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Economic benefits of Standards - ISO Methodology 2.0

This book explains how to use the ISO Methodology - a step-by-step way to quantitatively measure the economic benefits of standards.

The ISO Methodology is applied at the company level. It involves identifying the activities for which standards are used, and then investigating how these activities, supported by the use of standards, contribute to the creation of value for the company.

The ISO Methodology can be used by national standards bodies and other standards development organizations to measure the economic benefits of standards and therefore help raise the awareness of their positive impact.
Companies can apply the ISO Methodology to help understand better the impacts of standards on their activities and therefore improve performance.

Year of publication: 2013
Edition: 3

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Economic benefits of standards Volume 2

This ground-breaking book presents "The ISO Methodology to assess the economic benefits of standards" in action. It provides case studies from a variety of organizations of different sizes and from different sectors from the following countries: Cameroon, China, Egypt, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritius, Senegal and Sri Lanka.

Year of publication: 2012
Edition: 2

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Economic benefits of standards Volume 1

This ground-breaking book presents "The ISO Methodology to assess the economic benefits of standards" in action. It provides case studies from a variety of organizations of different sizes and from different sectors from the following countries: Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Botswana, South Africa and Germany.

Year of publication: 2011
Edition: 1

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Teaching Standards. Good practices for collaboration between National Standards Bodies and universities

This publication provides an overview of the key reasons why standardization should be part of university programmes and describes the approaches followed by universities in addressing standards-related topics in different disciplines providing a number of specific examples. It presents the various forms of cooperation between national standards bodies and universities and proposes a roadmap that national standards bodies can follow to develop or strengthen collaboration with universities highlighting key success factors and obstacles to be removed.

Year of publication: 2014
Edition: 1

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How to write standards - Tips for standards writers

This document is for people wanting to write clear, concise and user-friendly ISO International Standards and other Publications.

Year of publication: 2014
Edition: 2

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Guidance for ISO liaison organizations-Engaging stakeholders

This brochure aims to help liaison organizations in the continual improvement of the processes employed by ISO and its partners to develop International Standards that provide benefits for business, government and society.

Year of publication: 2011
Edition: 1

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Guidance for national standards bodies-Engaging stakeholders

This brochure aims to help national standards bodies in the continual improvement of the processes employed by ISO and its partners to develop International Standards that provide benefits for business, government and society.

Year of publication: 2011
Edition: 1

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ISO Code of Conduct for the technical work

This Code of Conduct (Code) is to facilitate ISO's work which is carried out in an international, multi-stakeholder, multi-sector environment. It applies to people who choose to participate in an ISO committee, working group or other consensus group. The Code is an obligation for participation in the above groups that work in the framework of the ISO/IEC Directives.

Year of publication: 2016

Building linkages for export success

This ISO/ITC handbook is designed for those in national standards bodies, trade promotion organizations and government agencies supporting international trade to show the advantages of closer collaboration to assist exporters in their country.

Year of publication: 2010
Edition: 1

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International standards and "private standards"

This brochure clarify the distinctions between international standards of the type developed by the ISO system, using well described and accepted principles and disciplines, and "private" standards developed by industry consortia and potentially other groupings.

Year of publication: 2010
Edition: 1

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Standards work on the Web: the ISO solutions

This publication is designed to help national standards bodies take advantage of the possibilities offered by information and communication technologies (ICT). It gives advice and guidance, suggests procedures and provides information on practical tools needed by NSBs to support their standardization activities and includes an overview of ISO eServices

Year of publication: 2009
Edition: 1

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Financing NSBs

Financial Sustainability for National Standards Bodies. This publication provide further information on activities, services and financing approaches for NSBs. Is the latest in a series of books developed by ISO targeting developing countries and transition economies.

Year of publication: 2010
Edition: 1

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My ISO job - What delegates and experts need to know

This brochure offers delegates and experts a quick reference to the ISO system and its processes.

Year of publication: 2014
Edition: 2

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Fast forward

This publication will help developing countries and countries with economies in transition make optimal use of national standardization infrastructure as a lever for economic development, trading capacity and support for consumer, social and environmental protection. User-friendly introduction and practical tool for people tasked with the establishment, upgrading and management of a national standards body. Prepared jointly by ISO and UNIDO.

Year of publication: 2013
Edition: 2

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Competition Law Guidelines for Participants in the ISO Standards Development Process

These guidelines establish a non-exclusive list of Do's and Don'ts that are intended to help participants in the ISO standards development, avoid infringing competition law.

Year of publication: 2015

Copyright, standards and the Internet

The purpose of this brochure is to help users and customers of ISO and IEC International Standards and their national versions to benefit form the new opportunities provided by the availability of standards over the Internet without falling into the traps of copyright infringement and abuse of intellectual properties.

Year of publication: 2007
Edition: 1

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Supporting stakeholders

The ISO Central Secretariat has implemented a new, fully reliable, cost-effective, automated service that allows ISO members to disseminate all types of ISO committee documents within minutes to their national stakeholders. This brochure describes how the service works and what ISO members need to do to implement it for the benefit of their stakeholders.

Year of publication: 2009
Edition: 1

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ISO policy on communication of committee work - Policy on communication of committee work to external parties and document retention

This brochure is for participants in the ISO standards development process who may be asked (e.g. by the media), or may wish on their own initiative (e.g. through social media), to share information with external parties about various aspects of committee work. This Policy has been developed for such external communications.

Year of publication: 2016
Edition: 1

International Classification for Standards (ICS)

Serves as a structure for catalogues of international, regional and national standards and other normative documents, and as a basis for standing-order systems.

Year of publication: 2005
Edition: 6

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Using and referencing ISO and IEC standards to support public policy

This document describes the advantages and benefits of using ISO and IEC International Standards to support policy initiatives, including referencing International Standards in legislation or regulation, as well as using them to support other kinds of public policy decisions or actions. It includes detail on methods of referencing and many examples. See also www.iso.org/policy.

Year of publication: 2014
Edition: 1

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ISO and IEC International Standards for policy makers

This leaflet summarizes the information found in the brochure "Using and referencing ISO and IEC standards to support public policy". It briefly describes the advantages and benefits of using ISO and IEC International Standards to support policy initiatives. See also www.iso.org/policy.

Year of publication: 2014
Edition: 1

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ISO Guides - adding value to International Standards

Guides provide advice to standards writers on how to deal with specific issues when drafting standards, or to national standards bodies on how to deal with issues specific to standardization principles. This short brochure explains what Guides are, who develops them, and where to find them.

Guidance on Twinning in ISO standards

Twinning is a partnership between a developing country ISO member and a developed country ISO member. It aims to improve the standardization infrastructure and capacities of the developing country member, to optimize the use of resources through increased cooperation, and to develop long-term strategic partnerships. This document provides guidance for ISO members about twinning.

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