Anti-Corruption Certification

To get certified

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Type of standard:

  • Management system standard
  • Terms of reference define requirements to be met by organizations for certification


  • The Anti-Bribery Management System (ISO 37001) was published in 2016


  • Private organizations: the company at large, a business unit or a subsidiary
  • Public organizations: administration, service, political party…
  • Not-for-profit organizations: NGOs, charities, foundations, associations…


  • Assesses an organization’s anti-bribery management system: how it is designed, implemented, controlled and improved
  • It does not address: fraud, cartels, money laundering….
  • Program design and implementation is audited:
    • at the headquarters
    • in a sample of locations where the operations are conducted

Report content:

  • A detailed report of the organization’s Anti-Bribery Management System
  • A list of findings identifying non-conformities, observations…

Validity of the certification process:

  • The audit process and certificate award follow the ISO/IEC 17021-1 & 9 rules applicable to certification bodies
  • The certification process is under accreditation and might be controlled by an accreditation body

Certificate awarding:

  • The Technical Committee verifies that certification requirements are fulfilled and awards the certificate
  • The company receives an “ISO 37001 Certificate” by ETHIC Intelligence

Certificate’s validity period:

  • 3 years

Surveillance audits:

  • Every year with a (limited) in-situ audit

Why choose this certification:

  • To prove the strength of the organization's Anti-Bribery Program to stakeholders, authorities, employees and the public using an internationally recognized system.
  • To protect the organization’s brand and reputation.




Why is ETHIC Intelligence the best choice for your organization’s certification?

  • ETHIC Intelligence participated in the drafting of the ISO 37001 standard
  • ETHIC Intelligence’s auditors have a unique expertise in anti-corruption programs
  • ETHIC Intelligence abides by the highest professional standards including the ISO/IEC 17021-1 & 9 applicable to certification bodies