Tap on QUEST Funding to Implement Standards for Energy Management or Greenhouse Gas Accounting

February 8, 2012 by  
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If your company is interested to implement standards for energy management or greenhouse gas accounting, you can tap on government funding from SPRING Singapore under the QUEST programme.

SPRING Singapore is the national standards body in Singapore, and has introduced the Quality for Enterprises through Standards (QUEST) programme last year.

QUEST provides grants for companies to implement standards in emerging areas, and encourages companies to use standards to enhance their productivity and competitiveness. Read more

Introducing ISO 26000 – Guidance on Social Responsibility

March 16, 2011 by  
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The latest International Standard ISO 26000:2010 – Guidance on Social Responsibility, was launched yesterday by SPRING Singapore at a seminar to introduce the new standard to the business community.

What is ISO 26000

ISO 26000 provides social responsibility guidance for all types of organisations, such as MNCs and big corporations, SMEs, non-governmental organisations and government agencies.

As the world moves towards an age of radical transparency, organisations and stakeholders become increasingly aware of the need for socially and environmentally responsible behaviour. ISO 26000 is thus a timely and relevant guide to help organisations understand what social responsibility is and what they need to do to operate in a socially responsible way. Read more