ISO 20121 certification is one of the most sought-after certificates today. ISO 20121:2012 is a management system standard that has been designed by International Organization for Standardization to address the management of sustainability throughout the entire event management cycle. The basic purpose of ISO 20121 is to help organizations in the events industry expand the sustainability of their event-related activities, products, and services. ISO 20121 certification is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations involved in the design and delivery of events in any geographical area, culture and society. It covers caterers, lighting and sound engineers, security companies, stage builders, and venues to independent event organizers and corporate and public sector event teams. ISO 20121 certification helps organizations to recognize their relationship with and impact on society and society's expectations of events. In simple terms, ISO 20121 certification will help any event-related organization to remain financially successful, turn out to be more socially responsible and decrease its environmental footprint as well. ISO 20121:2012 was last reviewed and confirmed in 2017. Therefore, this version remains current for certification purpose.
ISO 20121 certification can be taken alone with the help of our ISO 20121 Consultants or it can be taken with ISO 9001 (quality) or ISO 14001 (environmental) certification also. ISO 20121 event sustainability system can be easily integrated to an organization's existing quality or environmental management systems.
ISO 20121:2012 Certificate is issued by an ISO/IEC 17021-1 accredited Certification body, which is competent to provide such a certificate. The ISO 20121certificate for event sustainability management system is issued by the Certification body initially for a period of three years after successful completion of pre-assessment and registration (Final) assessment. Surveillance audits are conducted by the Certification body within the period of three years at the interval of six months, nine months or twelve months depending upon the nature and size of the organization. Upon completion of three years, renewal audit is conducted for the new cycle of three years and upon successful completion of such audit, ISO 18788 certificate is re-issued for further three years.
Punyam.com, a well-known ISO 20121 Certification Consultancy provider in India, is having a rich experience of system implementation and certification for various ISO standards across different types of organizations. Punyam helps its clients in implementing ISO 20121: 2012 system and achieving ISO 20121 certification through any stringent audits by accredited certification bodies. Our ISO 20121 certification consultancy involves mainly following steps: