At BSI we create excellence by driving the success of our clients through standards. We help organizations to embed resilience, helping them to grow sustainably, adapt to change, and prosper for the long term. We make excellence a habit.
The Rise in Social Value
We all look at sustainability slightly differently. I guess akin to an inkblot test. While most of us associate it with environmental issues, as the debate matures at different scales, in companies, sectors, and regions of the world, so does our understanding of the action we need to take. Perhaps one of the reasons I find the role I play, as do we all, so compelling.
Helping luxury brands on the journey to authenticate sustainability
Today’s luxury brands know that they have a great deal to gain by acting in an exemplary manner when it comes to social responsibility and sustainability. But that doesn’t make the journey simple. International standards and best practice can be powerful allies and, as this blog post explains, brands should start by following four clear steps.
The Government's ‘Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution’ aims to tackle climate change challenges and help shift the UK’s economy to a sustainable focus. Whether supporting greenhouse gas (GHG) management, accelerating net zero energy migration or improving the sustainability of our food supply systems, standards will enable the optimal delivery of the 10-Point Plan.
Three essential ideas from Positive Luxury’s sustainability certification webinar
Positive Luxury was joined by Capitals Coalition and BSI for a webinar on the future of sustainability certification. Read what the panel of experts said about how brands can prepare for the future in a time of rapid change including the changing importance of sustainability in society, post-Covid opportunities, and advice to businesses starting their sustainability journey.
Introducing the new British Standard on social value
In a world-first, we’ve now published a standard on social value that’s designed to help organizations understand and enhance theirs. But what does that mean and why does it matter? This blog post attempts to explain more.
Trust is becoming a scarce commodity in modern supply chains. Consumers and businesses - are becoming ever more demanding. Governments are also reflecting this in ever-tightening regulatory requirements. Trust is also necessary to underpin quality, the security of supply and claims regarding sustainability.
From a linear to a circular model, sustainable resource management has never been more important
Our global economy is dominated by a linear model of ‘take, make, dispose’ approach to productions and consumption. This linear model is wasteful and grounded in short-term thinking. Read the article to learn more about the circular economy and how standards can help.
Which smart cities are leading the electric transport revolution?
Driven by the impact on climate change and public health, the electric transport revolution is here. We explore the innovations from global smart cities that are transforming the way people live, work and travel every day.