ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is theworld's
and publisher of
of the national standards institutes of
, one member per country, with a CentralSecretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates thesystem.
ISO is a
that forms abridge between the public and private sectors. On the onehand, many of its member institutes are part of thegovernmental structure of their countries, or are mandated bytheir government. On the other hand, other members havetheir roots uniquely in the private sector, having been set upby national partnerships of industry associations.
herefore, ISO enables a
to be reached onsolutions that meet both the requirements of business and
the broader needs of society