News at Thursday 16 July: Positive voting results (2/3 and 27 NSBs in favor) for the:
AFNOR (ISO National Standard Body of France) proposal to found a ISO 26000 Social Responsibility Technical Committee.
The purpose is to develop a set of standards to become the “ISO 26000 series”:
ISO 26000 SGN welcomes every initiative to put ISO 26000 into the spotlights. However SGN leadership emphasizes the importance of maintaning a balanced multi-stakeholder approach (like in the former Working Group) for any revision or new activities regarding ISO 26000.
SGN Leadership also emphasizes the regular way forward: a new Systematic Review of ISO 26000 is planned to be opened in October 2020.
Note: next SGN stakeholder meeting will take place at:
During the ISO 26000 SGN stakeholder meeting at 30 April 2020 the members gave their opinion to the AFNOR proposal, which led to several conclusions: