ISO 22301 sets out the requirements for a best-practice Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). Certification to the Standard brings a host of benefits. For the purpose of helping the organizations to establish a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO 22301:2012 standard. ISO 22301:2019 is the latest version of this standard and its purpose is to ensure the operational continuity of the business even in the face of external threats, such as catastrophic weather conditions, Cyber threats, and so on. Recently, we all witnessed the disruption caused by Covid-19 pandemic for businesses across the globe. It’s impact on the global supply chain has crippled the economies of majority of nations. This has hurt many businesses and even led to the closure of some of them.
By adopting the requirements of ISO 22301:2019, you can make your organization resilient against any such risks and assure your customers and shareholders regarding the robustness of your processes. An ISO 22301:2019 Certification is proof that your organization has a management plan in place that assigns roles and responsibilities to your staff in order to hold your fort during the time of emergencies. The global acceptance of this standard ensures all the interested parties that the international best practices have been incorporated in your organization for its smooth functioning in all seasons and all reasons.