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An integrated risk-based management systems approach to manage risk and enhance resilience in organizations and their supply chains
(Revision, consolidation, redesignation of ASIS SPC.1-2009 and ASIS/BSI BCM.01-2010)
Approved March 20, 2017
American National Standards Institute, Inc.
This Standard recognizes the complex risk landscape facing organizations and their supply chains requires an integrated, comprehensive and systematic risk-based approach for managing risks to enhance sustainability, survivability and resilience, as well as identify and pursue opportunities for improvements. The Standard emphasizes proactive risk and business management to support a process of prevention, protection, preparedness, readiness, mitigation, response, continuity and recovery from undesirable and disruptive events. This Standard provides a single integrated management system to eliminate “siloing” of risk, enabling an organization to more efficiently anticipate and plan for naturally, accidentally, or intentionally caused events, using a single management system standard.
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