CBS is the world’s leading accredited certification body in relation energy management system certification, as we issued the world’s first accredited EN 16001 certificate in 2009. ISO 50001:2011 is a newly developed international standard for an energy management system (EnMS). ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems certification provides a framework for establishing energy management best practice to help organisations to improve their energy efficiency in a logical, controlled and systematic way. "The purpose of the International Standard ISO 50001 is to enable organisations to establish the systems and processes necessary to improve energy performance, including energy efficiency, use, and consumption." The energy standard specifies that an organisation must integrate an energy management system (enMS) within the organisation in conjunction with establishing and instigating an energy policy, objectives, targets, and action plans, which take into account legal requirements and information related to significant energy use. The energy standard is applicable to organisations both large and small, irrespective of geographical, cultural or social conditions. ISO 50001 has been structured to be aligned with other popular industry management system standards so it is possible integrate an energy management system (EnMS) with your existing management system(s). The company has operational experience in the EU, Africa and Asia in the energy management.