Point-of-Purchase Advertising International (POPAI) is the only not-for-profit trade association exclusively dedicated to serving the interests of all those involved in retail marketing.

The organisation works to establish and maintain excellence in all aspects of retail marketing communications, raise standards of business practices and provide its membership with information to ensure its continued position as a vital part of the marketing mix.

A copy of our POPAI Certificate van be found on the link below:

WB POPAI Certificate

ISO 9001 and ISO 14001


ISO is the International Organization for Standardization, a worldwide organization with representatives from 157 countries.

Wilmot-Budgen has been certified to ISO 9001/14001 for the following scope: all operations on the Coulsdon site including the design and manufacture of printed point of sale assemblies and material using paper, board and plastics. Certification is subject to periodic surveillance and re-assessment. For further information regarding the validity of the certification please contact Print and Media Certification on info@printcertification.co.uk
Wilmot Budgen are proud to be independently certified as meeting the requirements of both ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) Standards. We are rigorously assessed annually by an independent auditor from PMC to check that we have maintained the appropriate procedures to support compliance with these two standards, which describe best practise in both quality and environmental management.

This gives our clients confidence that they are trading with a business which is:

  • well run and has effective procedures in place to provide a consistently high quality of service
  • carrying out regular evaluations to check compliance with all environmental legislation
  • working effectively to reduce its environmental impact
  • setting objectives for continual improvement

Copies of our ISO Certificates can be found on the following links:

WB 9001 Certificate
WB ISO 14001 Certificate

SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange)

Wilmot-Budgen is a member of SEDEX and we have regular SMETA 4 pillar audits to independently check that we are working to the highest ethical and environmental standards.

The intensive 2 day audit which includes privately interviewing a cross section of our staff covers: labour standards, health & safety, entitlement to work, subcontracting, environment and business ethics and a report is produced which we can allow our clients to view through the SEDEX website.

Our SEDEX reference is: ZC1081146

More details about SEDEX can be found on the following link:

SEDEX Global Website

Quality and Environmental Policy

We are committed to continually improve our quality of service and reduce our environmental impact through innovative design and more efficient manufacturing processes and through working proactively with both our clients and suppliers.

The successful maintenance of our combined Quality & Environmental Management System is essential in supporting the further development of both our internal processes and reputation.

I expect all staff to understand our specific responsibilities to ensure that we meet our client’s needs as well as suggesting ways that we can improve ours and their performance.

We will:

  • As a minimum comply with all legal requirements and other specific requirements of our clients and other stakeholders.
  • Prevent pollution through the use of processes, materials or energy to avoid, reduce or control our negative environmental impacts.
  • Set and monitor objectives which will improve our quality and environmental performance.

These objectives include:

  • To identify areas of WBs significant electricity & waste consumption and methods for reducing this consumption.
  • To continue to invest in our digital capability which will improve our quality of service and reduce our environmental impact.
  • To improve the quality of management information through the use of our management information system.

This policy will be communicated to all staff, those working on our behalf or any other interested parties.

Ken Budgen
22nd April 2016

 Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody


Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC ®) is an international not-for-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world’s forests. Its main tools for achieving this are standard setting, independent certification and labeling of forest products. This offers customers around the world the ability to choose products from socially and environmentally responsible forestry.

Wilmot Budgen have internal procedures in place to ensure that when requested and subject to availability, we can print the FSC Chain of Custody Label on client’s products to demonstrate that all the wood fibre has either been either recycled or sourced from responsibly managed forests which have meet the rigorous requirements of the FSC.
As for our ISO standards, we are also checked by an auditor from Control Union on behalf of FSC, annually to confirm that our procedures are working effectively to ensure that we are sourcing and managing our FSC Chain of Custody stock correctly.
Having the FSC label on your products is a great way to demonstrate that you care for the environment.

A copy of our FSC Certificate can be found on the following link:
FSC Certificate

WB FSC Certificate

 Carbon Smart Certification


Carbon Smart Certification is an ongoing sustainability programme that recognises and promotes businesses that have taken action to reduce their impact on the environment.

Wilmot Budgen are proud to have achieved the Carbon Smart Silver Standard for 2015. This certification demonstrates that we have taken clear, practical actions in order to reduce our carbon footprint and improve our environmental performance.

As a result of Carbon Smart, along with other environmental initiatives, we are continuing to make considerable progress in the following areas:

  • The installation of energy efficient technologies
  • The use of sustainable materials in production
  • Monitoring, measuring and analysis of our key environmental impacts
  • Waste Reduction

To see the range of industry-leading businesses choosing to provoke sustainable action through Carbon Smart

Health & Safety Policy Statement

Our policy is, as far as is reasonably practicable, to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for all our employees, and to provide such information, training and supervision as they need for this purpose.

We are committed to the prevention of injury and ill health and we shall comply with all health and safety legislation and other requirements that are applicable to our business. We shall do this by complying with the OHSAS 18001 management system standard which shall ensure continual improvement is promoted within our health and safety management system. Objectives and targets to work towards will be set by top management and which shall be reviewed and updated periodically.

Importantly, we shall ensure health and safety duties are clearly allocated to cover all areas of our business and that there is sufficient representation among the workforce. General health and safety rules shall be established that are applicable and communicated to all persons undertaking work on our behalf. We also accept our responsibility for the health and safety of other people including visitors and contractors who may be affected by our activities.

The policy and rules will be kept up-to-date and will be revised every year to ensure they remain relevant to our business, particularly as the business changes in nature and size

Michael Budgen
August 2016

Anti-Slavery & Child Labour Policy

Details of our policy can be found in the link below:
Anti-Slavery Policy

ETI Base Code

Details of our code can be found in the link below:
ETI Base Code