International Organization for Standardization


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International Organization for Standardization

n
(Units) an association composed of representatives of several national standards bureaus, founded in London in 1947 and based in Geneva, Switzerland, that establishes and maintains international standards for units of measurements, clothes sizes, technical terminology, etc. Abbreviation: ISO

International Organization for Standardization

A worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 100 countries, one from each country. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a non-governmental organization, established to promote the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing cooperation in the spheres of intellectual, scientific, technological, and economic activity. ISO's work results in international agreements which are published as international standards. Also called ISO.
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The event was first celebrated on the 14th of October 1970 that the first World Standards Day WSD) was celebrated to highlight the importance of standards which are issued by international organisations, such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
VanceInfo Technologies Inc (NYSE: VIT), an IT service provider and offshore software development company in China, reported yesterday (16 December) that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has awarded Shanghai VanceInfo Technologies Limited (Shanghai VanceInfo), its major subsidiary, the 27001 certification.
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For information about international standards, visit the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) at www.
International Organization for Standardization, ISO Guide 25, General Requirements for the Competence of Calibration and Testing Laboratories (1990).

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