
  • The Standards Institution of Israel provides a range of services under one umbrella: Certification, various laboratory tests and a training.
  • The Standards Institution of Israel is a member of international Standards Committees and has cooperation agreements with leading entities around the world.
  • The Standards Institution of Israel is Israel’s representative in the IQNet network that incorporates Certification Bodies (CB) from around the world.

 

  Product Manager:
Dr.  Nitzan Ayal
Mobile: ++972-52-2891767
E-mail: nitzan@sii.org.il
For registration:
Mrs.  Ofir Haviv-Asher
Office: ++972-3-6467832
E-mail: ofir_as@sii.org.il