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Scope

Standardization in the field of Sustainable Cities and Communities will include the development of requirements, frameworks, guidance and supporting techniques and tools related to the achievement of sustainable development considering smartness and resilience, to help all Cities and Communities and their interested parties in both rural and urban areas become more sustainable.

Note: TC 268 will contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals through its standardization work.

The proposed series of International Standards will encourage the development and implementation of holistic and integrated approaches to sustainable development and sustainability.

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8

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 4 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 268

14

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 7 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 268

34

Participating members

23

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 268/SC 1 Smart community infrastructures Sub committee
ISO/TC 268/CAG 1 Chairman Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 268/TG 1 Awareness-raising, communication and promotion Working group
ISO/TC 268/WG 1 Management System Standards Working group
ISO/TC 268/WG 2 City indicators Working group
ISO/TC 268/WG 3 City anatomy and sustainability terms Working group
ISO/TC 268/WG 4 Strategies for smart cities and communities Working group

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/CASCO/JWG 50 Joint ISO/CASCO -ISO/ TC268 WG: ISO/IEC 17021-8 Competence requirements for auditing and certification of management systems of Sustainable development of cities and communities
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 268

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 268 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/PC 302 Guidelines for auditing management systems ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 2 Terminology and harmonization of languages ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 1 Environmental management systems ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 2 Environmental auditing and related environmental investigations ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 224 Service activities relating to drinking water supply systems and wastewater systems - Quality criteria of the service and performance indicators ISO
ISO/TC 228 Tourism and related services ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
ISO/TC 309 Governance of organizations ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 268

ISO/TC 268 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 59/SC 2 Terminology and harmonization of languages ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 2 Environmental auditing and related environmental investigations ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
ECOS (Europe) European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation A
FIDIC International Federation of Consulting Engineers A
GCIF Global City Indicators Facility A
ICLEI International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives A
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme A
UNISDR UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction A

Organizations in liaison (Category C and D)

C & D liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation D
RESIN RESIN - Climate resilient cities and infrastructures D

ISO/TC 268 - Secretariat

AFNOR France
Association française de normalisation
11 rue Francis de Pressensé
F-93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex
France

Tel: +33 1 41 62 80 00
Fax: +33 1 49 17 90 00

Secretariat direct:
M Etienne Cailleau