Our history

We're the world's first Standards Body and founding member of ISO. Since 1901, BSI has been helping organizations across the globe improve and capture best practice. 
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About BSI

BSI enables people and organizations to perform better. We share knowledge, innovation and best practice to make excellence a habit – all over the world, every day.

For more than a century we have been challenging mediocrity and complacency to help embed excellence into the way people and products work. That means showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. As a global leader in helping organizations improve, our clients range from high profile brands to small, local companies in 193 countries worldwide.

Our clients choose us:

  • For our unique client management structure
  • For our expertise
  • For our integrity
  • Because we are performance minded
  • For our expert assessors