How ISOs Standards contribute to a sustainable world brochure available

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has produced a brochure that provides a concise overview of how ISO's technical programme, which has so far produced more than 17,400 international Standards, contributes to a sustainable world.

The brochure explains how ISO Standards contribute to the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, environmental, and social. The brochure, How ISO's technical programme and Standards contribute to a sustainable world, is downloadable in two parts:

The future

Because sustainability is so important, ISO has established general principles to guide ISO committees that wish to develop a Standard dealing with sustainable development. The principles are outlined in the brochure.

ISO Standards are available from Standards New Zealand. We provide a prompt service and can help with the research into which Standards you need. Simply contact us by email enquiries@standards.co.nz, phone 0800 782 632, fax 04 498 5994, or mail: Private Bag 2439, Wellington 6140.

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