CICS, the management systems certification and sustainability assurance provider, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to certify DECC’s (Department of Energy and Climate Change) energy management system (EnMS) to ISO 50001.

Currently participating in the UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) pilot assessment programme for accreditation of certification of EnMS to ISO 50001, CICS is already carrying out certifications for clients.

Tim Watts, Operations Manager at CICS, says:

“We are extremely pleased to be awarded such a prestigious contract by a client who is committed to making continuous improvements in their energy performance.  It is encouraging to see a Government department adopt this relatively new management systems standard and we hope that it will prompt other organisations to do the same.

“The structured routine assessment we provide will ensure that DECC’s EnMS is maintained and monitored, thereby improving the effectiveness of both their system and their processes, leading to energy and cost reduction.”

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