12
Responsible Consumption and Production
Sustainable Development Goal

12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Reducing our environmental impact, promoting the use of renewable sources of energy and encouraging responsible purchasing decisions are just some of the ways that ISO standards contribute to sustainable consumption and production.

Working towards these goals, ISO 20400, Sustainable procurement – Guidance, helps organizations incorporate sustainability into their procurement function. ISO has also developed standards for environmental labelling within the ISO 14020 series. These provide guiding principles for the development and use of environmental labels and self-declarations, as well as preparing for third-party certification programmes, which help validate environmental claims and thus encourage consumers to make better choices.

In addition, work is underway on a new standard for sustainable development and social responsibility in the agri-food sector. Sustainability is also highly relevant when it comes to construction. ISO 15392, Sustainability in building construction – General principles, identifies and establishes general principles for sustainability in buildings and other construction works throughout their whole life cycle, from inception to end of life. Also supporting sustainable lifestyle choices, ISO 20245, Crossborder trade of second-hand goods, establishes minimum screening criteria for goods traded between countries, helping to drive this alternative consumption pattern by reducing waste and environmental impact.

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89 standards contributing to SDG 12

Standard and/or project Sector TC
IWA 19:2017
Guidance principles for the sustainable management of secondary metals
ISO/TMBG
ISO 3046-1:2002
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Performance -- Part 1: Declarations of power, fuel and lubricating oil consumptions, and test methods -- Additional requirements for engines for general use
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 3046-3:2006
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Performance -- Part 3: Test measurements
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 3046-4:2009
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Performance -- Part 4: Speed governing
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 3046-5:2001
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Performance -- Part 5: Torsional vibrations
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 3046-6:1990
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Performance -- Part 6: Overspeed protection
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO/NP 3046-6 [Under development]
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Performance -- Part 6: Overspeed protection
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 6798:1995
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Measurement of emitted airborne noise -- Engineering method and survey method
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 7986:1997
Hydraulic fluid power -- Sealing devices -- Standard test methods to assess the performance of seals used in oil hydraulic reciprocating applications
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 131/SC 7
ISO 8317:2015
Child-resistant packaging -- Requirements and testing procedures for reclosable packages
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 3
ISO 8528-1:2018
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 1: Application, ratings and performance
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-2:2018
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 2: Engines
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-3:2005
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 3: Alternating current generators for generating sets
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-4:2005
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 4: Controlgear and switchgear
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-5:2013
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 5: Generating sets
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-6:2005
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 6: Test methods
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-7:2017
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 7: Technical declarations for specification and design
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-8:2016
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 8: Requirements and tests for low-power generating sets
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-9:2017
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 9: Measurement and evaluation of mechanical vibrations
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 8528-12:1997
Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets -- Part 12: Emergency power supply to safety services
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 9001:2015
Quality management systems -- Requirements
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176/SC 2
ISO 10210:2012
Plastics -- Methods for the preparation of samples for biodegradation testing of plastic materials
Non-metallic materials ISO/TC 61/SC 14
ISO 11102-1:1997
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Handle starting equipment -- Part 1: Safety requirements and tests
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 11102-2:1997
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Handle starting equipment -- Part 2: Method of testing the angle of disengagement
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 13065:2015
Sustainability criteria for bioenergy
ISO/TMBG
ISO 13127:2012
Packaging -- Child resistant packaging -- Mechanical test methods for reclosable child resistant packaging systems
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 3
ISO/IEC 13273-1:2015
Energy efficiency and renewable energy sources -- Common international terminology -- Part 1: Energy efficiency
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO/IEC 13273-2:2015
Energy efficiency and renewable energy sources -- Common international terminology -- Part 2: Renewable energy sources
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 13332:2000
Reciprocating internal combustion engines -- Test code for the measurement of structure-borne noise emitted from high-speed and medium-speed reciprocating internal combustion engines measured at the engine feet
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 70
ISO 13579-11:2017
Industrial furnaces and associated processing equipment -- Method of measuring energy balance and calculating energy efficiency -- Part 11: Evaluation of various kinds of efficiency
Mechanical engineering ISO/TC 244
ISO/TS 13811:2015
Tourism and related services -- Guidelines on developing environmental specifications for accommodation establishments
Services ISO/TC 228
ISO 14001:2015
Environmental management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 207/SC 1
ISO/CD 14053 [Under development]
Environmental Management -- Material flow cost accounting -- guidance for practical application in the SME sector
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 207
ISO 14080:2018
Greenhouse gas management and related activities -- Framework and principles for methodologies on climate actions
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 207/SC 7
ISO 14375:2018
Child-resistant non-reclosable packaging for pharmaceutical products -- Requirements and testing
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 3
ISO 14404-1:2013
Calculation method of carbon dioxide emission intensity from iron and steel production -- Part 1: Steel plant with blast furnace
Ores and metals ISO/TC 17
ISO 14404-2:2013
Calculation method of carbon dioxide emission intensity from iron and steel production -- Part 2: Steel plant with electric arc furnace (EAF)
Ores and metals ISO/TC 17
ISO 14404-3:2017
Calculation method of carbon dioxide emission intensity from iron and steel production -- Part 3: Steel plant with electric arc furnace (EAF) and coal-based or gas-based direct reduction iron (DRI) facility
Ores and metals ISO/TC 17
ISO 15270:2008
Plastics -- Guidelines for the recovery and recycling of plastics waste
Non-metallic materials ISO/TC 61/SC 14
ISO 16128-1:2016
Guidelines on technical definitions and criteria for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and products -- Part 1: Definitions for ingredients
Health, medicine and laboratory equipment ISO/TC 217
ISO 16128-2:2017
Cosmetics -- Guidelines on technical definitions and criteria for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients -- Part 2: Criteria for ingredients and products
Health, medicine and laboratory equipment ISO/TC 217
ISO 17741:2016
General technical rules for measurement, calculation and verification of energy savings of projects
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 17742:2015
Energy efficiency and savings calculation for countries, regions and cities
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 17743:2016
Energy savings -- Definition of a methodological framework applicable to calculation and reporting on energy savings
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 18065:2015
Tourism and related services -- Tourist services for public use provided by Natural Protected Areas Authorities -- Requirements
Services ISO/TC 228
ISO 18400-104 [Under development]
Soil quality -- Sampling -- Part 104: Strategies
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 190/SC 2
ISO 18400-202 [Under development]
Soil quality -- Sampling -- Part 202: Preliminary investigations
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 190/SC 2
ISO 18400-203 [Under development]
Soil quality -- Sampling -- Part 203: Investigation of potentially contaminated sites
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 190/SC 2
ISO 18400-204:2017
Soil quality -- Sampling -- Part 204: Guidance on sampling of soil gas
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 190/SC 2
ISO 18601:2013
Packaging and the environment -- General requirements for the use of ISO standards in the field of packaging and the environment
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 4
ISO 18602:2013
Packaging and the environment -- Optimization of the packaging system
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 4
ISO 18603:2013
Packaging and the environment -- Reuse
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 4
ISO 18604:2013
Packaging and the environment -- Material recycling
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 4
ISO 18605:2013
Packaging and the environment -- Energy recovery
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 4
ISO 18606:2013
Packaging and the environment -- Organic recycling
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 4
ISO 19867-1:2018
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Harmonized laboratory test protocols -- Part 1: Standard test sequence for emissions and performance, safety and durability
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/TR 19867-3 [Under development]
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Harmonized laboratory test protocols -- Part 3: Voluntary performance targets for cookstoves based on laboratory testing
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/DIS 19869 [Under development]
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Guidance on field testing methods for cookstoves
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/NP TR 19915 [Under development]
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Guidelines for social impact assessment
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO 20121:2012
Event sustainability management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
ISO/TMBG
ISO 20400:2017
Sustainable procurement -- Guidance
ISO/TMBG
ISO/FDIS 21041 [Under development]
Guidance on unit pricing
Services ISO/PC 294
ISO 21067-2:2015
Packaging -- Vocabulary -- Part 2: Packaging and the environment terms
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 4
ISO/TR 21276:2018
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Vocabulary
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/IEC CD 21836 [Under development]
Information Technology -- Data Centres -- Server Energy Effectiveness Metric
Information technology, graphics and photography ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39
ISO/CD 21896 [Under development]
Paper, pulp, and recycling - Decolouration test of dye coloured paper products and paper products printed using dye inks
Non-metallic materials ISO/TC 6
ISO/NP 22095 [Under development]
Chain of custody -- General terminology, concepts, requirements and guidance
Business management and innovation ISO/PC 308
ISO/WD 22450 [Under development]
Rare earth -- Elements Recycling --Communication formats for providing recycling information on rare earth elements in by-products and industrial wastes
Ores and metals ISO/TC 298
ISO/WD 22451 [Under development]
Rare earth -- Elements recycling -- Measurement method of rare earth elements in by-products and industrial wastes
Ores and metals ISO/TC 298
ISO/WD 22453 [Under development]
Rare earth -- Elements recycling -- Method for the exchange of information of rare earth elements in by-products and industrial wastes
Ores and metals ISO/TC 298
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 28862:2018
Packaging -- Child-resistant packaging -- Requirements and testing procedures for non-reclosable packages for non-pharmaceutical products
Freight, packaging and distribution ISO/TC 122/SC 3
ISO/IEC 30134-3:2016
Information technology -- Data centres -- Key performance indicators -- Part 3: Renewable energy factor (REF)
Information technology, graphics and photography ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39
ISO/IEC 30134-4:2017
Information technology -- Data centres -- Key performance indicators -- Part 4: IT Equipment Energy Efficiency for servers (ITEEsv)
Information technology, graphics and photography ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39
ISO/IEC 30134-5:2017
Information technology -- Data centres -- Key performance indicators -- Part 5: IT Equipment Utilization for servers (ITEUsv)
Information technology, graphics and photography ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39
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/TS 34700:2016
Animal welfare management -- General requirements and guidance for organizations in the food supply chain
Food and agriculture ISO/TC 34
ISO 37101:2016
Sustainable development in communities -- Management system for sustainable development -- Requirements with guidance for use
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO/FDIS 38200 [Under development]
Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products
Sustainability and environment ISO/PC 287
ISO 39001:2012
Road traffic safety (RTS) management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Transport ISO/TC 241
ISO 50001:2018
Energy management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 50002:2014
Energy audits -- Requirements with guidance for use
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 50003:2014
Energy management systems -- Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of energy management systems
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 50004:2014
Energy management systems -- Guidance for the implementation, maintenance and improvement of an energy management system
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 50006:2014
Energy management systems -- Measuring energy performance using energy baselines (EnB) and energy performance indicators (EnPI) -- General principles and guidance
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 50007:2017
Energy services -- Guidelines for the assessment and improvement of the energy service to users
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 50015:2014
Energy management systems -- Measurement and verification of energy performance of organizations -- General principles and guidance
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 50047:2016
Energy savings -- Determination of energy savings in organizations
Energy ISO/TC 301
ISO 52000-1:2017
Energy performance of buildings -- Overarching EPB assessment -- Part 1: General framework and procedures
Building and construction ISO/TC 163