Printing & Publishing

The printed word is expanding as never before – not just on paper but in e-books, self-publishing schemes, blogs and more.

With opportunities – and challenges – for the printing and publishing industries, meeting international quality standards can help you secure contracts, and access new markets for your business.

What certifications are relevant for me?

More and more customers are looking for ethical publishing practices – and authors too.
Demonstrate your commitment to publishing with an environmental focus:

Interested in reduce your energy usages and costs associated with that?
New certification is coming in regarding energy management – find out more here:

How do you store manuscripts and ensure confidentiality of material up until publication date? What would happen to your business if your computer systems were compromised?

In commercial publishing, speed and efficiency of print runs can be crucial. Make sure your staff are working safely, and that your working environments are monitored:

Improve the wider working practices in your company, and demonstrate to clients the quality of your work:

If your supply chain includes trading in materials or services from abroad, or if working internationally, assess your shared working practices with current and potential partners: