Standardization in the field of Biodiversity to develop principles, framework, requirements, guidance and supporting tools in a holistic and global approach for all organizations, to enhance their contribution to Sustainable Development.

TC 331 Biodiversity will work closely with related committees (e.g. ISO/TC 190 Soil quality, ISO/TC 147 Water quality, ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology, ISO/TC 34 Food products) in order to identify standardization needs and gaps, and collaborate with other organizations to avoid duplications and overlapping standardization activities.

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Participating members


Observing members

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 331/AHG 2 Measurement, data, monitoring and assessment Working group
ISO/TC 331/AHG 3 Restoration, conservation and protection Working group
ISO/TC 331/AHG 4 Organisations, strategies and sustainable use Working group
ISO/TC 331/CAG Chairman’s Advisory Group Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 331

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 331:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 190 Soil quality ISO
ISO/TC 322 Sustainable finance ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
ECOS (Environment) Environmental Coalition on Standards A
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature A
PEFC Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
4-8 April 2022 Virtual ISO/TC 331  

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** Provisional

ISO/TC 331 - Secretariat

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