Energy Management and Energy Efficiency Standards - How European standards support the improvement and assessment of energy performance Remarkable breakthrough for Social Responsibility: the draft version of the future ISO 26000 international standard is approved Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics: call for tenders "Product Classification and eBusiness for SMEs" - CEN Workshop seminar, 16th March 2010, La Plaine St-Denis Implementing sustainable development in business districts ISO 14001 certification at your own pace Step up management, performance and competitiveness throughout your organization Pilot your energy performance in order to control your energy bill ISO 26000 on social responsibility approved for release as Final Draft International Standard Sustainable Biomass Certification with GUTcert, the German subsidiary of AFNOR Group "Assuring Consumer Confidence in Ethical Trade”, says The Ethical Trade Fact-finding Process – ETFP Cooperation agreement signed between the AFNOR Group and its Uzbek counterpart UzStandard Accreditation of AFNOR Certification for ISO/IEC 27001 certification Lighters and child-resistance: call for project leader for the development of a study French Committee for Laboratory Accreditation (Cofrac) authorizes the use of kits for water microbiological analysis when certified under the AFNOR VALIDATION Scheme French stakeholders for sustainable building join forces to play and communicate internationally with a single voice The EFQM Forum 2010 takes Innovation and Creativity as its theme in Bilbao, Spain, from October 4th to 6th 2010 StandarDays: training sessions for a clear overview of the European Standardization System 22-23 September, Brussels A new standard for improving the environmental performance of buildings Seminar “Megatrend: Sustainability in the economy” on Oct 27th, 2010 in Berlin, Germany New hotel rating scheme: AFNOR Certification branches into hotel inspections ISO 26000: the text of the first international social responsibility standard has just gained approval Launching of a vast international survey aimed at defining the framework of the forthcoming revision of the ISO 9001:2008 standard: Participate Can consumers rely on fair trade claims? To be clarified according to the Ethical Trade Fact-finding Process (ETFP) As from January 1, 2011, AFAQ-EAQA will become AFNOR UK GUTcert has handed over the first accredited certificate on the energy management standard EN 16001 to a German company Orange Business Services obtains the triple certification ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 20000-1and ISO/IEC 27001 AFNOR successfully implemented an EU funded project aiming at the harmonisation of Serbian's Quality Infrastructure Aerospace: AFNOR Certification accredited by COFRAC and QUALIFAS for EN 9100 certification version 2009 Three hospitals in Taiwan certified ISO 27001 “Information Security Management System” by Afaq Afnor International Asia AFNOR Algeria has been selected to perform energy efficiency diagnostics of a glass factory and two cement plants Raising employees awareness, compliance management & risk analysis are OSH practitioners major problems says a new study EFQM competition: showcase your Good Practice in Sustainability and win a year's membership of EFQM free of charge “EFQM Learning Edge 2011 : Taking Responsibility for a Sustainable Future”, 23-24th of June, Brussels France represented by AFNOR supports Montenegro in a project to use standards to accelerate its European integration “Diversity tools in France and European countries”, European conference, June 9th 2011, Paris Energy efficiency: the international standard ISO 50001 on energy management has been published Claude Satinet, former Managing Director of Automobiles Citroën, appointed Chairman of the Board of AFNOR Cronobacter spp. and Yersinia enterocolitica - Tenders for the development of detection methods Schneider Electric’s head office in France earns the new ISO 50001 certification on energy management AFNOR is now present in the Mauritius, Madagascar, Southern Africa, Seychelles area thanks to the ActBis company French Standardization System’s Position on the EU Standardization Package Best practices in the use of ebusiness standards for European SMEs", download the newly published CEN's brochure Call for tenders – AFNOR is looking for a project leader for the development of a detection method of Cronobacter spp. European Standards Organisations CEN & CENELEC enlarge membership to include Turkey as from 1 January 2012 CEN and CENELEC launch their new website in order to offer easy access to information on European Standards AFNOR proposes the creation of a European standard on Exchange format in marine and transport insurance Take part in the World Standards Day 2012 poster competition and win one of the four prizes Exchanges and feedback on the standardization of Geographic Information - geomatics, June 6th in Toulouse Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials: open call for tenders for one convenor and five project leaders ISO opens contest for young standardizers in developing countries Help us choose the World Standards Day poster for 2012! Vote until 1 June 2012 Anti-doping measures and diet ― an AFNOR standard to bring athletes trustworthy assurances Russia - Petropavlovsk Chernaya Metallurgiya is the first iron ore mining company in the Far East to receive ISO 14001 certification LEAN according to AFNOR: responsible and sustainable, for giving an effective production method back its due Call for tender for a project leader in the field of vehicle On Board Diagnostic, Repair and Maintenance Information Call for experts: recruitment of seconded European standardization experts in China and India Overall ISO 9001 certification for Schneider Electric’s “Power” business unit – testimony "Expertise management and monitoring – the methodological guide to collective intelligence”, by Valérie Brosset-Heckel and Michèle Champagne CEN launches a call for experts to develop examples of application of the EN 13445 standard "Unfired pressure vessels" Manufacturers, call on NF VALIDATION to certify your alternative methods for microbiological analyses AFNOR Standardization is giving a preview of the ISO 9001 revision specifications First AFNOR standard for "Responsible Purchasing" - a true guide to operational best practices and methods Energy management: Schneider Electric UK is certified AFAQ ISO 50001 by the AFNOR Group « Emballages en plastique souple : diminuer le risque de suffocation des enfants », une des normes du mois à découvrir Employee productivity boosted by environmental approaches: results of a study sponsored by AFNOR Food safety - AFNOR Certification once again ranked 5 stars by BRC Employees’ productivity improved by environmental approaches: findings of a study supported by AFNOR Biomethane for injection in the natural gas grid and for use a fuel for vehicle engines, call for tenders from CEN Visit of President Francois Hollande in China - Olivier Peyrat, Director General of AFNOR, with the official French delegation Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials: Call for 5 different sub-contracted Experts for developing standard Call for candidates for a “Registration Authority” in the field of vehicles On Board Diagnostic, Repair and Maintenance Information A world first: France adopts a standard enabling reliable processing all online consumer reviews Enterprise Architects: Bring your expertise to the study group in charge of proposing tomorrow’s standards Analysis and evaluation of existing standards: Call for a sub-contracted project leader for pre-normative study "Principles and requirements for consumer reviews online", one of the month's standards « Best practices for managing socially responsible investing (SRI) », one of the month's standards The ISO 9001 update moves one step further! An outline of new forward changes by the AFNOR Standardization Commission Best Western pursues a European Ecolabel approach for its hotel chain alongside AFNOR Certification ISO 14001: Deferred publication of 2015 version of the International Standard for Environmental Management Systems Service quality: Thalys, first international rail operator to obtain NF Service certification The OHSAS 18001 standard for health and safety management converted to an ISO standard FSSC 22000: A new version of the certification reference frame for food safety to become applicable on 31 October 2013 AFNOR brings together 37 countries to draw up the first international standard for sustainable procurement "Guidelines for environmental performance evaluation", discovering one of the month’s standards Expectations confirmed for the new version of Saga Web – the online solution to standards and sector intelligence launched by AFNOR Editions Update of Standard ISO 14001: questions concerning the project discussed at Bogotá, Colombia Information security: ISO/IEC 27001, a new version for better risk management Energy performance: AFNOR Group and TEEO join forces to coach organizations through their management system initiatives The first international asset management standard scheduled for early 2014 «Requirements and methods for testing the mechanical and physical properties of toys», discovering one of this month's standards ISO 9001 revision: Committee Draft accepted by 80% of countries after analysis of over 3,000 comments AFNOR Certification awards IRIS certification to Moxa’s Design and Engineering headquarters Greenliant Systems eEarns ISO 9001 Certification by AFNOR Certification for its manufacturing operations in Taiwan Standardization: France more united and stronger in the international arena CEN, CENELEC and ETSI announce the recruitment of a third seconded European standardization expert in China "Energy efficiency obligation schemes in Europe” - one of this month's feature standards AFNOR Certification publishes a collection of customer experiences of AFAQ ISO 9001 certification For Manpower France, the supplier evaluation platform, Acesia, helps to prove its Responsible Purchasing approach "EFQM?" According to Patrick Marolleau, "it is above all about director vision and leadership" AFNOR Certification certifies compliance of the Carrefour energy efficiency policy with standard ISO 50001 npower receives ISO 50001 certification from AFNOR Group for its energy management excellence ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications helping Malongo coffee to perform better “Code of practice for information security management” - just one of this month's feature standards Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials: Call for 5 different sub-contracted Experts for developing standard ISO 9001 revision: France to host a crucial stage in the development of the draft standard Asset management: ISO 55001, the first international standard, is now available Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials: Call for 2 different sub-contracted Experts for developing standard Guidance for the implementation of ISO 31000, discovering one of this month's standards France-China: major standardization cooperation agreement signed in the presence of both countries' Presidents AFNOR UK obtains CEMARS certification for effective management of its greenhouse gas emissions “European Harmonisation of Gen II-IV nuclear facilities construction codes”, awareness webconference, 24 April 2014 Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials: Call for 3 different sub-contracted experts for developing standard Partnership agreement between AFNOR Group and the Portuguese certification and training body APCER ISO 9001:2015: the Draft for International Standard (DIS) is now available for public comment for French stakeholders Revision of ISO 14001 - Panama City: the last phase before DIS ISO 14001 May 2014 - "Food safety and traceability - management and hygiene", one of this month's standards Call for candidates for a “Registration Authority” in the field of vehicles On Board Diagnostic, Repair and Maintenance Information June 2014 - Video surveillance systems for use in security applications, one of this month's standards European Standard for Halal food: AFNOR leads a French committee to contribute to the drafting of this standard “Revision of ISO 9001 and 14001: towards more agility”, issue 2 of AFNOR’s Revision Special is out "ISO 9001 and 14001 revisions: for greater agility", publication of AFNOR Group’s n°2 newsletter Fire safety: EFSG signs a new mutual recognition agreement for product tests and certification September 2014 - "Guidelines for interoperable object identification", one of this month's selected standards Revision of ISO 9001: a resounding vote in favour of the DIS-Draft International Standard European Conference on Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials: opportunities and challenges, 16 December 2014 in Brussels Franck Lebeugle appointed director of certification activities of the AFNOR Group October 2014 – “Societal security - Continuity management system”, among this month’s selected standards ISO 14001 revision: 92% vote to approve the text of the Draft International Standard in the international vote Online reputation: proposal to transpose a voluntary standard at international level Are standards mandatory? January 2015 - “Energy management systems - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification”, among this month's opt-in standards