ISO 26000 Certification : Socially Responsibilty

ISO 26000 Certification is a guidance document for Social Responsibility. ISO 26000 defines Social Responsibility as the responsibility of an organization to study the impact of its decisions and activities on society, employees and stake holders. QMCS(INDIA) Offer ISO 26000 Certification Consultancy.

What is ISO 26000 Certification?

ISO 26000 was developed through a multi-stakeholder process, meeting in eight Working Group Plenary Sessions between 2005 and 2010, with additional committee meetings and consultations on e-mail throughout the five-year process.

Why is ISO 26000 Certification (Social Responsibility) important for you?

Social responsibility has become a major difficulty nowadays, as the pressure from the public for company/organizations to behave in a more socially accountable manner and adhere to social-standards has significantly enhanced. Organizations around the world requirement to take the vital measures toward increasing their social performance and making the world a best place. By boosting your organization performance through the adoption of ISO 26000 Certification, you will demonstrate to the audience that you are contributing towards a sustainable-development.

By becoming ISO 26000 certified, you will not only confirm that you are effectively delivering services  and products to stake-holders and customer; you will also demonstrate that you care about the environment and its sustainability. Moreover, you will boost the reputation of the organization by attracting new customers/client and employees, who wish to maintain a healthy ecosystem.

Principles of ISO 26000 social responsibility

ISO 26001 Certification highlights the 7-Principles of social responsibility:

  1. Accountability
  2. Transparency Publication
  3. Ethical behaviour
  4. Respect for stakeholder interests
  5. Respect for the rule of law
  6. Respect for international norms of behaviour
  7. Respect for human rights

How to use ISO 26001 Certification:-

✅ Understand about ISO 26000 Certification – its history, needs and implications. Conduct internal-training for employee.

✅ Conduct a self-assessment of current compliance with ISO 26000 principles and core subjects.

✅ Identify areas of strengths and weaknesses and gaps which are relevant to the organisation.

ISO 26000 Certification is the worldwide ISO standard for Social Responsibility. ISO 26001 Certification offers policy & guidance on how businesses and organizations can operate in a socially-responsible way. This approach performing in an ethical and transparent way that contributes to the fitness and welfare of society. The guidance is intended to support companies in contributing to sustainable-development and to inspire them to go beyond the fundamental-duty of legal compliance in social-matters but to complement, even initiate, social-responsibility programs.

Benefits of ISO 26000 Certification

By becoming ISO 26000 Certified your organization will able to enjoy benefits such as:

👉 ISO 26000 support the organization behave in a more socially responsible

👉 Enhance the internal processes

👉 Increase the awareness of social responsibility

👉 Increase your profits

👉 Manage social or environmental issues

👉 Win greater trust and credibility

👉 Establish legal compliance related factory act

👉 Improve competence level of employees

Guidance for Implementing ISO 26000 Certification

To implement the ISO 26000 Certificate in the organization need to follow the guidance given in the ISO 26000 Standard:

✓ Understand the social-accountability/responsibility your organization

✓ Provide awareness about the ISO 26000 standard

✓ Review and improve the organization management system

✓ Follow practice related to social responsibility

✓ Practice integrating social responsibility to the organization

✓ Voluntary take initiative to enhance social responsibility towards the society

✓ Maintain accurate records and documentation

✓ Conduct Internal audit

Which Organization required ISO 26000 Certification?

ISO 26000 Certificationfocus to all private, public, and non-profit sectors to help organizations understand and address social responsibility, whether large or small, in developed or developing countries. This standard applies to all.

Main clauses of ISO 26000 Certification :

✓ Clause No.-3  Understanding social responsibility

✓ Clause No.-4  Principles of social responsibility

✓ Clause No.-5 Recognizing social-responsibility and engaging business stakeholders

✓ Clause No.-6 Guidance on social-responsibility core subjects

✓ Clause No.-7 guidance on integrating social responsibility within the company

WHO SHOULD USE ISO 26000 Certification?

Organizations in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, whether large or small, corporate or SMEs, Governmental or non-Governmental and whether operating in developed or developing countries, use ISO 26000. All of the main subjects of social responsibility are applicable in some way to every organization.

Since the primary subjects cover a number of issues/thread, organizations will advantage when they identify which issues are most relevant & significant for them through examination of their own considerations and dialogue with business stakeholders.

ISO 26000 Certification and sustainable development:

The ISO 26000 Certification were framed-prior to the United Nations (UN) 2030 agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), still, ISO 26001 Certification provide more than 400 recommendations pertaining to the principles and core-subjects of social-responsibility, which supports organization to obtain their SDGs.

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