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ISO 26000 – how to contribute to sustainable development

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.

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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:

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? tries to answer some of these questions.

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