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Apr 23, 2012, 10:54 ET

Standardization Roadmap for U.S. Electric Vehicle Deployment Released

ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel Facilitates the Safe, Mass Rollout of EVs and Charging Infrastructure to Help Enable EV Penetration of...

Apr 09, 2012, 10:22 ET

ANSI Accreditation Recognized by West Virginia Legislature in Crane Operator Certification Act

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system and a global leader in...

Apr 05, 2012, 10:19 ET

ANSI Accredits Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, Bolstering Information Security Infrastructure Workforce

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system and a global leader in conformity...

Mar 26, 2012, 15:18 ET

ANSI to Host Exploratory Meeting for Energy Efficiency Standards Panel to Support Clean Energy Economy

All Stakeholders Invited to Participate in April 25 Meeting in Washington, D.C., Metro Area  On April 25, the American National Standards...

Mar 20, 2012, 15:25 ET

ANSI Launches First Student Paper Competition

In an effort to raise awareness of the strategic importance of standards and conformance among students at the university level, the American...

Mar 15, 2012, 13:40 ET

March 21 Free Webinar to Highlight Findings from The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information

On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. ET, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), The Santa Fe Group/Shared Assessments Program...

Mar 12, 2012, 13:28 ET

New Developments in China Related to Social Responsibility

Public Meeting to be held by ANSI in Partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on April 2 Since its publication by the International...

Mar 05, 2012, 10:09 ET

New Report Calls for Enhanced Security to Safeguard Protected Health Information

5-Step Method Provides Health Care Organizations with Tool to Estimate the Overall Potential Costs of a Data Breach ANSI, The Santa Fe...

Feb 07, 2012, 10:41 ET

How Safe Are America's Colleges and Universities?

New Standard Helps Set the Course for National Campus Security Plan    Nearly five years after the deadly shootings...

Jan 30, 2012, 11:39 ET

Gaining Access to Global Markets: February 6 Webinar to Demonstrate Importance of U.S. Participation in International Standards Setting

From energy efficiency and renewable resources to electric vehicles and the smart grid, opportunities for U.S. innovation and economic growth are...

Jan 24, 2012, 12:22 ET

ANSI Accreditation to Support Smart Grid Testing and Certification Framework

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is playing a key role...

Jan 23, 2012, 15:49 ET

ANSI 17024 Accreditation Goes International: EC-Council Malaysia On-Site Assessment is the First Outside of North America

 Personnel certification has become international and has engendered an increasingly competitive and complex global workforce, underscoring the...

Jan 23, 2012, 10:23 ET

Ernst & Young Achieves ANSI Accreditation for Greenhouse Gas Emission Verification

Initiative helps boost consumer, industry, and government confidence in greenhouse gas reporting  The American National Standards...

Jan 13, 2012, 10:37 ET

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

  Program aims to strengthen the future of technology transfer and encourage the participation of young professionals in shaping the future...

Jan 04, 2012, 15:18 ET

ANSI Accredits Manufacturing Skills Standards Council under Personnel Certification Accreditation Program

ANSI Accredits Manufacturing Skills Standards Council under Personnel Certification Accreditation Program Initiative boosts skills, core...

Jan 03, 2012, 16:29 ET

ANSI and IREC Announce Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

ANSI and IREC Announce Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Applications accepted through January 17, 2012...

Dec 07, 2011, 15:15 ET

ANSI Board Names Volunteer Leaders for 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Directors has announced its new members and officers for the term beginning January 1,...

Dec 05, 2011, 12:18 ET

Reflecting China's Commitment to Increased Cooperation, ANSI and Shanghai Association for Standardization Co-Host Seminar on Economic Globalization and Standardization

A decade after its entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), China has become the United States' fastest-growing export market and one of the...

Oct 25, 2011, 16:48 ET

U.S. Government Supports Partnership Between American National Standards Institute and Georgian Accreditation Center

The U.S. Agency for International Development's Economic Prosperity Initiative (EPI) supports the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between...

Oct 10, 2011, 12:57 ET

ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel to Meet November 17-18 in Arlington, VA

All Interested Parties Invited to Participate in Development of U.S. Standardization Roadmap The ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP)...