What We Do


Find out what we do and how we
can help you

Raising Standards, Reducing Risk & Respecting Human Rights


We raise private security standards, helping organisations reduce risk and improve due diligence in their security supply chain. We strive to ensure that human rights and the International Code of Conduct are respected by private security providers in the environments where they operate. We work with our Member & Affiliate Companies to achieve this through:

Capacity building

Capacity building

We offer training and guidance to our Member & Affiliate Companies on Code implementation.

Monitoring

Monitoring

We monitor Member & Affiliate Companies through field visits, self-assessments, media monitoring and our Civil society network on the ground.

Certification

Certification

We certify Member companies to the Code.

Handling complaints

Handling complaints

We handle complaints against Member & Affiliate Companies

Capacity Building


We work with our Member & Affiliate Companies to build their capacity and ability to meet the highest internationally recognised standards. We drive our Member & Affiliate Companies to continually improve their operations through:

Tailored Feedback

Tailored Feedback

Guidance

Guidance

Expert meetings

Expert meetings

Networking

Networking

The Association provides thought-leadership at the nexus of human rights and responsible security.

Monitoring


We ensure that our Member & Affiliate Companies are complying with the Code and continually improving their operations through:

Remote tracking

Remote tracking

Our active civil society network

Our active civil society network

Mandatory reporting

Mandatory reporting

In person site visits

In person site visits

ICoCA Certification - The Gold Standard in Security Due Diligence


Being ICoCA Certified provides assurance that the company’s operations and procedures comply with the Code. As part of their due diligence, clients across all sectors now require ICoCA Certification in the selection of their private security providers.

Due diligence

Due diligence

Compliance

Compliance

Self-assessment

Self-assessment

Continual improvement

Continual improvement

Complaints


We handle complaints submitted to the Association alleging violations of the Code by Member & Affiliate Companies. We work with the concerned parties to ensure that there is access to a grievance mechanism that offers effective remedy.