ISO 37001 is an anti-bribery management system standard published in October 2016.
It has been designed to help organizations create, apply and maintain an anti-bribery compliance system.
It includes a series of measures and controls representing the international anti-bribery practice.
WHO CAN USE THIS STANDARD?
This standard is flexible and can be applied to a wide range of organizations, such as:
Small and medium enterprises (Media)
Public and private domain organizations
Non- governmental organizations (NGOs)
This standard can be used by organizations internationally.
WHAT DOES ISO 37001 COUNTERACT?
Bribery from an organization, its staff or partners acting on behalf of or for the benefit of the organization.
Bribery of the organization, its staff or partners in connection with the organization’s activities.
DOES THIS STANDARD DEFINE BRIBERY?
Bribery is defined by the Law, which differs between countries. Therefore, this standard offers a general definition of bribery, but its true definition depends on the laws that apply to the organization.
This standard offers instructions as for the definition of bribery in order to help users understand the intention and scope of this Standard.
HOW WILL THE APPLICATION OF THIS STANDARD BENEFIT A CORPORATION?
The standard benefits an Organization, providing:
Minimum requirements and support guidelines for implementing or evaluating an anti- bribery management system.
Ensuring management, investors, employees, customers and other interested parties that an organization is taking the appropriate measures to prevent bribery.
Evidence in case of investigation that the organization has taken the appropriate measures for bribery prevention.