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Development Bank of Japan uses accredited certification to assess loan premiums

Development Bank of Japan uses accredited certification to assess loan premiums

In Japan, the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) provide more attractive loan rates and discounted insurance premiums to commercial businesses that have taken steps to increase their resilience in case of emergency. The bank screens a number of metrics on business continuity, preparedness, and mitigation before setting loan premiums. The Bank recognises Accredited certification of a […]


247% return on ISO 50001 certification for Standard Bank

247% return on ISO 50001 certification for Standard Bank

The Standard Bank Global Leadership Centre became Africa’s first ISO50001 certified commercial facility. The rising cost of energy and growing consumption levels led the bank to seek ways of managing their energy performance. Accredited certification enable the business to improve its energy performance by 10.9%, leading to cost savings of $64,500. The cost to implement the […]


ISO 50001 reduces Mutua Madrileña costs by 7.5% per year

ISO 50001 reduces Mutua Madrileña costs by 7.5% per year

Mutua Madrileña, a large insurance and real-estate company, that adopted accredited certification to ISO 50001 to achieve greater resource efficiency. Since ISO 50001 implementation in March 2014, the business has reduced its environmental footprint by 21.9%, and lowered its electrical and gas consumption by 20.5% and 27.7% respectively. The total cost savings since implementation equate to […]


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