We're ISO, the International Organization for Standardization. We develop and publish International Standards.

A young boy dressed in business suit and tie wears a homemade jetpack and flying goggles raises his arms in the afternoon sun while running to take off into the air on an outcropping above the surf in California. This young entrepreneur is ready to take his new business to new heights.
ISO Foresight Trend Report
Discover future opportunities for International Standardization.
Register now
ISO Annual Meeting 2022
The keystone event in the ISO calendar featuring thematic sessions, networking opportunities, the ISO General Assembly and related governance meetings.

Looking to get certified?

ISO doesn’t provide certification or conformity assessment. You’ll need to contact an external certification body for that.

Read more about certification and how to find a certification body.

ISO Store

Are you looking to buy an ISO Standard?

Visit our store 

Some of our most popular standards >

Discover them all 

Latest news

Keeping our firefighters safe
Firefighters would do anything to protect the community they serve, but it’s important that they also take the necessary steps to protect themselves. 
Standards development harnesses the power of online collaboration
Together with the IEC, we're changing the way in which experts come together to create standards. OSD programme manager Julie Suter tells us about the latest developments in standards collaboration.
The new project-based economy
More businesses are harnessing the power of projects to drive social and economic benefits. Standards get practical about the future of work. 
Small businesses: keeping up with today’s economy
To be strong, resilient and fit for the future, MSMEs are encouraged to uphold the highest standards. 

All news >