Schneider Electric Solar Business keeps making news, this time receiving the 2014 Award of Excellence for a multi-site management system from BSI Canada, a division of the world’s first National Standards Body and is a founding member of the International Organization of Standardization (ISO).
For this award, nominees were evaluated based on criteria that included audit performances, quality management systems, and business results. The Solar Business of Schneider Electric has a worldwide multisite management system involving five sites in four countries (Canada, USA, France and India). Three of these five sites are ISO-9001:2008 certified, and another is additionally certified to ISO-14001:2004, as well as OHSAS18001:2007.
Schneider Electric’s management system ensures that processes and procedures are efficient, effective, well documented, and followed by employees. In addition, continuous improvement activities are performed to improve processes and procedures to drive business success. The business has gone through immense transformation in the last four years. Schneider Electric’s multi-site management system was found to be robust and continually improving in all areas, with employees consistently following defined processes.
— Solar Builder magazine