Documents

Briefing paper: IEC and Sustainable Development Goals (A5) – en

This brochure provides a detailed overview of IEC work relating to all the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is a companion to the presentation: IEC and SDGs.

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Briefing paper: Contributing to Sustainable Development Goals (A4) – en

IEC International Standards and IEC Conformity Assessment (CA) Systems contribute to all of the 17 SDGs. They provide the foundation that allows all countries and industries to adopt or build sustainable technologies and apply best practice, and they form the basis for innovation as well as quality and risk management.

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Briefing paper IECEE: PV industry – en, fr

IEC International Standards for PV and IECEE, the IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components provide both benchmarks and proofs of quality for industry and government worldwide.

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Briefing paper IECEE: PV certification – en, fr

IECEE, the IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrical Equipment and Components, is the world’s first truly international system for mutual acceptance of test reports and certificates, dealing with the safety, performance and quality of electrical and electronic components, equipment and products. It is based on the use of IEC International Standards and the mutual recognition of test results.

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Briefing paper (e-tech articles): Preparing the circular economy – en

As environmental concerns escalate, a new economic model which puts the emphasis on the recycling and reusing of materials and products is emerging. Electrical and electronic systems and products are particularly concerned, as they generate a high level of waste. E-waste is any refuse created by discarded electronic devices and components as well as substances involved in their manufacture and use. The IEC is working on many standards and publications which pave the way for an increasingly circular economy.

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Briefing paper: IEC brand guide for national committees

The IEC brand guide is a reference for national committees on how to use the IEC brand appropriately.

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Briefing paper: Maritime transport – en

Nowadays, maritime transport sustains worldwide trade and fosters economic development. Global maritime trade continues to grow annually and the number of seaborne passengers increases commensurately, as giant cruise ships become ever more popular. This continued growth poses a number of challenges which the shipping industry must address in order to continue competing with other forms of transport. New technologies are being investigated or used to help shipping meet these challenges. Most of them are dependent on electricity which is a green and particularly versatile form of energy.

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Briefing paper: Enabling you to lead – en


The business case

If you want to get heard and ensure the funding of your standardization work, you need to talk the corporate language and build your business case. This template will help you build a concise document to demonstrate why it is important for your company to participate in this standardization activity.


Standardization meeting report

Every time you come back from a standards meeting, broadcast why you went there and how your contribution relates to your company’s goals. Too many people are unaware why standardization is strategically important for their company. Write a good trip report and disseminate it widely. This will build support for your work.