In 2019, Ekopet JSC introduced a quality management system. After the leadership of the company made the decision to start the certification procedure, a management system certification body was selected that has worldwide recognition - Bureau Veritas, founded in 1828 and is the world leader in testing, inspection and certification. In mid-July, leading experts of Bureau Veritas Certification Rus conducted a certification audit of the quality management system of Ecopat JSC. According to its results, a positive decision was made to issue a certificate confirming the compliance of the quality management system with the requirements of the international standard ISO 9001: 2015. Certification of a quality management system defines common rules and standards regarding the quality management of an enterprise. A fundamental principle is customer focus. The task of the QMS is not to control a single process or procedure. It is to minimize management and production errors. Obtaining a certificate confirming compliance of business processes with the current ISO 9001: 2015 standard is a recognition of the professionalism of management, a high level of technical equipment, and compliance with legislation in the field of safety and environmental protection. The implementation of the QMS and further adherence to the requirements of the standard result in the growth of a consumer audience, access to new sales markets, expansion of production capabilities, positive results of prequalification of the largest companies (both in the Russian and foreign markets), participation in government tenders.
The integrated management system of Ekopet JSC has confirmed its compliance with the requirements of international standards - ISO 14001: 2015 (environmental management) and ISO 45001: 2018 (occupational health and safety). In December 2019, the certification audit of the enterprise was carried out by leading specialists of Bureau Veritas Certification Rus founded in 1828, which is a world leader in the field of testing, inspection and certification. CEO of Ekopet JSC Alexander Anikeev: “The decision to introduce an integrated management system was determined by understanding of its role in the sustainable development of the enterprise. That being said, we set the task to involve all employees in the process. We have provided evidence that our activities comply not only with the international standard requirements in the field of quality introduced in July 2019, but also with the international standards requirements in the field of ecology, occupational health and safety. After passing the certification, the company obtains effective tools to improve its own management system. Following the implemented standards will allow the Company to effectively use the available resources, minimize possible injuries and emergencies, as well as increase the environmental safety of production”. Extensive work has been carried out to assess risks in the field of environmental and industrial safety, as well as labor protection. Based on the results of the analysis, the process management principles applied in the company were supplemented and systematized in accordance with the requirements of international standards. Ekopet JSC is not planning to be satisfied with what has already been achieved, and will keep gaining efficiency of the Company’s integrated management system, as well as introducing other international standards related to the Company's activities.