Consistent, transparent, targeted. ISO standards have a lot in common with the principles of better regulation.
Developed through the consensus of globally established experts, regulators and governments count on ISO standards to help develop better regulation.
ISO standards provide a strong basis that can be applied in the development of national and international regulation.
Not only do they help save time, they are essential tools for reducing barriers to international trade.
ISO standards help policy makers to:
In addition, ISO standards are developed with the involvement of governments worldwide, ensuring the needs of policy makers are taken into account.
For more information about how standards support public policy see our dedicated website.