ISO 37001

Anti-Bribery Management System

Continually improve your business with the international anti-bribery management system

Corruption in the widest possible sense presents any misuse of position by an official or a person performing a particular function, which pursues personal and/or material gain. In the business world, it distorts competition, increases business costs and affects the quality of goods or services provided by a particular company.

For this reason, the international standard ISO 37001 has been adopted as an anti-bribery management system that reflects international good practice and is applicable in all legal systems – small, medium and large organizations and in all sectors, including state, public and private sector.

Based on its set of principles, any organization can significantly detect bribery. However, even the standard ISO 37001 can not 100% guarantee that bribery is not or will not happen, but it can guarantee that it will, at the very least, be reduced to the lowest possible level.

In other words, ISO 37001 standard helps you to:

  • Improve the existing internal controls of the organization;
  • Provide evidence to the management and owners of organizations, its financiers, beneficiaries and other business associates that the organization has applied internationally recognized good practice of controlling corruption;
  • In case of an investigation, provide evidence to prosecutors or courts that the organization has taken all relevant steps to prevent bribery.

Also, if you have already begun the introduction of ISO 37001, we can help you complete the whole process more easily and thus gain more benefits from the anti-bribery management system.

Just select the phase in which you are and begin today with creating a better future for your business.

1. Introduction

Find out what the ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System really is and what makes it suitable for your business.

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2. Implementation

Find out the best way to implement ISO 37001 and how our company can help you with this.

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3. Certification

Make an independent assessment of the standard implemented and obtain certification for your system.

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4. Maintenance

Make sure your system is constantly growing and evolving to deliver the best solutions for your business.

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1. Introduction

Discover the best way to start with implementation of the ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System and find out why this standard can contribute to any type of business, regardless of whether it’s large or small organizations.

ISO 37001 will help your organization implement the up-to-date and proportionate methods designed to prevent, detect, and take bribe-related measures.

Regardless of whether you are investing in the ISO 37001 standard to improve your business or in response to environmental requirements, implementation of this standard requires good preparation. We offer customized documentation and technical experts to gain confidence and start the process of implementation.

2. Implementation

When implementing ISO 37001, our team of consultants will help you to familiarize yourself with the requirements of the standard, with a view to its successful implementation.

ISO 37001 is a significant tool for fight against bribery and defining business practices in these conditions. Employee engagement is also very important in the implementation of ISO 37001, with special attention to those who will guide the Anti-Bribery Management System. They must be sufficiently trained so that the system gets effectively implemented.

Mobes Group is here to help you eliminate all the difficulties of implementing the ISO 37001 standard, with a simple set of tools and services offered by our company.

Tips for implementation of ISO 37001:

1. Provide support and commitment of senior management;

2. Ensure good internal communication in the entire business;

3. Ensure that the negative impact of operations on the anti-bribery management system is minimized;

4. Establish and determine a team for implementation;

5. Plan and assign roles, duties and responsibilities;

6. Avoid and prevent risk from organizations you manage and business associates who may pose a myth risk to your organization;

7. Motivate employee involvement with various training;

8. Share your knowledge of ISO 37001 with employees and encourage them to train for internal auditors;

9. Continualy evaluate your Anti-Bribery Management System to make sure you’re constantly improving it;

10. Provide great employee satisfaction and encourage them to express concerns about any issue or suspected irregularity at the earliest possible stage.

3. Certification

Create new opportunities for your organization and meet the requirements of the anti-bribery management system through ISO 37001 certification. Fulfill the expectations of organizational resistance and prove that you are using the best anti-bribery management system.

Once you reach the ISO 37001 certification level, you will be able to show your customers and stakeholders that you are taking every precautions in order to prevent bribery in your business. This is a good opportunity to promote your business and show that you are a trusted partner, which could open up new business opportunities for your organization.

How to Certify ISO 37001?

To help you more easily certify ISO 37001, through the certification process, you will be led by a consultant from the Mobes Group company, who has relevant experience in your area of industry.

Certification steps ISO 37001:

1. Analysis of nonconformity

The non-compliance analysis is an optional activity that is carried out before the assessment itself. We will closely look at your existing corruption management activities and compare them with the requirements of ISO 37001. This is a cost-effective way to check if there are areas to be upgraded before a formal assessment is made.

2. Formal assessment

A formal assessment is a two-step process. Firstly, the consultant will review the readiness of your organization for the assessment, checking the necessary procedures of the ISO 37001 standard and the control methods developed therein. Details of our analyses will be shared with you and in case of discrepancies, you will be able to solve them. In case all requirements are fulfilled, it goes to the assessment of the level of implementation of procedures and control within the organization, according to the certification requirements of ISO 37001.

3. Certification

Once the level of certification is achieved, you will receive a certificate of ISO 37001 that has a validity of three years, subject to annual checks. With this certificate, you have formal evidence that your organization operates in accordance with quality requirements and thus not only takes care of internal resources and processes, but also demands of clients and other stakeholders.

4. Maintenance

Implementation of the ISO 37001 standard is not only for certification purposes, but also because it gives guidance on how to constantly improve your organization. Maintenance of the ISO 37001 system is carried out by regular visits by a consultant, to make sure that you implement the system requirements, improve the system and thus add value to your organization.

Some of the basic activities in maintaining the ISO 37001 system are:

• Revision of your documentation and ongoing harmonization, both with the applicable legal regulations, and with the latest issues of international standards;

• Training of new employees for the implementation and maintenance of the introduced standard;

• Analysis of data obtained using ISO 37001;

• Conducting internal audits;

• Advising and participating in proposing corrective measures;

• Customer satisfaction analysis;

• Consulting and participating in reviewing the ISO 37001 standard by the management.

Popular courses and training for ISO 37001

We use accelerated learning techniques to make sure that you fully understand all the requirements of ISO 37001. This type of training consists of lectures and workshops of interactive parts, which allow you to gain knowledge, give your opinion and present your views, practical examples and the like.

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