ISO 26000

ISO 26000 Support Network is launched

The new ISO 26000 Support Network (SN) will have its first constitutional meeting October 28th in Bali, the day before the International Open Forum on ISO 26000 takes place at the same venue (http://iof2018.cfcd-indonesia.or.id/). This first meeting of The ISO 26000 Support Network is open to all ISO 26000 stakeholders provided that you register Read more…

ISO 26000

The ISO 26000 PPO is disbanded

After eight years of promoting ISO 26000 the two ISO member bodies Sweden (SIS) and Brazil (ABNT) disbanded the ISO 26000 Post Publication Organization mid July 2018. The decision was a simple budget issue: stakeholders gladly invest in developing new things but are less keen on maintaining existing things.Without new Read more…

ISO 26000

IWA 26 communication plan

IWA 26 is an ISO-deliverable that aims at helping users of ISO 26000 and users of ISO-management system standards understand each other a bit better. During the final plenary of the workshop a draft communication plan was initiated and it has now been finalized. It gives a good summary of Read more…

ISO 26000

Not using ISO 26000? It is OK!

Some are not using ISO 26000 and that is OK In a recent interview in a Swedish sustainability magazine a couple of companies stated ‘We are not using ISO 26000 because taking societal responsibility and solving societal challenges in a way that benefits the company can not be standardized’ It Read more…

ISO 26000

ISO will decide Dec 2, 2017!

Systematic review 2017  First ballot results: 11 member countries voted Confirm (keep as it is) 12 member countries voted Revise (update/change) 7 countries Abstained. Result: 52 % (12/23) in favor of REVISE. Single majority, but a weak indication. As for previous systematic review, ISO 26000 PPO discussed the technical comments Read more…

ISO 26000

Will ISO 26000 be revised or not?

The 2017 systematic review ballot extended ! 30 ISO country members voted: 12 in favor of updating ISO 26000:2010, 11 against revision and 7 abstained. The advisory ISO 26000 PPO interpreted the comments received with the weak majority in favor of revising the standard, and recommended ISO TMB to initiate Read more…

ISO 26000

PPO Recommendation to ISO TMB 2017

The ISO 26000 Post Publication Organization has after analyzing the 2016/17 systematic review/survey to ISO member countries and having consulted with the 30+ strong stakeholder advisory group sent the following recommendation to ISO Technical Management Board (TMB): A revision of ISO 26000:2010 is needed: Revision exclusively limited to updating and Read more…

ISO 26000

Systematic review meeting

PPO Secretariat met with the stakeholder advisory group on the topic “What do we recommend ISO to do based on the results of the systematic review 2017?” The ISO member countries voted 11 CONFIRM (keep as it is) and 12 REVISE (update/change) with an additional 7 abstentions which are noted. Read more…