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Mar 06, 2014, 13:26 ET

ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2014

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2014, which will be held...

Feb 10, 2014, 13:30 ET
Feb 10, 2014, 13:21 ET

ANSI Launches New Pilot Accreditation Program to Determine Eligibility of a Type I Environmental Labeling Certification Scheme, and to Assess Competence of Eco-labeling Certification Bodies for Accreditation

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has created a new pilot program to...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:57 ET

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

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is currently seeking nominations of young...

Jan 29, 2014, 14:08 ET

Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Draft Open for Public Comment until March 15, 2014

Roadmap outlines 116 recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment  The American National Standards Institute...

Jan 22, 2014, 15:35 ET

ANSI and European Standards Organizations Convene in Brussels

Talks Focused on Efforts to Advance Standards-Related Cooperation  Representatives from the European Committee for Standardization (CEN),...

Dec 19, 2013, 15:18 ET

ANSI to Continue Discussion on Arbitration of RAND Disputes at Free Workshop on January 21

 Standards developing organizations (SDOs) typically require that patent holders license Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) on reasonable and...

Dec 11, 2013, 14:54 ET

Standardization Priorities for Smart and Sustainable Cities Discussed at ANSI Workshop

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) convened a workshop on November 21, 2013, in Washington, DC, to examine the role of...

Oct 28, 2013, 13:12 ET

ANSI Launches Online Portal for Standards Incorporated by Reference

Website Provides Free, Read-Only Access to Private-Sector Documents That Have Been Incorporated into U.S. Government Regulations The American...

Oct 14, 2013, 10:23 ET

Experts to Discuss Standardization Priorities for Smart and Sustainable Cities

November 21 ANSI Workshop Brings Together Thought Leaders to Chart Path Forward On November 21, leading experts from industry, government, and...

Oct 11, 2013, 11:21 ET

ANSI Supports Continued Dialogue on Standards for EU-U.S. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

 As discussions surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) continue, the American National Standards Institute...

Sep 18, 2013, 15:54 ET

ANSI to Hold Workshop on Standards for Smart and Sustainable Cities

November 21 Event Will Explore Coordination of International Activities and Initiatives The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will...

Sep 16, 2013, 17:00 ET

Standards Alliance Inaugural U.S. Event to be Held September 26

Event to Include High-Level Representatives of ANSI, USAID, USTR, and the Department of Commerce  The United States Agency for...

Aug 29, 2013, 13:54 ET

New Illinois Law Requires that Food Handlers Receive ANSI-Accredited Training

 Under an amendment to the Illinois Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act which passed this week, training providers issuing personnel...

Aug 27, 2013, 15:16 ET

Government Reliance on Voluntary Standards and Conformance Programs Will Be the Focus of ANSI's 2013 Open Forum

All Interested Stakeholders Encouraged to Attend This Free World Standards Week Event In an effort to bring together leaders from across the...

Aug 23, 2013, 10:35 ET

ANSI Announces 2014 Student Paper Competition on Standardization as a Tool to Boost Business

April 2014 Deadline Allows for Submissions during Fall and Spring Semesters  As part of its continuing efforts to raise awareness among...

Jul 30, 2013, 10:55 ET

ANSI and SCC Launch Pilot Project for Joint Canada-U.S. Standards on Plumbing, Heating, and Electrotechnology

 The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) are pleased to announce the launch of a set of...

Jul 24, 2013, 16:16 ET

ISO to Develop New Global Occupational Health and Safety Standard

ANSI and ASSE seeking U.S. stakeholders to support the standard's development  Following the tragic deaths of thousands of garment factory...

Jul 22, 2013, 12:48 ET

Arbitration of RAND Disputes Will Be the Focus of ANSI's 2013 Legal Issues Forum

All Interested Stakeholders Encouraged to Attend this World Standards Week Event Standards developing organizations (SDOs) typically require...

Jul 22, 2013, 11:52 ET

ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2013 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2013 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been...