BS 8900-1:2013 Managing sustainable development of organizations. Guide

BS 8900-1:2013

Managing sustainable development of organizations. Guide

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : July 2013



What is this standard about?

This is the first part of a standard on managing sustainable development. It provides a framework for embedding a systematic approach to sustainability into an organization’s everyday practices and decision making.

Who is this standard for?

  • Any organization large or small interested in sustainable development
  • Senior management and sustainability directors
  • Sustainability consultants and agencies
  • Environmental, waste management and quality managers

Why should you use this standard?

It provides clear and practical guidance to support the growing call for cost-efficient and effective integration of sustainable development into commercial and non-commercial organizations. It is also increasingly recognized that building confidence in processes and sustainable outcomes is an important part of valuable and continuing stakeholder engagement.

BS 8900-1:2013 offers a maturity matrix as a way of assessing progress, clarifying next
steps and combining the principles underpinning the management of sustainable development with practical implementation.

Standard NumberBS 8900-1:2013
TitleManaging sustainable development of organizations. Guide
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 July 2013
Confirm Date01 May 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS ISO 26000:2010
ReplacesBS 8900:2006
Amended ByCorrigendum, February 2015
DescriptorsEnterprises, Commerce, Personnel, People, Management, Organizations, Sustainable development, Conditions of employment, Sustainability, Environmental management, Economic development
ISBN978 0 580 89396 4
File Size2.569 MB

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