What does ISO stand for
What does ISO stand for? ISO stands for the International Organization for Standardization. It is an international standards organization. Irrespective of country, the organization is called ISO everywhere. ISO is derived from the Greek word “isos” which means equal. ISO is a body which sets standard on an international level. Representatives from various national standards organizations together compose the international body.
In 1946, a meeting was held at the Institute of Civil Engineers in London. Delegates representing 25 countries present there came upon a decision to create a new organization. The main aim of the organization was to ensure and facilitate the international coordination and unification of industrial standards. On 23 February 1947 ISO started its official operations.
The International Organization for Standardization has its central secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland where more than 150 people are employed to work full time. At present, there are members from 165 countries. Also, a total of 3368 technical bodies are responsible for the standard development.
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