8
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Sustainable Development Goal

8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

International Standards, by their very nature, promote economic growth by setting a common language and internationally agreed specifications that can be applied in the development of national and international regulation.

A product of best practice and consensus, they are also essential tools for reducing barriers to international trade, a contribution that is acknowledged in the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade.

In addition, ISO also has many specific standards that promote decent work, not least ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements with guidance for use, designed to help companies and organizations worldwide protect the health and safety of the people who work for them.

Another barrier to economic growth is bribery, which can have a negative impact on employment opportunities. ISO 37001 on anti-bribery management systems contributes to economic prosperity by helping organizations fight bribery and promote an anti-bribery culture.

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59 standards contributing to SDG 8

Standard and/or project Sector TC
IWA 28:2018
Faecal sludge treatment units -- Energy independent, prefabricated, community-scale resource-recovery units -- Safety and performance
ISO/TMBG
ISO 6826:1997
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Fire protection
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 9004:2018
Quality management -- Quality of an organization -- Guidance to achieve sustained success
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 2
ISO 10001:2018
Quality management -- Customer satisfaction -- Guidelines for codes of conduct for organizations
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 3
ISO 10002:2018
Quality management -- Customer satisfaction -- Guidelines for complaints handling in organizations
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 3
ISO 10003:2018
Quality management -- Customer satisfaction -- Guidelines for dispute resolution external to organizations
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 3
ISO 10008:2013
Quality management -- Customer satisfaction -- Guidelines for business-to-consumer electronic commerce transactions
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 3
ISO/NP 10014 [Under development]
Quality management -- Guidelines for realizing financial and economic benefits
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 3
ISO/CD 10015 [Under development]
Quality management -- Guidelines for competence management and training
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 3
ISO/AWI 10018 [Under development]
Quality management -- Guidelines for people engagement
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 3
ISO 12100:2010
Safety of machinery -- General principles for design -- Risk assessment and risk reduction
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 199
ISO 13009:2015
Tourism and related services -- Requirements and recommendations for beach operation
Services ISO/TC 228
ISO 13065:2015
Sustainability criteria for bioenergy
ISO/TMBG
ISO 14001:2015
Environmental management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 207/SC 1
ISO/CD 14030-1 [Under development]
Green bonds -- Environmental performance of nominated projects and assets
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 207/SC 4
ISO/NP 14097 [Under development]
Framework and principles for assessing and reporting investments and financing activities related to climate change
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 207/SC 7
ISO 17351:2013
Packaging -- Braille on packaging for medicinal products
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122
ISO 19011:2018
Guidelines for auditing management systems
ISO/TMBG
ISO 20121:2012
Event sustainability management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
ISO/TMBG
ISO 20400:2017
Sustainable procurement -- Guidance
ISO/TMBG
ISO 20581:2016
Workplace air -- General requirements for the performance of procedures for the measurement of chemical agents
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 146/SC 2
ISO/DIS 21416 [Under development]
Recreational diving services -- Requirements and guidance on sustainable practices in recreational diving
Services ISO/TC 228
ISO/DIS 21417 [Under development]
Recreational diving services -- Requirements for training on environmental awareness for recreational divers
Services ISO/TC 228
ISO/CD 21902 [Under development]
Tourism and related services -- Accessible tourism for all -- Requirements and recommendations
Services ISO/TC 228
ISO/WD 22095 [Under development]
Chain of custody -- General terminology, concepts, requirements and guidance
Business management and innovation ISO/PC 308
ISO 22301:2012
Societal security -- Business continuity management systems -- Requirements
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 22716:2007
Cosmetics -- Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) -- Guidelines on Good Manufacturing Practices
Health, medicine and laboratory equipment ISO/TC 217
ISO/DTS 26030 [Under development]
Sustainable development and social responsibility -- Guidance for using ISO 26000:2010 in the food chain
Food and agriculture ISO/TC 34
ISO 28000:2007
Specification for security management systems for the supply chain
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 28001:2007
Security management systems for the supply chain -- Best practices for implementing supply chain security, assessments and plans -- Requirements and guidance
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 28002:2011
Security management systems for the supply chain -- Development of resilience in the supply chain -- Requirements with guidance for use
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 28003:2007
Security management systems for the supply chain -- Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of supply chain security management systems
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 28004-1:2007
Security management systems for the supply chain -- Guidelines for the implementation of ISO 28000 -- Part 1: General principles
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 29993:2017
Learning services outside formal education -- Service requirements
Services ISO/TC 232
ISO 30000:2009
Ships and marine technology -- Ship recycling management systems -- Specifications for management systems for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling facilities
Transport ISO/TC 8
ISO 30002:2012
Ships and marine technology -- Ship recycling management systems -- Guidelines for selection of ship recyclers (and pro forma contract)
Transport ISO/TC 8
ISO 30003:2009
Ships and marine technology -- Ship recycling management systems -- Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of ship recycling management
Transport ISO/TC 8
ISO 30004:2012
Ships and marine technology -- Ship recycling management systems -- Guidelines for the implementation of ISO 30000
Transport ISO/TC 8
ISO 30005:2012
Ships and marine technology -- Ship recycling management systems -- Information control for hazardous materials in the manufacturing chain of shipbuilding and ship operations
Transport ISO/TC 8
ISO 30006:2010
Ship recycling management systems -- Diagrams to show the location of hazardous materials onboard ships
Transport ISO/TC 8
ISO 30007:2010
Ships and marine technology -- Measures to prevent asbestos emission and exposure during ship recycling
Transport ISO/TC 8
ISO 30500:2018
Non-sewered sanitation systems -- Prefabricated integrated treatment units -- General safety and performance requirements for design and testing
Sustainability and environment ISO/PC 305
ISO 31000:2018
Risk management -- Guidelines
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 262
ISO 34101-1 [Under development]
Sustainable and traceable cocoa -- Part 1: Requirements for cocoa sustainability management systems
Food and agriculture ISO/TC 34/SC 18
ISO 37001:2016
Anti-bribery management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 309
ISO 37101:2016
Sustainable development in communities -- Management system for sustainable development -- Requirements with guidance for use
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO 37120:2018
Sustainable cities and communities -- Indicators for city services and quality of life
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO/DIS 37122 [Under development]
Sustainable cities and communities -- Indicators for smart cities
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO/DIS 37123 [Under development]
Sustainable cities and communities -- Indicators for resilient cities
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO 38200 [Under development]
Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products
Sustainability and environment ISO/PC 287
ISO 45001:2018
Occupational health and safety management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 283
ISO/FDIS 53001 [Under development]
Quality management systems -- Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001 in local government
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176
ISO/DTS 54001 [Under development]
Quality management systems -- Particular requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2008 for electoral organizations at all levels of government
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176
ISO 55000:2014
Asset management -- Overview, principles and terminology
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 251
ISO 55001:2014
Asset management -- Management systems -- Requirements
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 251
ISO 55002 [Under development]
Asset management -- Management systems -- Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 251
ISO 55002:2014
Asset management -- Management systems -- Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 251
ISO/AWI TS 55010 [Under development]
Guidance on alignment of asset management, finance and accounting
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 251
ISO/AWI 55011 [Under development]
Guidance on the development of government asset management policy
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 251