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Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Sustainable Development Goal

16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Effective, accountable and inclusive societies and institutions rely on good governance at all levels, from small companies through to multinationals and governments.

Governance is the system by which an organization is directed, controlled and held accountable to achieve its core purpose over the long term. ISO technical committee ISO/TC 309, Governance of organizations, was created to consolidate good practice for effective governance and covers a wide range of aspects, from direction, control and accountability, to compliance, corruption and whistleblowing. Its most prominent standard, ISO 37001 (anti-bribery management systems) helps promote peace, justice and strong institutions by increasing transparency and accountability. Further standards by this committee include ISO 19600, Compliance management systems – Guidelines, and ISO 37000, Guidance for the governance of organizations (currently in development), which encourage good direction and control of organizations of all types and sizes. 

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ISO and IEC International Standards for policy makers
This leaflet summarizes the information found in the brochure "Using and referencing ISO and IEC standards to support public policy". It briefly describes the advantages and benefits of using ISO and IEC International Standards to support policy initiatives. See also www.iso.org/policy.

25 standards contributing to SDG 16

Standard and/or project Sector TC
ISO 17442:2012
Financial services -- Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)
Services ISO/TC 68/SC 8
ISO/FDIS 18091 [Under development]
Quality management systems -- Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001 in local government
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176
ISO 18788:2015
Management system for private security operations -- Requirements with guidance for use
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 19160-1:2015
Addressing -- Part 1: Conceptual model
Information technology, graphics and photography ISO/TC 211
ISO 19160-4:2017
Addressing -- Part 4: International postal address components and template language
Information technology, graphics and photography ISO/TC 211
ISO 19600:2014
Compliance management systems -- Guidelines
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 309
ISO 19867-1:2018
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Harmonized laboratory test protocols -- Part 1: Standard test sequence for emissions and performance, safety and durability
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/TR 19867-3:2018
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Harmonized laboratory test protocols -- Part 3: Voluntary performance targets for cookstoves based on laboratory testing
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/DIS 19869 [Under development]
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Guidance on field testing methods for cookstoves
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/NP TR 19915 [Under development]
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Guidelines for social impact assessment
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO 20121:2012
Event sustainability management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
ISO/TMBG
ISO 20400:2017
Sustainable procurement -- Guidance
ISO/TMBG
ISO/TR 21276:2018
Clean cookstoves and clean cooking solutions -- Vocabulary
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 285
ISO/CD 22095 [Under development]
Chain of custody -- General terminology, concepts, requirements and guidance
Business management and innovation ISO/PC 308
ISO 22301:2012
Societal security -- Business continuity management systems -- Requirements
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 22319:2017
Security and resilience -- Community resilience -- Guidelines for planning the involvement of spontaneous volunteers
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 292
ISO 31000:2018
Risk management -- Guidelines
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 262
ISO 37001:2016
Anti-bribery management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 309
ISO 37101:2016
Sustainable development in communities -- Management system for sustainable development -- Requirements with guidance for use
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO 37120:2018
Sustainable cities and communities -- Indicators for city services and quality of life
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO/DIS 37122 [Under development]
Sustainable cities and communities -- Indicators for smart cities
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO/DIS 37123 [Under development]
Sustainable cities and communities -- Indicators for resilient cities
Sustainability and environment ISO/TC 268
ISO 38200:2018
Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products
Sustainability and environment ISO/PC 287
ISO 45001:2018
Occupational health and safety management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
Security, safety and risk ISO/TC 283
ISO/PRF TS 54001 [Under development]
Quality management systems -- Particular requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2008 for electoral organizations at all levels of government
Business management and innovation ISO/TC 176