What is ISO ?
ISO is abbreviation of International Organisation for standardisation.
ISO is an independent and non-governmental international organization. Its central secretariat is located in Geneva.
It is made of over 164 representatives from different national standards bodies.
ISO developed and published over 22840 International Standard for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency.
The major contribution from ISO international standards can help in facilitating international trade.
There is a popular misconception that ISO issue ISO Certificates. Actually, ISO develop and update ISO Standards only.
The most popular Standard is ISO 9001 Quality Management System in the world.
And recognised ISO Certificates are issued by the UKAS accredited Certification Bodies.