ABAC® Center of Excellence Sdn Bhd announced today that RM Leopad Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian-based group offering corrosion protection services for the energy industry, has successfully attained ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management System certification. Established to advance the local oil and gas services and equipment (OGSE) industry and transform Malaysia into a thriving regional hub for the sector. The Leopad group of companies provides services ranging from blasting & painting, insulation, passive fire protection, thermal spray application, refractory works, cathodic protection and scaffolding works, as well as other specialised services for the industry.
ABAC Certification conducted a comprehensive examination of RM Leopad’s anti-bribery policies and procedures, as per the directives laid out in ISO 37001:2016 ABMS and the local regulatory requirements, and has certified RM Leopad for complying with these requirements. “RM Leopad Sdn Bhd is very proud to achieve this ISO 37001:2016 certification,” said D.K. Guru, CEO of RM Leopad. “By this we have demonstrated that we are strongly committed to the highest standards of integrity and transparency in all our activities. This is a testimony of RM Leopad’s quest to incorporate this into our work culture both locally and internationally.”
Kanwal Zafar, Managing Director at ABAC®, announced the certification in a statement: “ABAC Certification is proud to certify RM Leopad for their commitment to ISO 37001’s anti-bribery and anti-corruption management standards.” Zafar said. “By implementing principles and procedures of ISO 37001:2016 ABMS, RM Leopad has demonstrated the highest level of compliance in preventing and detecting bribery.”
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Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption (ABAC®) Center of Excellence, powered by CRI Group, is an independent certification body established for Anti-Bribery Management System, providing ISO 37001 training and accredited certification. The ABAC® operates through its global network of certified ethics and compliance professionals, qualified auditors, financial and corporate investigators, certified fraud examiners, forensic analysts and accountants. To learn more about ABAC Certification, visit ABACgroup.com.
About ABAC® CoE
Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption (ABAC®) Center of Excellencewas created to educate, equip and support the world’s leading business organisations with the latest best-in-practice Anti-Corruption, Compliance, and Risk management System processes and procedures, providing a world-class evaluation of corporate compliance solutions to organisations seeking to validate or expand their existing compliance frameworks to maintain a competitive edge in the world marketplace. ABAC® CoE is an independent certification body that provides education and certification services for individuals and organisations on a wide range of disciplines and ISO standards, including:
- ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management- Guidelines;
- ISO 37000:2021 Governance of Organisations;
- ISO 37002:2021 Whistleblowing Management System;
- ISO 37301:2021 (formerly ISO 19600) Compliance Management system (CMS);
- Anti-Money Laundering (AML); and
- ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management Systems ABMS.
ABAC® offers a complete suite of solutions designed to help organisations mitigate the internal and external risks associated with operating in multi-jurisdiction and multi-cultural environments while assisting in the development of frameworks for strategic compliance programs. ABAC® is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS CB number: 10613) against ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and Certification of the scheme’s management systems of ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management Systems (ABMS). This makes ABAC® Certification the leading accreditated certification body specialising in global anti-bribery and anti-corruption, risk and compliance management system standards. ABAC® experts audit any existing compliance and anti-bribery anti-corruption management systems to assess effectiveness and vulnerabilities while ensuring your organisation complies with Internal Standards, FCPA, UK Bribery Act, Anti-Money Laundering regulations, and all other global, regional and local regulations while maintaining a competitive edge in the world marketplace.
ABAC® was established as an independent division of CRI® Group to provide training and certification services to businesses seeking to validate or expand their existing compliance frameworks by developing the latest in best-practice anti-corruption, due diligence processes and procedures necessary for pursuing and maintaining global third-party affiliations. ABAC® Center of Excellence offers a complete suite of solutions designed to help organisations mitigate internal and external risks.
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If you are seeking to validate or expand your existing compliance frameworks to maintain a competitive edge in the world marketplace, ABAC® can help you. Our experts audit your existing compliance and anti-bribery anti-corruption management systems to assess effectiveness and vulnerabilities while ensuring your organisation complies with Internal Standards, FCPA rules, UK Bribery Act laws, Anti-Money Laundering regulations, and all other global, regional and local regulations.