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International energy standard revised to reflect current industry insight

BSI, the business standards company, has revised the original global standard for energy management systems, BS EN ISO 50001: 2018, at a time when organisations of all sizes are facing increased pressure to cut their energy use and have an ...

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BSI updates standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems for commercial buildings

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems. The standard, BS 5839-1:2017, covers the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around commercial buildings. ...

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BSI launches diversity and inclusion standard

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new standard for employers to provide guidance for good practice on valuing their employees through diversity and inclusion. The standard, BS 76005 Valuing people through diversity and inclusion – code of practice ...

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BSI launches sustainable procurement guidance

BSI, the business standards company, has launched the new ISO 20400:2017 Sustainable procurement – Guidance, designed to help organisations meet their sustainability responsibilities. ISO 20400 outlines what sustainable procurement is and how organisations can implement sustainable procurement practically across supply chains. ...

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BSI revises fire safety standard for commercial buildings

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS 9999:2017 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings – Code of practice. The revised standard is intended to provide good practice to safeguard the lives of building occupants and ...

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How important are benchmarking and self assessment for FM suppliers?

Striving for recognition internally, as well as externally, sets suppliers apart. The desire to continuously improve business standards, customer retention and service offering is central to any core business decision made by facilities suppliers. Nicki Stewart, head of facilities supplies ...

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