It establishes the requirements and provides guidance for the design, implementation, control, and continuous improvement of an anti-bribery management system. It is designed to help an organization prevent, detect, and respond to bribery incidents and comply with anti-bribery laws and voluntary commitments applicable to its activities.
The standard addresses bribery in both public and private sectors, covering bribery by organizations, personnel within an organization, and direct or indirect bribery.
ISO 37001 does not specifically address fraud, cartels, and other offenses related to monopolies/competition, money laundering, or activities associated with corrupt practices. However, an organization may choose to extend the scope of its management system to include such activities.
The requirements of ISO 37001 apply to all organizations, regardless of their type, size, and nature of activities, whether in the public, private, or non-profit sector