Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

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What is IBSO?

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IBSO stands for International Businesses Standards Organization. It is basically a business rating organization which provides ethical and evaluative standards for public as well as private institutions, which are the firms and companies involved in international trade and finance.

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When was International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO) founded?

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International Businesses Standards Organization was founded in 2011 by entrepreneur, electronics professional and business & economics journalist Konstantin Krinski and Avi Markovich; FaceBook application developer, computer science engineer & networking expert.

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Who funds the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO)?

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IBSO is a self-funded organization. All financial and organizational support is currently funded only from internal resources of IBSO.

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What is the aim of IBSO?

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IBSO stands to achieve sustainable development around the world through developing partnerships with national as well as international institutions, companies and NGO’s. IBSO also supports a peaceful and sustainable global development through the strengthening of international trade and the worldwide economic integration.

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Is IBSO affiliated with the UN?

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Yes, IBSO is affiliated with the United Nations Global Compact and is also an active participant of the same. IBSO makes sure to integrate the core values of the UN in its daily activities.

Thematic Questions

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What is the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce?

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The Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce is a code of conduct and a minimal set of universal ethical principles for the whole of the international business community. This is project of the IBSO which is totally free of charge and lets the participating entrepreneurs and organizations to formally proclaim their commitment to promote sustainable and positive business practices with respect to social and environmental values.

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How long is the participation in Worldwide Charter project free? Are there any hidden costs, annual administrative fee or some submission or application renewal fees?

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The participation in Worldwide Charter is free for all times. We have no plans to change our approach: all the recognized the principles of the Worldwide Charter signatories should not pay any tax for striving to be fair in business dealings and their commitment to corporate social responsibility.

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We are – the educational organization (Academic College). Can we participate in the Worldwide Charter?

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Yes. It doesn't matter which type of business or organization you are: college, university, school, corporation, partnership, trust, LLC, sole proprietor or a nonprofit. You may participate in to the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce as long as your business/organization meets all eligibility criteria and its values and objectives are consistent with the main Charter Principles.

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How long does the registration process take, and when will I be able to use the Worldwide Charter signatory logo on my site?

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The right to use the signatory logo you will get immediately after your application will be accepted. If your submitted application is okay, and we have not any additional questions, the registration process on Signatory of Worldwide Charter normally takes from a few minutes to an hour.

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Will I receive confirmation of my registration?

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Yes, once we have processed your registration, you will get an email confirmation detailing your registration.

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How would you plan to take control under signatories’ compliance to the principles of the Charter?

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Yes, we often get asked this question. There are no legal or regulatory sanctions associated with the Charter. We do not ask for any special quarterly or annual "report of compliance" from participants of the Worldwide Charter. However, it is clear that a public declaration of support for the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce principles on one hand and a failure to comply with these principles on the other – could bring very severe consequences to a business's reputation.

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Is there a form to submit to your participated organization online catalogue a new address of my company website?

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You don't need any special form for it, just send us an email to office@standardizations.org and we’ll make all the necessary corrections

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What will the collected information be used for?

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Is the information collected by the site kept secure?

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