Draft of new ISO ‘Sustainable development of communities’ standard released for review

CSA Group posted online, August 12, 2014, a draft of ISO 37120 Sustainable development of communities - indicators for city services and quality of life (new international standard). ISO 37120 defines and establishes methodologies for a set of indicators to steer and measure the performance of city services and quality of life.

The standard can be used in conjunction with ISO 37101 Sustainable development in communities — Management systems — General principles and requirements and is "applicable to any city, municipality, or local government that undertakes to measure its performance in a comparable and verifiable manner, irrespective of size and location." Comments accepted until October 12, 2014.

Access the draft standard.

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