14 October 2013: World Standards Day
World Standards Day was celebrated on 14 October 2013 by SCS global services. This year's theme is - International Standards Ensure Positive Change. International standards represent the consensus view of the world's leading experts in industry sectors ranging from energy utilities and energy efficiency to transportation, climate change and healthcare.
The standards are ensuring that products, services and environments become more accessible to persons with disabilities.
SCS conducts accredited certification to recognized sustainability and environmental leadership standards in fields such as responsible forestry, carbon offset verification, food safety, green building, life cycle assessment and more.