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What is ISO 19600:2014 - CMS?

ISO 19600, Compliance Management Systems – Guidelines, is a compliance standard introduced by the International Organization for Standardisation in April 2014. As its title suggests, it operates as an advisory standard and is not used for accreditation or certification. 

ISO 19600:2014 provides guidance for establishing, developing, implementing, evaluating, maintaining, and improving an effective and responsive compliance management system within an organization.

The key topic areas covered are:

  • Understanding the scope and context of the compliance management system
  • Examining the crucial role played by the organization’s leadership
  • Understanding the origin of compliance obligations
  • Using compliance as a risk mitigation tool
  • How to establish compliance objectives
  • The use of training to raise awareness and embed a strong culture of compliance
  • How to develop effective communication and supporting documentation
  • Achieving organizational ownership of the compliance management system through the creation of management-led controls
  • How best to monitor the effectiveness of the compliance framework
  • What actions are necessary to ensure continual improvement of the compliance program.

Benefits of ISO 19600:2014 - CMS Certification

Build customer trust and loyalty

Create competitive advantage

Create competitive advantage that creates more efficiency while reducing risks

Create transparency

Create transparency while properly complying with all the laws

Improve standardization and uniformity

Understand how statutory and regulatory requirements impact your organization and its customers.

Implement a framework

Implement a framework for the identification of organizational risks associated with applicable legal requirements

Proven Business Credentials

Independent verification against a globally recognized industry standard speaks volumes.

Who can be certified ISO 19600:CMS?

The guidelines on Compliance Management Systems are applicable to all types of organizations. The extent of the application of these guidelines depends on the size, structure, nature, and complexity of the organization. ISO 19600:2014 is based on the principles of good governance, proportionality, transparency, and sustainability.

Manufacturing Companies

Service Sector


Drugs and Pharma


Government Organizations

Research Foundation


Shipping Industry





Textile and Apparels

Medical and Test Lab

Software Development

Document required for ISO 19600 CMS

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

Role of Shamkris and Process of ISO 19600 - Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain a certificate of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Time Frame



Day 1

GAP Analysis
Certification Body
Cost Estimates

Week 1

Developing Documents

Week 4

Implementing Management System

Week 8

Internal Audit

Week 10

Certification Body
N-C Closing

Week 12

Certificate Issued

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance


ISO 19600 provides guidelines for establishing, developing, implementing, managing, and improving a compliance management system within an organization.

Being certified against ISO 19600 helps you ensure that your organization is adhering to legal regulations and contractual obligations. You may also be able to evaluate the organization’s practices by ensuring that they are in line with specific ethical standards within the limitations of the laws.