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Copart achieves the triple crown of ISO standards

Global leader in online vehicle remarketing, Copart UK, has been awarded the ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard, their third ISO accreditation announced this year.

 

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ISO 31000 is a globally recognised standard which helps organisations to manage risk more effectively, boosting Health & Safety performance and minimising risk.

After an intensive five-day assessment, for which extensive evidence was required regarding Copart’s risk mitigation processes for all areas of the business, the accreditation was awarded no further actions required. 

As part of the assessment, Copart was audited on their corporate risk registers, risk assessments for all operational processes and their training programmes.

This new accreditation comes only weeks after they were awarded ISO 9001 Quality Management System and ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management standards.

Stephanie Barnard, Head of Performance Management, Quality & Audit, said:

“This has been a perfect opportunity for Copart to demonstrate the robust processes we have in place to proactively identify risk and protect our customers’ assets. It’s just another example of Copart’s commitment to continuous improvement across the whole business and this suite of ISO accreditations underpins the high-quality, seamless service our customers can expect to receive.”

Jane Pocock, UK Managing Director said: 

“Investment in these standards provides independent validation and reassurance to our customers that we will protect their assets at all times. I’m delighted we have achieved this trio of ISO accreditations, as it illustrates the market-leading standards at which we operate. We believe Copart are the only company within our industry to hold all three.”

To learn more about Copart UK, please visit www.copart.co.uk

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Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

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