Awards and recognition

As well as helping to set standards of excellence, we strive to embed excellence within our own organisation and aim to adopt industry best practice wherever we can*. From time to time, we are also independently recognised and rewarded for the work that we do.

Investors in People

Investors in People is the UK's leading people management standard. It specialises in transforming business performance through people. In 2012, we were awarded the Investor in People standard for the first time.


Superbrands® recognises trusted and strong brands throughout the world. In the UK, we have been recognised as a Business Superbrand every year since 2003 and our Kitemark since 2008.

Cathay Pacific China Business Awards

The Cathay Pacific China Business Awards scheme recognises and rewards UK and Ireland business dynamism and success in Hong Kong and China. BSI won the 2012 Continued Commitment Award.

*BSI's certification activities are accredited to BS EN ISO/IEC 17021, which includes accreditation compliance with ISO 9001 for all BSI's offices worldwide. Certification bodies are not permitted (by ISO/IEC 17021) to certify one another for their management system activities. However, BSI is continuing to implement compliance programmes for ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001, ISO/IEC 27001, and ISO 22301. BSI Standards and the Corporate Centre, which are not subject to this restriction, are certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and BS OHSAS 18001.