Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and over a century later is globally recognized as a champion of best practice. BSI is responsible for originating many of the world’s most commonly used management systems standards and publishes over 2,500 standards annually.  These standards address the most pressing issues of today from clear billing to energy management and disability access to nano-technology; spanning sectors including aerospace, construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. Our solutions and services improve performance and support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

At BSI, our mission is to share knowledge, innovation and best practice.  This isunderpinned by our role as the national standards body and through our prestigious Royal Charter.BSI Group believes in helping to build a world where consumers trust organizations to do the right thing, balancing the drive for profit with the needs of the planet and its people. 

It is a trusted agent of positive change, helping to establish trust between stakeholders in a more ecosystem-driven world, accelerating innovation and progress, and making the world a better place.

BSI works with 84,000 clients in 193 countries worldwide to help them adopt and cultivate the habits of best practices.

We have many varied partners. These include international standards bodies, such as International Standards Organization (ISO), and external consultants who help our clients and professional affiliations.

We have been assessed against internationally recognized standards and operate to the highest levels of quality and service. We are accredited by 20 local and international bodies.

Our commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 goals address the global challenges we face. They are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.We are committed to advancing all the SDGs; making a positive impact through our own actions and helping clients make sustainable choices.

We make our most significant contribution through Goal 17, Partnerships for the goals.

BSI’s activities focus on an additional six where we can have maximum impact.

BSI Focus
17Partnerships for the goals

 3 Good health and well-being

 7 Affordable and clean energy

8 Decent work and economic growth

 9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure

11 Sustainable cities and communities

12 Responsible consumption and production (link to this