ISO 22301:2012 business continuity management system

ISO 22301 is a standard for a management system to adhere to for business disruptions. The requirements aim to help companies reduce the likelihood of interruptions while also preparing for and responding to them when they arise. A business continuity management system certified to ISO 22301 means the organization:

ISO 22301 was initially introduced in 2012 and revised in 2019. While many of ISO’s recent revisions have had major changes from previous versions, the 2019 version is very similar to the 2012 one. It has fewer mandatory documents, less prescriptive requirements and new guidelines regarding planning changes to the BCMS. Businesses have until October 31, 2022, to transition to the 2019 version.


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