Step 4 – Certification Decision

Once you have reviewed your report, your auditor will send a summary audit report to the RJC. This includes the audit findings and the auditor's recommendation for issuing an RJC certificate.

We aim for the process to review your audit report and issue your certification to take two weeks, though if we have questions for your auditor on the report, it can take longer - please note that you need to receive and approve your audit report before your auditor will send it to the RJC
  • The RJC reviews the report for completeness and clarity, directing any questions to the auditor
  • Depending on the auditor's recommendation, the RJC will then issue you a certificate, which will be for one or three years
  • Your certificate will be issued with a unique certification number as well as RJC logos, for you to promote your certified status. The certified member logo looks like this:

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Code of Practices (COP)

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COP Self-Assessment

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COP Standards Guidance

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Risk Assessment Toolkit

Human Rights Due Diligence Toolkit

Assessment Manual

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Certification Handbook

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