BSI recognises the importance of data privacy on both an individual and organizational level. As Data Privacy week 2022 hosted by the National Cybersecurity Alliance, kicks off, we have become a champion because we use standards to support data privacy.
Digital trade has become part of life for businesses and consumers, but at the same time there are aspects of it where trust can be an issue, such as how our private data is used. David Cuckow, Associate Director, Digital at BSI, makes the case for using standards to build greater trust in the digital world and put our minds at ease.
Why the London Declaration matters and what we at BSI believe it can achieve
A significant moment in the global race towards net zero has taken place with the signing of the London Declaration at the 75th Anniversary of ISO week. But what exactly does the London Declaration mean in practice? How will it support international efforts to mitigate climate change? And why is it so vital?
“We are experiencing a fundamental shift in the way we work. As technology begins to shape people’s jobs and change the skills that organizations look for in prospective employees, now’s the time to ask: What will the workforce of the future look like? And how can we prepare for it?”
- David Cuckow, Associate Director for Digital Standards, BSI
Why diversity and inclusion should now be a strategic imperative for every organization
The need for organizations to focus on diversity and inclusion (D&I) has never been more pressing, but the complexities involved can discourage some from starting the journey. This blog post explains how a new international standard can help.
How organizations can benefit greatly from better management of records
In today’s world, where data and information proliferate, it’s more important than ever that organizations are on top of how they manage records and are able to exploit the information they hold for the organization’s benefit. This blog post discusses a new British Standard that is designed to help organizations do just that.
Why your business should invest in fair trade practices
The pandemic has overtaken the global economy at rapid speed. While everyone has been affected, developing countries have been made especially vulnerable. Their workers are among the most exposed to the virus, with far fewer resources to combat its impact.
Data, security and risk: taking a standards-based approach
Across the globe, the pandemic has made significant social and economic impacts, which has cause long-term changes to working culture and consumer behaviour and has heighten other serious risks for industry.
Innovation should be considered as a process, like any other business activity. Instead of waiting for the “light-bulb moment”, having strategies to help structure innovation across all aspects of your business, will ensure you can optimize and harness creativity and inspiration as it occurs.
As the world’s economy begins to adjust to a post-pandemic world, there is cautious optimism for gradual recovery. We spoke to Anne Hayes and David Bell, senior directors at BSI, to find out how standards fit into the recovery picture.
October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Typically, organizations would mark the day by promoting specific initiatives around wellbeing in the workplace. However, the events of the past year have dramatically altered working life. Find out how standards can help with wellbeing in the workplace
BSI Flex - a new, dynamic approach to standardization
Standards play a vital role in the adoption of innovation. But in the constantly changing economies of the 21st Century, emerging markets need to agree "what good looks like" in a faster, more flexible way. Read how BSI Flex provides a new, dynamic way to develop good practice that adapts to keep pace with fast-changing markets.
Success hinges on optimizing organizational performance across all areas. With the appropriate standards in place, businesses can focus their efforts on achieving higher levels of collective and individual productivity, while building resilience and competitive advantage in their industry.
Corporations involved in international trade must manage both domestic and foreign stresses, as well as other business development risks – from ethics to intellectual property. Find out how standards could help your company unlock the valuable commercial opportunities selling overseas can bring.
For big corporates and multinationals, partnering with SMEs in the supply chain is a strategic move that fuels growth and innovation. Using smaller suppliers encourages new and diverse ways of thinking, mitigating the risk of your business getting stuck in old, familiar patterns. Find out how standards could help build strong, long-term relationships and delivering significant value.
Engaging global staff to build a resilient cybersecurity culture
No organization is immune to attack, as demonstrated by recent incidents that have left large financial institutions, healthcare groups, mobile carriers and even intelligence agencies compromised. Find out how standards could help build a resilient cybersecurity culture in your organization.