It provides a framework for management of quality, safety & health, environment and business systems, by defining efficient working practices and effective controls. The group management system is independently certified to ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 by BSI.
Entities within the group also hold various accreditations by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), and other similar national bodies worldwide, for scopes of activity applicable to the services provided.
LRQA entities are recognised globally by numerous national administrations and also hold specific approvals for various EC directives.
LRQA is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and is committed to the ten principles on human rights, labour standards, environment and anti-corruption as critical for capturing long-term value.
LRQA is committed to ensuring that these principles are reflected in our business strategy, day-to day operations, organisational culture, sphere of influence and relationships with suppliers. LRQA's Code of Ethics and whistle-blowing policy help us to ensure compliance with legislation including requirements that neither slavery nor human trafficking (Safeguarding against modern slavery) should take place within our business or supply chain. All our employees and contractors are required to comply with our anti-bribery and anti-corruption policy.