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Standards

What are Standards?

Simply put, a standard is a reference point for perfection.

Standards can be defined as documents:

  • that provide guidelines, specifications and rules;
  • established by consensus among experts in the field;
  • approved by a recognised body;
  • to help businesses in similar fields, achieve optimum productivity, safety and quality.

Standards can be pivotal as driving force behind innovative technological advances and help set a level playing field for new entrants.

Who needs Standards?

All Large Enterprises and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Market Leaders and New Entrants, Private and Public Sector Enterprises as well as Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) across all industry sectors involved in product manufacturing, sales and services, would benefit from using Standards. Standards enable all businesses from every industry to achieve excellence & customer satisfaction by ensuring safety & sustainable growth and introducing new innovations that help in maximising customer base.

How would my business benefit from using Standards?

Standards are strategic tools that would help your business by:

  • cutting costs
  • reducing wastage
  • improving customer satisfaction
  • keeping sensitive information secure
  • improving sales and market share
  • reducing accidents
  • increasing productivity
  • decreasing energy consumption
  • reassuring consumer of product quality
  • reducing product failure

BSB Edge Portal is the 'One-stop Shop' for International Standards enabling organizations achieve operational excellence. No matter where you are in the world, you have access to more than a million Standards and Technical Documents to add value to your business.