ISO 26000 – how to contribute to sustainable development

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ISO 26000 Guidance on Social Responsbility

The international standard was developed by 450+ experts from 99 countries and 50+ international organisations during 5 years. ln 2010, after close to 25 000 written comments from the experts had been resolved, the standard was published in consensus, 93 % in favor. The standard offers more than 400 recommendations to any company or organization that wants to improve its contribution to sustainable environmental, social, and economic development.

ISO 26000

ISO 26000 relates to other initiatives

ISO 26000 relates well to other major SR/CSR/Sustainability initiatives and there are detailed linkage documents available, for example:
O ISO 26000/UN Global Compact
O ISO 26000/Global Reporting Initiative G4
O ISO 26000/OECD Guidelines
for Multinational Enterprises
O ISO 26000/Integrated Reporting Fr
O ISO 26000/UN Sustainable Development Goals (summary
ISO brochure)
O ISO 26000/UN Sustainable Development Goals (in detail)

How is the standard ISO 26000 being used?

More than 80 countries have adopted ISO 26000 as a national standard and made it available to the national market. 20 more countries are in progress. What are some of the supporting initiatives? How does it relate to other standards?

This website is an attempt to compile ISO 26000 related information and the website is free to use without any restrictions. It is, however, up to the reader to verify the information before making references. All readers are invited to contribute with information and improvements.