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Scope

Standardization in the field of Circular Economy to develop frameworks, guidance, supporting tools and requirements for the implementation of activities of all involved organizations, to maximize the contribution to Sustainable Development.

Excluded:

  • Aspects of Circular Economy already covered by existing committees.
Note: In parallel, the ISO TC 323 works in cooperation with existing committees on subjects that may support Circular Economy.

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4

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 323

72

Participating members

11

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 323/CAG Chairman's Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 323/WG 1 Terminology, principles, frameworks and management system standard Working group
ISO/TC 323/WG 2 Practical approaches to develop and implement Circular Economy Working group
ISO/TC 323/WG 3 Measuring and assessing circularity Working group
ISO/TC 323/WG 4 Circular Economy in practice: experience feedback Working group

 

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee

Reference Title
ISO/TC 207/SC 5/JWG 14 Joint ISO/TC 207/SC 5 - ISO/TC 323 WG: Secondary materials

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 323

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 323:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 20 Aircraft and space vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO
ISO/TC 71/SC 8 Environmental management for concrete and concrete structures ISO
ISO/TC 122/SC 4 Packaging and the environment ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 5 Life cycle assessment ISO
ISO/TC 251 Asset management ISO
ISO/TC 268 Sustainable cities and communities ISO
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO
ISO/TC 322 Sustainable finance ISO
ISO/TC 324 Sharing economy ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 323

ISO/TC 323 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
ISO/TC 176 Quality management and quality assurance ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management 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 3 Environmental labelling ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 4 Environmental performance evaluation ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 5 Life cycle assessment ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 268 Sustainable cities and communities ISO
ISO/TC 279 Innovation management ISO
ISO/TC 301 Energy management and energy savings ISO
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO
ISO/TC 324 Sharing economy ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
ANEC European Association for the Co-ordination of Consumer Representation in Standardization A
ECOS (Environment) Environmental Coalition on Standards A
EMF The Ellen MacArthur Foundation A
EWF European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting A
GRI Global Reporting Initiative A
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization A
WBCSD World Business Council for Sustainable Development A
World Steel Association World Steel Association A

ISO/TC 323 - Secretariat

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