How to get certified

Certification creates trust

The certification audits of Austrian Standards are exclusively conducted by experienced specialists in the field of compliance management – for example, corporate lawyers and certified accountants.

Certification offers you competitive advantages in the national and international market:

  • It facilitates your participation in call for tenders as well as access to international finance.
  • It provides independent proof of the effectiveness of your CMS.
  • It reduces the risk of prosecution for your organization and its officers.
  • It protects and safeguards the reputation of your organization.

The route to the certification of your compliance management system

route to Fair Business Compliance Certificate

The route to the certification of your compliance management system

You can have your CMS certified according to the International Standards ISO 19600 and/or ISO 37001. Compliance management systems fulfilling the criteria of ISO 19600 are also in conformity with ONR 192050.

  1. Application:
    You define the scope of your CMS (sites, business segments, etc.).
  2. Audit – level 1:
    Assessment of certification maturity: Based on your application, the certification body evaluates whether the technical requirements are met and whether your organization is ready for the certification audit.
  3. Audit – level 2:
    Certification audit: The implementation of the standardized requirements and the effectiveness of the CMS are assessed in a comprehensive on-site audit.
  4. After steps 2 and 3 are completed successfully, the certificate is issued authorizing you to use the marking "FairBusiness® Compliance Certificate".
  5. To maintain your certificate, annual surveillance audits are carried out.
  6. Re-certification audits are carried out every three years to demonstrate the sustained and continuous quality of the compliance management system.

Here you can download the certification scheme (PDF).