SIERRA ODC Private Limited, a Coimbatore based Software Development CompanySIERRA ODC Private Limited, a Coimbatore based Software Development Company, rated as the World’s 2nd Highest Ranking Green Building under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED NC v2009 rating system, and India’s Highest Ranking Green Building by IGBC Green New Building rating system, becomes one of the select few software companies in the world to achieve ISO 41001:2018 Facility Management System certification.
The organization’s commitment to maintaining excellent infrastructure and a facility management system that is compliant with international standards helped them achieve this coveted certification in July 2021. SIERRA is one of the first software companies in India to attain the USA’s United Accreditation Federation’s (UAF) facility management system certification and join the exclusive ranks of organizations that have demonstrated their dedication to higher standards of FM practices in their businesses.
ISO 41001:2018 is the first facility management system (FMS) standard published by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) that helps organizations demonstrate effective and efficient delivery of FM services that supports the organisation’s goals, consistently meet the needs of interested parties & applicable requirements and be sustainable in this globally competitive environment.
SIERRA’s ISO 41001:2018 certificate was issued by Gabriel Registrar, UAE, an international certification body accredited to UAF that provides ISO management system certification and other management standards to organisations globally.
The scope of the certification applies to The People, Place, Technologies, and Facility Management processes of SIERRA within the built environment utilized for Software Development & IT Services
SIERRA achieved this international standard by fully implementing all the requirements using their flagship product eFACiLiTY® Enterprise Facility Management Software (CAFM/IWMS), an excellent automation tool for the facility management domain, giving utmost confidence to clients implementing their product.
The need for a sound facilities management system gained momentum and evolved amidst the COVID-19 crisis with a host of new FM responsibilities & possibilities. It re-iterated the need to alter the way facilities were managed and services are delivered to remain safe, operational, and available as the pandemic plays out. Hence, the FMS accreditation certifies that SIERRA has processes in place complying with the highest international standards for a facility management system that is designed to encourage optimum utilization of resources and systems.
SIERRA has achieved many certifications and accreditations for its consistent commitment to quality and it is continuing to establish more standards for its software development centre. As a part of their workplace re-entry strategies to ensure workforce safety, and to evaluate & follow safety measures against the global COVID-19 pandemic with international standards, they attained LEED Arc Re-Entry certification. The company has also registered with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for WELL V2™ (WELL Building Standard), the premier global framework for occupant health & well-being in buildings and is in the process of certifying their software development centre for the same.