Why Top Management Must Lead the Way with Integrated Management Systems

Everything stands or falls on leadership. Enjoying the advantages of an integrated management system are no different. Find out why.
iso 45001

ISO 45001 – what you need to know

ISO 45001:2016 (Draft Internal Standard) The ISO 45001 International Management System Standard is being developed to replace the OHSAS 18001.  ISO 45001 is currently in draft form and has...
health and safety sentencing guideline

Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines

Understand the implications of the health and safety sentencing guidelines. The fine must be sufficiently substantial to have a real economic impact which will bring home to both management...
12 Feb 2016

How Green is your life? A profile on Malcolm Gray

Moneyweb, a South African financial “news and views” website, profiles Standards & Legal’s Malcolm Gray. The piece covers Malcolm’s pioneering career in environmental, social and corporate governance “ESG” as...

Eight misconceptions about legal registers

The truth is that a well-designed and organised legal platform is a joy for a layperson. Such a platform automates much of what lawyers do, and gives the answers...

When does a company need a legal register?

Firstly, what is a “legal register”? Before answering the the question “when does a company need a legal register? “It is important to ask the question “what is a legal...
30 Oct 2015

S&L selected for ALPHA exhibition at Web Summit, Dublin, 3 – 5 Nov

Web Summit is Europe’s largest Startup/Investor conference, and will be held in Dublin, Ireland from 3 – 5 November 2015. ALPHA is the startup exhibition, for which early stage...
From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder

From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder – How Sustainability can Drive Financial Outperformance

From the stockholder to the stakeholder From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder by The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University is an excellent review of academic...
Malcolm Gray Ex-Investec
1 Oct 2015

Malcolm Gray, Ex-Investec Global Head of ESG joins Standards & Legal

Cape Town, 1 October 2015: Standards & Legal has announced that Malcolm Gray will be joining the company from 1 October 2015 as a non-executive director. Gray has also...
sustainable development goals
25 Sep 2015

United Nations adopts the Sustainable Development Goals

  “We have a big, bold agenda before us – now we must work to make it real in people’s lives everywhere,” This was said by United Nations Secretary-General...

Standards & Legal becomes the latest PRI signatory

Today we became one of the 9 South African headquartered professional service provider signatories of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI). As a PRI Signatory, this is...
12 May 2015

Standards & Legal incorporates The Environmental Law Consultancy

In 2015, nearly 25 years on, a lot has changed at The Environmental Law Consultancy. We now deliver environmental, social and corporate governance (“ESG”) legal compliance and management system...