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Best in Resilience™ Certification

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Benefits of the Best in Resilience™ Program

The Certification

Best in Resilience™ Certification identifies organizations that meet and exceed the CEM Standards Framework™. Through the certification process, organizations:

  • Benchmark performance against industry peers, including areas of strength and opportunities for improvement
  • Improve planning, budgeting and resource allocation
  • Drive strong return on investment through targeted initiatives
  • Demonstrate a commitment to resilience instilling trust among employees, partners, customers, and investors
  • Recruit and retain top talent
  • Formalize recognition at the organizational level for global leadership in resilience
  • Reward individual achievement via employee certifications on professional profiles

Critical Event Management (CEM)

CEM success unlocks resilience. The Best in Resilience™ Certification program acknowledges the best in breed. A strong CEM program helps organizations:

  • Make better strategic data-driven decisions
  • Enable and protect revenue streams
  • Increase profitability through expense efficiencies
  • Drive operational improvements
  • Ensure consistent practices are applied globally
  • Automate intelligently
  • Bolster brand and reputation
  • Help keep people safe and operations running, faster™

All organizations completing the certification process have appreciated the rigorous assessment that compares them to others, identifies their strengths, and provides opportunities for improvement. 

- Thomas Crane, Senior Program Manager, Everbridge

Earn the Award

A Best in Resilience™ Certification award shows stakeholders that you’re a champion of rethinking and prioritizing resilience for now, next & beyond by implementing the CEM Standards Framework™.   Once you become certified, display the certification on your site and sales materials to let the world know you’ve earned it. Certification is available for these five CEM pillars:

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Best in Resilience™ Certification Improves Enterprise and Societal Resilience


Business Operations

Keep Business Running

Showcase the breadth and depth of your commitment to operational resilience, regardless of the threats you face.

  • Security
  • Business operations
  • Incident management
  • Crisis activation and task assignments

Manage supply chain efficiency to enhance your business’ resilience to critical events.

  • Identify suppliers, routes an stops
  • Automate threat identification
  • Automate threat response
  • Supply chain visualization

CEM Operations and Business

People Resilience

Provide Duty of Care

CEM protects everything organizations care about from anything they worry about.

  • Employee engagement
  • COVID-19 recovery
  • Wellness checks

Digital Operations

Protect IT Systems from Internal and External Threats

Validate your expertise by safeguarding your digital ecosystem in a rapidly changing business environment.

  • Major incident management
  • Application disruption
  • Infrastructure disruption
  • Cybersecurity
  • IT security operations

Smart Security

Automate Sensor and Device Response

Get recognized for how you applied advanced technology that adds value and interconnectivity, keeping your building secure and the people in it safe.  

  • Command center
  • Integrated security
  • IoT device control
  • IoT sensor integration
  • Alarm management

Public Safety

Build Secure and Resilient Communities

Quickly assess critical events, alert populations, mobilize available resources, and coordinate across multiple agencies to keep people safe.

  • Prepare: Proactively monitor and mitigate risks
  • Respond: Faster incident response and recovery
  • Communicate: Reach the right people, with the right message, at the right time
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