ISO 37002 supports organisations to encourage speaking up. The more people speak up, the more chance you have of finding out about poor conduct and putting a stop to it. It is always best to manage issues 'in your time' than manage them according to a court timeframe.
ISO 37002 mandates transparent whistleblowing or speaking up policies and procedures, fostering trust among stakeholders. By publishing policies, conducting training, and demonstrating commitment, organisations gain greater stakeholder buy-in and exhibit a serious approach to speaking up and proactively managing risks in the company.
ISO 37002 aligns with whistleblowing and reporting directives worldwide, allowing organisations to centralise their whistleblowing compliance. Operate across multiple countries with different laws while following the unified ISO 37002 guidelines.
ISO 37002 certification from Speeki Europe, elevates your organisation's reputation as responsible, ethical and a protector of employee, contractor and the public's rights. Gain the brand presence of a certification and attract customers, investors, and employees who value a strong 'speaking up' culture.
Speeki Europe, an ANAB and COFRAC* accredited certification body for anti-bribery management systems. While there is no accreditation system for ISO 37002, Speeki provides its certification services according to the same standards. We are leaders in certification in governance and compliance.
Speeki Europe's global reach and expertise in compliance and ISO 37002 make us the ideal partner in your compliance journey. Through your certification, you gain access to the wisdom and insights of seasoned professionals in ISO 37002 whistleblower management.
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The selection of an experienced and accredited certification body is crucial. Speeki Europe, boasts an unrivalled expertise in ISO 37002 whistleblowing. With over a decade of experience building whistleblowing, incident management and case tracking systems programmes, we have are leaders in the domain.
The simplicity of ISO 37002 belies the importance of comprehending the guidelines. Speeki Europe, while maintaining an impartial stance, is poised to offer training and practice audits to ensure you are well-acquainted with the ISO 37002 guidelines. We know the guidelines very well and know how to manage audits. We have a host of training through the Speeki Academy to support your continued learning.
With insights into ISO 37002, it’s time for you to implement your Whistleblower Management System (WMS) that aligns with the guidelines. An WMS incorporates policies, procedures, and controls designed to manage reports and investigations. If your organisation already possesses an whistleblowing system, augmenting it to meet ISO 37002 should be a smooth transition.
With an WMS in place, you're ready to pursue ISO 37002 certification. Speeki Europe will conduct an audit to validate your organisation's compliance with the guidelines. The Speeki Europe Certification is valid for three years, involving an extensive audit in the first year and follow-up audits in subsequent years to address any changes.
If you are successful in the audit, you will be issued a certificate of conformity to ISO 37002 guidelines.
This certificate will demonstrate to your stakeholders that your organisation is committed to a functioning and effective whistleblowing system. It is the ultimate way to prove the value of your compliance efforts and be rewarded for all your hard work in building a system.
ISO 37002 certification signifies that an organisation has implemented a whistbelower management system that meets international standards. It demonstrates commitment to ethical practices and compliance with various laws and directives requiring such systems.
ISO 37002 outlines requirements for establishing, implementing, and maintaining a Whistleblower Management System (WMS) designed to help organisations support speaking up free of retaliation.
The cost of ISO 37002 certification varies depending on factors such as the size of the organisation, the complexity of operations, and the certification body. We can get you a quote to start your budgeting.
ISO 37002 is applied to establish policies, procedures, and systems for whistleblowing and speaking up without fear of retaliation.
Whistleblowing refers to policies, practices, and systems aimed at helping anyone report misconduct to a company without fear of retribution.
The principle of whistleblowing involves allowing people to speak up freely. Allowing them to report issues and have them investigated fairly and independently by a company.
Anti-corruption encompasses a broader range of unethical practices, including bribery, fraud, and embezzlement. Anti-bribery specifically targets the prevention, detection, and addressing of bribery acts.
WMS in ISO 37002 refers to Whistleblower Management System. It comprises policies, procedures, and controls designed to help organisations prevent, support 'speaking up' to management without fear of retribution.
ISO 37002 is not mandatory but is highly recommended for organisations seeking to establish a robust whistleblowing framework. It's a globally recognised guidelines that enhances reputation and builds trust.
The whistleblower policy is a commitment to the principles of 'speaking up' and establishing the framework for an Whistleblowing Management System. It sets the tone for ethical behaviour and provides guidance on addressing bribery.
ISO 37002 helps in reducing many legal and compliance risks, ensuring compliance with laws, enhancing reputation, increasing stakeholder trust, and improving operational efficiency by implementing a structured whistleblowing and reporting system.
Absolutely! ISO 37002 is suitable for organisations of any size. Small businesses can equally benefit from enhanced reputation, compliance, and trust from stakeholders by adopting these guidelines.
Yes, ISO 37002 is a global standard for whistleblowing management systems and is recognised and respected worldwide. It helps organisations align with international best practices in whistleblowing.
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ISO 37002 certification is maintained through continual improvement, regular internal audits, and periodic surveillance audits by the certification body to ensure ongoing compliance with the guidelines.
The timeframe for ISO 37002 certification varies depending on the size and complexity of the organisation, but it typically takes one or two weeks from the initial steps to the final certification.
Without a whistleblower management system, organisations are more vulnerable to not hearing about misconduct until it is too late. It is far more economical to hear about issues early and be able to investigate them before major issues arise.
The implementation of ISO 37002 involves top management, compliance officers, legal, HR, finance, procurement, and all employees to ensure a comprehensive approach to speaking up.