Standardization of assessment methods, design practices, operation and management aspects to support resource efficiency, resilience and environmental sustainability for and by information technology, data centres and other facilities and infrastructure necessary for service provisioning.

To avoid any duplication of work and to support innovation, SC 39 will engage in active liaison and collaboration with:

  • other JTC1 entities;
  • ISO TC 207, ISO TC 242, ISO TC 257;
  • IEC TC 100, IEC TC 111, IEC PC 118, SMB SG 4, IEC/TC 57/WG 2 and IEC/TC 9
  • ITU-T SG 5; and
  • Any other appropriate body including external organizations (e.g. consortia)
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    published ISO standards *


    ISO standards under development *

    Participating members
    Observing members

    * number includes updates

    Reference Title Type
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39/WG 1   Resource Efficient Data Centres Working group
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39/WG 3   Sustainable facilities and infrastructures Working group
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39/WG 4   Eco-design of digital services Working group
    Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39

    The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39:

    Reference Title ISO/IEC
    IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
    IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence ISO/IEC
    ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO


    Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39

    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 can access the documents of the committees below:

    Reference Title ISO/IEC
    IEC/TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems IEC
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 Cloud computing and distributed platforms ISO/IEC
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41 Internet of things and digital twin ISO/IEC


    Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
    Acronym Title Category
    Ecma International Ecma International A
    ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute A
    ITU International Telecommunication Union A
    SPEC Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation A
    TGG The Green Grid A

    Date Month Location TC/SC Note
      May 2024 ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 **
      May 2025 ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 **

    * Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
    ** Provisional

    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 - Secretariat

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