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RIMS-Certified Risk Management Program receives ANSI/ISO accreditation

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The RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional certification (RIMS-CRMP), is now the only certification program in the world to hold accredited status, RIMS announced in December 2017.

RIMS-CRMP received official accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ISO/IEC 1702:2012. ANSI accreditation signifies that the Institute recognizes the competence of RIMS to carry out certification activities in accordance with requirements defined in International Standards and confirms approval by government and peer review assessments.

The accreditation means that RIMS is the only risk management certification to currently have earned such status. In addition:

  • RIMS-CRMP conforms to international standards;
  • RIMS is one of the youngest programs to earn accreditation in any industry;
  • An independent third-party has evaluated and approved the certification program, its processes and procedures;
  • RIMS commitment to continuous quality reviews is solidified.

ISO is an independent, non-governmental organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. It is comprised of 162 member countries who are the national standards bodies around the world. The United States representative to ISO is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ISO has published more than 19,500 International Standards covering almost every industry, from technology and food safety to agriculture and healthcare.

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