ISO – A Global System Updated January 2012 163 national members 5 000 people 98% of world GNI 97% of world population Over 600 Collection of 19 023 organizations in ISO Standards liaison Customer 1 208 standards produced Vision Internal in 2011 Financial & Process Strategy 215 active TCs Central 3 335 technical Learning Growth Secretariat bodies in Geneva 100 000 experts 151 FTE staff
Organizations shifting views on sustainability…From … To …•An add-on •Core to strategy•Compliance driven •Innovation focussed / transformative•Value protection •Value creation•Boring – manage risks •Exciting – new opportunities•Issue only for the future •A current concern with long-term impact•Only about environment •About creating a sustainable future•Philanthropic / moral obligation •Core issue reflecting values•Challenge / obstacle •Opportunity•A rich country luxury •A developed & developing country imperative
Vast range of ISO subjects - responding to global needs … 2008 2010 − Industrial furnaces & equipment − Asset management − Network services billing − Natural gas fuelling stations − Road traffic safety mgt systems − Pigments, dyestuffs & extenders − Product recall − Safety amusement rides and devices − Consumer product safety − Treated wastewater re-use for irrigation − Cross border trade of − Biogas second-hand goods − Energy savings − Anti-counterfeiting tools − Energy management 2011 − Project, programme & portfolio mgt 2009 − Additive manufacturing − Fraud countermeasures and controls − Facilities management − Traditional Chinese medicine − Outsourcing − Sustainability in event mgt − Risk management − Energy efficiency & renewable − Bionics sources terminology − Fireworks − Sustainability criteria for bioenergy − Coal bed methane − Carbon capture and storage 2012 − Railway applications − Sustainable development in communities
Different TYPES of InternationalStandards supporting progress to a SocialGreen Economy and Sustainable responsibilityDevelopment ISO 26000 Core subjects Conformity Assessment Practices: test, inspect, certify ... Water quality, metering, treatment Energy services management ISO 50001 GHG measurement ISO 14064/65 Plastics composting and biodegradation measurement
Leveraging market forcesto support SD & Green Economy ISO 26000 providing Guidance on CASCO toolbox providing global Social Responsibility of allconfidence in certification, testing, organizations inspection, accreditation Energy Management ISO 50001, Food safety, quality and good Industrial Furnaces, Pumps, Airagricultural practice (ISO 22000 Compressors efficiency/ series) calculationEnvironmental management, LCA, Sustainable construction, Environmental labelling (ISO Sustainable Business Districts + 14000 EMS series) proposed Global City Indicators & Smart City Infrastructures GHG management, verification, measurement and new TC 265 Carbon capture and storage Bio-energy sustainability criteria (ISO/WD 13065)
A framework for sustainability• ISO 26000, Guidance on social responsibility• Published Nov 2010• 436 participating experts, 195 observers from 99 countries• 42 intl organizations in liaison• Awareness and training for developing countries - 37 reg/intl workshops, - 10 national events - 3800 participants• More than 26’000 formal international comments addressed during development
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