The website is maintained through an editorial board that consist of the individuals that has taken on this task without any reimbursement. Each member of the editorial board has unique networks related to the use of ISO 26000 in different sectors and regions of the world. The editorial board meets regularly and virtually to give advice before final consensus decisions by the editor. This advice applies the following principles of governance for this website:

  • is non-commercial and for non-profit
  • should as far as possible reflect use of ISO 26000 in both developed and emerging economies.
  • should as far as possible create value for all types of organizations and companies, be it micro, small, medium, or large, and in different sectors such as private, public, civil society.
  • should as far as possible create value to all relevant stakeholders, especially from the categories that were involved in developing ISO 26000: Industry, NGOs, Labour, Government, Consumer, Service/Support/Research/Others, and standardization professionals


The informal board members since 2016 will be contacted during Q2 2018 to formalize the Editorial Board. So far the confirmed members are:

Mr. Staffan Söderberg, Sweden, Editor of the site. Contact Staffan (LinkedIn)

Ms. Karla Guerrero, Mexico, social responsibility consultant with long experience in use of sustainability standards from ISO. Contact Karla (LinkedIn).

Mr. Jonathon Hanks, South Africa, has run training course on ISO 26000 for organisations across Africa and the MENA region. Former convenor of task group developing clause 4-5 of ISO 26000, and of the integrated drafting task group. Contact Jonathon (LinkedIn).

Mr. Pierre Mazeau, France, has applied ISO 26000 in many settings and knows the French context very well. Former convenor of task group developing clause 6 of ISO 26000. Contact Pierre (LinkedIn).

Mr. Martin Neureiter, Austria, has applied ISO 26000 in for example The Middle East and North Africa, GCC, and Eastern Europe. Former convenor of task group developing clause 7 of ISO 26000. Contact Martin (LinkedIn).

Information sources

The ISO members/National Standards Bodies are a primary information source. In addition, the individual members of the ISO 26000 Post Publication Organization advisory groups: the ISO26000 PPO SAG – Stakeholder Advisory Group (stakeholder representatives) and the ISO 26000 PPO NIN – NSB Information Network (Chairs and Secretaries 40+ national committees) are often contacted for information.