Do you know a committee that has great leadership, uses innovative approaches and promotes the involvement of developing countries?
Nominate it for the Lawrence D. Eicher Award.
The award recognizes excellence in technical work and is open to all ISO (and joint ISO/IEC) technical committees and subcommittees.
It was introduced in honour of Lawrence D. Eicher, ISO Secretary General from 1986 to 2002, who sadly passed away while still in office.
Winners of the award enjoy increased recognition for their work, both within and outside the ISO community. For example:
For more information about the award, including how to apply, please download the award brochure.
Nominations for the 2013 award are now open - download the nomination form.
Please send all nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org before 12 April, 2013, (please note: the original deadline of March 31 has been extended).
"Your nomination will help recognize and disseminate excellent practices in standardization. It will also draw attention to the well-deserved merit of colleagues. I cannot encourage the ISO community enough to get involved."Rob Steele, ISO Secretary General
In 2012, the LDE award was given to TC 242 for the development of ISO 50001, ISO's energy management system standard.