Benefits of International Standards

International Standards bring technological, financial and societal benefits. They help to harmonize technical stipulation of products and services making industry more competent and breaking down barriers to international trade. Conformity to International Standards helps relieve consumers that products are safe, efficient and good for the environment.

Benefits of standards: the ISO Materials

ISO has developed materials describing the economic and social benefits of principles, the ISO Materials. They are intended to be collective with decision makers and stakeholders as concrete examples of the value of standards.

Facts and figures about the benefits of standards

The repository of studies on economic and social benefits of standards provides a forthcoming of the approaches and results of the studies undertaken by different authors, such as national and international standards bodies, research institutes, universities and other international agencies.