All organisations seeking FISP certification must demonstrate how the three pillars of sustainability and the global sustainable development goals are embedded within their organisation.
FISP is an independently certified sustainability programme, supported by an annual audit to assess compliance with the FISP scheme and for certified members to demonstrate the improvements they have achieved.
Section 1 is compulsory, requiring companies to demonstrate that the environmental policy is appropriate to the scope of their business and reflective of the environmental impacts. There is also a requirement to show that adequate legal registers are in place to ensure compliance with environmental as well as health and safety legislation.
Sections 2 and 3 of the audit allow organisation to select the categories most appropriate to their own business.
Section 2 examines the environmental performance of the business, with FISP members needing to complete at least 6 of the 9 options that are available.
Section 3 addresses social and economic criteria. There are currently six options with a minimum of
four selected for assessment. An additional section on health and wellbeing will be added in the