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Meeting international standards and regulations has a crucial effect on an organizations success and profitability, regardless of industry. IBEC specializes in planning and implementing tactics to help reach these standards by providing simple and effective instructions. The multifaceted process of qualifying the needs of your target industry and reaching standards to meet these needs, can be very accessible with IBEC Inc’s easy to follow programs. 

 

Business Planning
  • Business plan preparation

  • Business model design

  • Pitch deck development

  • Market & competitor research and analysis

  • Business plan makeovers

  • Financial projections, analysis, and strategy

ISO Quality Management Systems 
 
  • ISO 9001 (Quality Management System): ISO 9001 is the most prominent Management System Standard. Since its debut over 30 years ago, this standard has been implemented by millions of organizations globally, and has helped ensure quality of service to consumers and stakeholders. The current version of the ISO 9001, introduced in 2008, focuses on all different aspects of an organization, ranging from customer focus and leadership, to System Approach to Management, and Continual improvement of the organization. This Standard is applicable to most industries and lack of possessing this standard could be detrimental to an organizations success. ​

  • ISO 50001 (Energy Management System): ISO 50001 was created in 2011 to monitor the level of Energy Efficiency within Organizations. Building on existing Standards, ISO 50001 outlines the requirements for an organization to use energy efficiently, leading to an overall reduction in energy cost and higher accountability to the environment. This Standard will monitor these matters on a long term basis, assuring the efficacy in use of energy, rather than dealing with isolated incidents of uneconomical energy use. ​

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  • ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System): ISO 14001 focuses on the impact of an organization on the environment. This Standard is set in place to ensure an organizations commitment to the environment by both minimizing the negative impacts of an operation on the environment as well as assuring the compliance of an organization with environmental laws and regulations. Implementation of this standard also helps organizations to improve on these matters and reduce their carbon footprint

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  • ISO 45001 (Occupational health and safety Management System): The burden of occupational injuries and diseases is significant, both for employers and the wider economy, resulting in losses from early retirements, staff absence and rising insurance premiums. To combat the problem, ISO has developed a new standard, ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems - Requirements, that will help organizations reduce this burden by providing a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer working conditions, all over the world. The standard was developed by a committee of occupational health and safety experts, and follows other generic management system approaches such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. It will take into account other International Standards in this area such as OHSAS 18001, the International Labour Organization's ILO-OSH Guidelines, various national standards and the ILO's international labour standards and conventions.

  • ISO 22000 (Food Safety Management Systems): ISO 22000 is derived from the ISO 9000 standards. The focus of ISO 22000 is any operations relating to the food industry. This Standard monitors all aspects of the food industry including but not limited to food processing, packaging, storage and distribution. The reasoning behind this Standard is that food-borne hazards may be introduced to the products at any point in the process. The implementation of this Standard will protect the consumers from food-borne hazards at consumption. ​

  • ISO 13485 (Quality Management System for the Medical Device Industry): Based on ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 13485:2003 is implemented to enhance the Risk Management of Medical Device manufacturers and services. These organizations need to comply with many requirements in addition to those of current standards to be able to operate in today’s market. 

  • ISO 27001 (Information Security Management System Standard): Most organizations possess some sort of information security system. However in many cases these systems are incomplete and unorganized to say the least. Implementation of ISO 27001 will give structure to these systems which cover many different aspects of information security including but not limited to monitoring the compliance of privacy laws and safeguarding against security breaches. In today’s information based economy, having a reliable Information Security Management system is a crucial requirement for conducting business. 

 
R2, RIOS, BAN e-Stewards
 
  • R2 (Responsible Recycling): Tailored towards recycling industries, R2 Standard focuses on the process of recycling to ensure the proper procedures of recycling material. This Standard focuses on both the environmental aspect of recycling as well as the security aspect of recycling electronic material. The implementation of this standard follows similar guidelines to ISO Standards. ​

  • RIOS (Recycling Industry Operating Standard): Created by The Institute of Scrap Recycling, RIOS creates a structured process for recycling plants. RIOS is comprised of Standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS tailored specifically towards Scrap Recycling Organizations.​

  • BAN e-Stewards (Environmental, Health and Safety Management Systems): Based on the standards of ISO 14001, Ban e-Stewards standard creates an operational plan for recycling and refurbishing electronic equipment.   

 
Environmental Assessment
 
  • Phase 1 Environmental Assessment: Phase 1 Environmental Assessment is recommended whenever an organization is buying either a commercial or industrial property, as well as purchasing vacant lands or any new residential development sites. The purpose of this assessment is to provide the organization with the true value of the site and to ensure that the site is not contaminated by any previous uses. This assessment is always recommended before accepting the title for any new property. ​

  • Phase 2 Environmental Assessment: Depending on the findings of Phase 1 Environmental Assessment, Phase 2 Environmental Assessment may be required. There are many reasons which may warrant a Phase 2 Assessment. A Phase 2 Assessment is usually required when there is presence of hazardous substances on the site which can be released into the property, the ground or the ground water, or surface water. Soil Assessments are also part of Phase 2 Environmental Assessment. ​

  • Asbestos consulting: Asbestos is considered one of the most common hazardous materials in buildings and has led to many asbestos related diseases and deaths. IBEC’s asbestos consulting program will help you identify an asbestos related problem, and implement a removal program, in both residential and commercial buildings.​

  • Mold consulting: Mold can grow in many environments such as the walls of your home or your business and can cause many short term and long term illnesses. IBEC’ s professional mold inspectors use state of the art technology to identify a problem and help eradicate the problem in a cost effective and timely manner. ​

  • Lead Abatement: Many structures built before 1978 used lead-based paint in their construction. IBEC’s lead abatement program helps remove lead-based paint hazards. The state or local governments can order lead abatement especially in structures where children are present. 

 
Food Safety
 
  • FSSC/FS 22000 (food Safety system Certification Standard): The FSSC 22000, also known as FS22000, is a standard specifically designed for food manufacturers that manufacture animal products, perishable goods and other foods with longer shelf lives. However this standard does not apply to pre-manufacturing stages such as slaughter houses. This standard is commonly required of manufacturers to if they intend to supply major food retailers. 

  • BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: This Standard is applicable to any food manufacturer or supplier that deals with the processing or packaging of open food. The newest version of this Standard focuses on matters such as hygiene and housekeeping. This standard also monitors compliance with other applicable Food Safety Standards. 

  • SQF (Safe, Quality Food): The SQF program is one of the most widely adopted programs in the food industry. This program ensures compliance with other Standards in the respective region and provides a piece of mind for suppliers and consumers alike. SQF also monitors the consistency of food quality from manufacturers. 

  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) Certification: HACCP risk management system follows the same guidelines as ISO 22000; however it may be implemented separately. Similar to ISO 22000, HACCP monitors physical, biological and chemical risks during the entire food processing operation. 

  • IFS (International Food Standard): The IFS monitors the processing, handling and packaging of food products to ensure uniformity of standards and evaluation systems globally. This Standard which was created in Germany, aims to promote comparability and transparency of food manufacturers worldwide, while striving for process efficiency. 

  • PACsecure: PACsecure is a Food Safety Standard based on the HACCP. This standard focuses on the packaging process of food products. Since the packaging material suggestions are voluntary based on HACCP, PACsecure creates a uniform guideline for packaging Standards. 

  • GlobalGAP: GlobalGAP Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Inspection Standard was created to increase the standards for production of fresh fruit and vegetables. Acquiring this Standard, demonstrates the organizations commitment to better quality produce. 

HSE oil and gas (HSE MS OGP forum guideline)
 
  • HSE Management System: HSE MS is a guideline created to improve the overall health, safety and environmental aspect of an organization. This guideline aims to achieve this by setting up a HSE program, ensuring client expectations are met and facilitating the interface of contractor’s activities with those of the company. 

 
5 S Organization Model
 
  • The 5S organization model: 5S was created based on 5 principles which optimize any process and make them more effective regardless of the industry. The name 5S came from the name of this 5 principles which all start with the letter S in Japanese. These principles focus on efficiency, sorting, maintaining and sustaining the model, to help improve the overall process in any organization. 

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