What is ISO 22301:2019
Continuity Management System (BCMS) Certification?
ISO 22301 provides a framework to plan, establish,
implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and continually improve a
business continuity management system. It is expected to help organizations
protect against, prepare for, respond to, and recover when disruptive incidents
arise. ISO 22301 Certification will assist organizations in the design of a
BCMS that is appropriate to its needs and meets its stakeholders’ requirements.
These needs are shaped by legal, regulatory, organizational and industry
factors, the organization's products and services, its size and structure, its
processes, and its stakeholders.
Business Continuity Management is an ongoing
management process requiring competent people working with appropriate support
and structures that will perform when needed.
Understand and prioritize the threats to your
business with the international standard for business continuity. As
governments and regulators began to recognize the role of business continuity
in mitigating the effects of disruptive incidents on society, they increasingly
sought to gain assurance that key players had appropriate business continuity
arrangements in place. Similarly, businesses recognized their dependence on
each other and sought assurance that key suppliers and partners would continue
to provide key products and services, even when incidents occurred.
Why ISO 22301certification is important for your organization?
ISO 22301 specifies
the requirements for a management system to protect against, reduce the
likelihood of, and ensure your business recovers from disruptive incidents. ISO 22301 aims to safeguard an organization from a wide range of potential threats and
disruptions. This standard may be right for your organization if you
need to demonstrate to stakeholders that your organization can rapidly overcome
operational disruption to provide continued and effective service.
It protects assets, turnover and profits. Effective
business continuity management (BCM) enables organisations to protect their
income stream following an incident or disaster, while reducing the risk of
What are the benefits of ISO 22301 (BCMS) certification?
key assets and maintain your reputation
Minimise risks, impacts and downtime
Demonstrate commitment to key stakeholders
Identify impacts of operational disruption
and crucial improvements
Gain a competitive advantage against
competitors in case of a major industrial crisis
Who can acquire ISO 22301 (BCMS) certification?
ISO 22301:2019 is applicable
to any organization regardless of its size, type complexities, irrelevant
to relevant to a small-scale, medium-scale, or large-scale company, Government
or Non-Government, Not-for-Profit
How long does ISO 22301 certificate valid for?
The cycle of the certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of
certification, subject to the successful conduct of surveillance audits before
completion of the 1st & 2nd year respectively.