What is the program about?

As a precursor to implementing a full management system in a given discipline, organizations generally define policies, commit resources and establish programs which demonstrates their commitment to excellent performance.

QSI offers a program to support organizations that wish to publicly demonstrate to stakeholders their performance commitment in the following disciplines:

  •  COVID-19 Protocols
  • Sustainable Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Social responsibility
  • Environment
  • Service Quality
  • Food safety
  • Occupational Health and Safety,
  • Anti Corruption,
  • Security of the information,
  • Administration of local governments,
  • Societal Protection and Security

What are the steps to achieve certification?

The evaluation is carried out through the following series of simple steps:

1. The organization completes the online application and makes the initial payment
2. QSI evaluates the organizations policies corresponding to the discipline or technical area
3. QSI verifies personnel training records pertaining to the corresponding discipline
4. QSI interviews the organizations staff via videoconferences
5. QSI evaluates pertinent projects or program activities, as appropriate
6. QSI verifies and closes-out corrective actions, as applicable
7. The organization makes the final payment
8. The Certificate is issued.

The Commitment Charter certificate is updated yearly via an online surveillance process.

To obtain a Certificate of Commitment to Excellent Performance for your organization please register relevant information about the specific discipline (s) to be evaluated, through the following portal www.qsicertifications.com.

Upon completing the required information, you will receive the corresponding fees and link to apply for certification.

What is the scope of the program?

#DisciplineGuiding Principles Standards – Reference Number and yearGuiding Principles Standards – Title
1COVID-19 ProtocolsISO/PAS 45005:2020Occupational health and safety management — General guidelines for safe working during the COVID-19 pandemic
2 Sustainable DevelopmentISO 37101:2016Sustainable development in communities — Management system for sustainable development — Requirements with guidance for use
3Good Manufacturing PracticesISO 22000 and ISO/TS 22002-1:2009 (Food)

ISO 22716:2007 (Cosmetics)

FDA 21 CFR (Pharmaceuticals)
Prerequisite programmes on food safety

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for cosmetics

Part 210 – Current Good Manufacturing Practice in manufacturing, processing, packing, or holding of drugs; general

Part 211 – Current Good Manufacturing Practice for finished pharmaceuticals

Part 212 – Current Good Manufacturing practice for positron emission tomography drugs
4Social ResponsibilityISO 26000:2010Guidelines on Social Responsibility
5CybersecurityISO/IEC 27017:2015Information technology — Security techniques — Code of practice for information security controls based on ISO/IEC 27002 for cloud services
6Quality and Customer SatisfactionISO 9001:2015Quality management system requirements
7Protection of personally identifiable information (PII)ISO 27018:2014Code of practice for protection of personally identifiable information (PII) in public clouds acting as PII processors
8Environment ProtectionISO 14001:2015Environmental Management Systems
9Occupational Health and SafetyISO 45001:2018Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
10Food SafetyISO 22000:2018 / FSSC 22000Food Safety Management Systems
11Anti-bribery ISO 37001:2016Anti-bribery management systems — Requirements with guidance for use

12Information SecurityISO 27001:2013Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management systems — Requirements
13Local Government AdministrationISO 18091:2014Quality management systems — Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001 in local government
14Societal Protection and SecurityISO 18788:2015

ISO/CD 22341
Management system for private security operations

Security and resilience — Protective security — Guidance for security and crime prevention by urban design and management