BS ISO 37001:2016 Anti-bribery management systems. Requirements with guidance for use

BS ISO 37001:2016

Anti-bribery management systems. Requirements with guidance for use

Status : Current   Published : October 2016



What is this standard about?

BS ISO 37001 is a new international standard produced to help organizations prevent, detect and tackle bribery. It also covers compliance with anti-bribery legislation and what organizations can do voluntarily to protect themselves, via the use of management systems.

Who is this standard for? 

  1. Organizations large and small who want to implement an anti-bribery management system
  2. Decision-makers, company/corporate secretaries, with responsibility for:
    • Compliance
    • Legal issueso Governance
    • Risk managemento Commercial management
    • Financial management
    • Human resource management
    • Internal audit 
  3. Customers/end-users
  4. Supplier organizations, distributors, subcontractors, retailers of a product plus providers of a service or information
  5. Financing/insurance organizations
  6. Prosecution authorities/bribery investigators
  7. Regulatory bodies

Why should you use this standard? 

Bribery is higher up the business risk agenda than ever before. Changing legal situations, a greater organizational focus on corporate social responsibility and good governance plus increased awareness of the financial and reputational damage inflicted on organizations, has led to growing interest in anti-bribery management systems. 

The standard specifies requirements and provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining, reviewing and improving an anti-bribery management system.The system can be standalone or can be integrated into an overall management system and should help a company to promote trust and confidence in its business dealings and enhance its reputation.

Standard NumberBS ISO 37001:2016
TitleAnti-bribery management systems. Requirements with guidance for use
Publication Date31 October 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 19600, ISO Guide 73, ISO/IEC 17000, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 19011, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, BS 10500, ISO/IEC Guide 2, ISO 9000, ISO 26000, BS EN ISO 22000:2018, ISO 22000:2018, ISO 31000:2018
ReplacesBS 10500:2011
International RelationshipsISO 37001:2016
Draft Superseded By16/30314699 DC
DescriptorsEnterprises, Commerce, Management, Social responsibility, Risk assessment, Policy, Organizations, Anti-bribery measures, Personnel, Crime, Recruitment, Bribery, Purchasing
Title in FrenchSystèmes de management anti-corruption. Exigences et recommandations de mise en oeuvre
ISBN978 0 580 88355 2
File Size2.019 MB

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