Germany based Distributor obtains ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Certification
Speciality chemicals and formulated products distributor Bodo Möller Chemie GmbH (Offenbach am Main, Germany) has obtained anti-bribery certification according to ISO 37001. It is one of the few companies in the world to has obtained formal certification in this area of compliance by DQS CFS.
ISO 37001 is the first supranational standard for setting up an anti-bribery management system and operating it on an ongoing basis. The supranational and cross-sector policy provides instruments for preventing and uncovering potential corruption, as well as corresponding procedures for dealing with suspected corruption., the announcement said.
“Trust is a key element in the chemicals sector. This ISO standard is a global standard that reflects our understanding of permissible management practices,” says Frank Haug, CEO of Bodo Möller Chemie Group.
With sites in Europe, Africa, Asia and America, Bodo Möller Chemie is a leading applications expert and a supplier of speciality chemicals and high-performance adhesives, as well as other Epoxy-based products. The certification is valid for the German headquarters of the Bodo Möller Chemie Group and its subsidiaries throughout the world will likewise adapt their working practices to comply with ISO 37001.
“Over the last few years our corporate group has expanded to include numerous international subsidiaries. In addition to the long-standing working relationship with our many customers and partners, we also want to establish common standards such as ISO 37001 as a basis for a trusting business relationship,” Bodo Möller Chemie CEO Frank Haug is quoted saying. Even countries where the risk of corruption is high, such as Brazil, Iraq, China, Cameroon and India, agreed to the ISO standard. When working with ISO 37001-certified partners, global operators will benefit from clear guidelines for preventing unethical business practices, the statement said.
Source: Bodo Möller Chemie press release
HGE / DCG – 09.07.2018