The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a major revision of the ISO 9001 standard in September 2015. ISO 9001:2015 is designed to make the standard more generic and more easily applicable to service industries. The infographic gives a quick view of the key changes and the transition timeline for organisations preparing to upgrade their existing quality management system to the new standard.
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Highlight your organisation’s commitment to environmental protection
Manufacturers and service providers are under pressure to make supply chains more environmentally friendly due to the growing global awareness of the environmental impact of consumer lifestyles. Organisations that align their commercial objectives with global ecological concerns stand to gain a substantial competitive advantage. This also reduces the cost of energy and material consumption, recycling, air and water emissions, and legal fees incurred by non-compliance.
Ensure continuous improvement throughout your organisation
Businesses today seek to offer products and services that not only meet but also surpass customer expectations. At the same time, they are under pressure to cut costs to remain competitive. Organisations both large and small require a comprehensive approach to quality improvement that resolves these challenges of quality and cost efficiency.