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Aug 12, 2015, 15:33 ET

ANSI Announces 2015 Legal Issues Forum: Top Legal Traps Your Non-Profit Organization Needs to Avoid

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will hold a Legal Issues Forum on Top Legal Traps Your Non-Profit Organization Needs to Avoid...

Aug 10, 2015, 14:25 ET

ANSI Announces Winners of 2015 Student Paper Competition

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and its Committee on Education...

Jul 23, 2015, 09:20 ET

ANSI and Mexican Accreditation Body Sign MoU, Strengthening Collaboration for Global Climate Action

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Entidad Mexicana de Acreditación, AC (EMA, Mexico) have signed a Memorandum of...

Jul 15, 2015, 12:14 ET

ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2015 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2015 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been...

Jul 14, 2015, 10:28 ET

ANSI Announces Free Conference: "Standards and the Service Economy"

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will offer a free conference titled "Standards and the Service Economy" on September 29, 2015, as...

Jul 08, 2015, 12:19 ET

Major Grant Made to Increase the Transparency and Value of Industry Credentials and Degrees

Lumina Foundation has awarded a grant of $2.25 million to the George Washington University and two partner organizations to build and test a...

Jun 23, 2015, 12:14 ET

W3C MathML 3.0 Approved as ISO/IEC International Standard

Today the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), together with Joint Technical Committee JTC 1, Information Technology of the International Organization...

Jun 12, 2015, 17:12 ET
2015 Competition Winners

USNC Names Participants for 2015 IEC Young Professionals Workshop

 The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) congratulates the U.S. winners of its 2015...

May 01, 2015, 12:01 ET

ANSI-Affiliated Workcred Granted 501(c)(3) Status

Less than a year after its launch, Workcred, an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)–affiliated organization, was granted tax-exempt...

Apr 23, 2015, 12:37 ET
The U.S. will celebrate World Accreditation Day with a free webinar on June 9.

ANSI and ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to Host Free Webinar in Celebration of World Accreditation Day 2015

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) will hold a free webinar to mark World...

Apr 10, 2015, 15:42 ET

ANSI Launches Redesigned Standards Portal Website

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the redesign of its Standards Portal, an online resource and educational...

Apr 06, 2015, 15:50 ET

Electronics Engineer and Musician James Williamson Named 2015 Recipient of Ronald H. Brown Standards Leadership Award

James Williamson, electronics engineer, acclaimed musician, and former vice president of technical standards at Sony Electronics, has been selected...

Mar 23, 2015, 15:41 ET

ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2015

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2015, which will be...

Mar 23, 2015, 14:16 ET

ANSI Opens Nominations for 2015 Leadership and Service Awards

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its 2015 Leadership and Service Awards. The...

Mar 20, 2015, 15:30 ET

U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2015 Will Highlight How Standards Bridge and Strengthen Global Communication

Without standardization, communication and collaboration between people, machines, parts, and products would be extremely challenging on an...

Mar 16, 2015, 15:40 ET

ANSI Announces Accreditations under Pilot Programs for Eco-Labeling, Environmental Declarations

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, is pleased to announce the first six...

Feb 06, 2015, 15:45 ET

Young U.S. Electrotechnology Professionals Sought for Prominent International Standardization Competition

According to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission...

Feb 05, 2015, 16:20 ET

ANSI Launches Pilot Accreditation Program: Sector-Specific Accreditation for Textile Exchange Standards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has been selected by Textile Exchange...

Feb 05, 2015, 11:22 ET

ANSI Launches Pilot Program: Accreditation to International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Certification System for Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has been selected by International...

Dec 12, 2014, 12:02 ET

'Tis the Season to Celebrate Standards! ANSI Releases New Holiday Animation

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is sending out some good cheer – and standards education – through a new...