Accreditations

The following accreditations have been awarded to the British Geological Survey.

Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS)

AGS logo

The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) is a non-profit making trade association established to improve the profile and quality of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering.

Athena Swan

AGS logo

BGS is pleased to announce its achievement of Bronze Athena Swan status. This is a scheme that recognises excellence in women's employment in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in UK higher education.


Investor in People

Investor in People

The Investors in People Standard is a business improvement tool designed to help organisations to improve performance and realise objectives through the management and development of their people. BGS has been recognised as an Investor in People since 1996.

ISO 14001:2015

BSI

The British Geological Survey (BGS) has achieved registration to ISO 14001:2015. BSi has provided the BGS with independent third party certification of its Environmental Management System at its Keyworth and Edinburgh offices.


Certificate No. EMS 80434

ISO 9001:2015

BSI

The British Geological Survey (BGS) has achieved registration to ISO 9001:2015 at its Keyworth, Edinburgh, Wallingford and Cardiff sites. The BSi has provided the BGS with independent third party certification of its Quality Management System and the interacting business processes across all its activities.


Certificate No. FS 71346

ISO 17025:2005

United Kingdom Accreditation Service

The BGS laboratories hold UKAS accreditation to ISO 17025:2005 for the chemical testing of a wide range of geological and environmental materials.

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Positive about disabled people

Positive about disabled people

In committing to the Disability Confident scheme, we strive to:

  • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • Communicate and promote vacancies
  • Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required

ISO 45001:2018

BSI

The British Geological Survey (BGS) has achieved registration to ISO 45001:2018 at its Keyworth site. BSi has provided the BGS with independent third party certification for the provision of geoscience research, services advice, field work and associated travel managed from the Keyworth facility.


Certificate No OHS 657611