2010-03-26
In March 25-26 took place the social responsibility (SR) seminar in Yerevan

The seminar was organized by the National Institute of Standards and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It was related to ISO 26000 «Social Responsibility Guidelines»  international standard project. The seminar was attended  40 persons from 10 organization. The seminar was chaired by Mr. Martin Neureytere from Austria.

Organizations for sustainable activities should not only provide products which meet consumer demands and service and damage the environment, but also to act socially responsible manner. Such practices imposed by the buyer, consumer, government, unions and the society. The same time organization sighted leaders understand that the continuing success must be based upon reliable business practices and actions on the prevention, such as calculation error and labor exploitation of. There were the Announcements about SR statements, on the other hand, there are numerous individual SR projects and initiatives. The problem is on how to practically apply the principles of social responsibility and ensure an effective contribution in the case when even the "social responsibility" concept may be different in different programs. Perceived the previous initiatives  were focused, corporate social response natvutyan, on, while the ISO 26000 standard will provide a SR guide not only for business organizations, but also for a public organizations. The ISO 26000 standard will reveal “social responsibility” the importance of the concept of comprehensive and will help organizations to determine those actions which are aimed at ensuring social responsibility.

The goal of the seminar was.

-The general idea about ISO 26000 standard (concepts and inportance)

-To discuss the contents of standard for armenian organizations

- Development of further steps and the correct understanding by the concerned sides

During the seminar discussed several issues related to social responsibility with the concept of integration advantages. In particular, the ISO 26000 standard can help organizations of all kinds providing indications of the following

- related concepts of social responsibility

- social Responsibility prerequisites, directions and features

- social responsibility principles and methods

- the main issues of social responsibility and issues

- its sphere of influence

- involvment of concerned sides

During the seminar, took place numerous discussions, participants were given practical tasks and discussion groups then presented the views of social organizations on the introduction of the concept of responsibility.

Other News
2017-10-11
The delegation of the National Institute of Standards headed by director Yenok Azaryan participated in the annual traditional events of ISO held in Berlin, Germany, on September 18-22, 2017, hosted by the German Institute of Standardization (DIN). By the way, the week of ISO took place in Berlin because it was celebrated the 100th anniversary of the foundation of DIN.
2016-10-13
STANDARDS BUILD TRUST
On the 14 October the whole word celebrates the Worlds Standards Day
2016-09-26
The delegation of the National Institute of Standards headed by the director Y. Azaryan on September 11-14, 2016, participated in ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 39th General Assembly held in Beijing, China.
2016-09-26
To participate in the ISO General Assemblies, in addition to discussing technical issues, brings best opportunities to gain recognition and sign agreements on cooperation. ISO member bodies don’t miss this opportunity to communicate with each other, sign new agreements and lay the foundation for new forms of cooperation.
2016-09-24
The delegation of the National Institute of Standards headed by the director Y. Azaryan on September 11, 2016 took part in the 50th plenary meeting of the ISO Committee on developing country matters (DEVCO), Beijing, China.
2016-09-07
Representatives from about 25 countries met in Stockholm at SIS (Swedish Institute of Standards) to discuss and develop a new International Workshop Agreement (IWA) document on Drip Irrigation.
2016-08-12
SARM has established a new standardization national technical committee SARM TC 26 "Light and lighting". The first founding meeting of TC has been held on August 11, 2016. 
2016-06-16
On June 14, 2016 delegation of SARM met in Washington with the ANSI leadership, during which a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed. 
News
2017-10-11  ISO GA 2017 Berlin
The delegation of the National Institute of Standards headed by director Yenok Azaryan participated ...
2016-10-13  Worlds Standards Day 2016
STANDARDS BUILD TRUSTOn the 14 October the whole word celebrates the Worlds Standards Day...
2016-09-26  ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 39th General Assembly
The delegation of the National Institute of Standards headed by the director Y. Azaryan on September...
2016-09-26  New achievements in the field of international cooperation
To participate in the ISO General Assemblies, in addition to discussing technical issues, brings bes...
2016-09-24  50th meeting of the ISO Committee on developing country matters (DEVCO)
The delegation of the National Institute of Standards headed by the director Y. Azaryan on September...
2016-09-07  International Workshop Agreement (IWA) document on Drip Irrigation
Representatives from about 25 countries met in Stockholm at SIS (Swedish Institute of Standards) to ...
2016-08-12  SARM has established a new standardization national technical committee SARM TC26 Light and lighting
SARM has established a new standardization national technical committee SARM TC 26 "Light and lighti...
2016-06-16  Memorandum of Understanding with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
On June 14, 2016 delegation of SARM met in Washington with the ANSI‬ leadership, during wh...
2016-05-06  31st plenary session of CASCO in Dubai
...
2016-03-04  EASC 49th extraordinary meeting held in Moscow, Russian Federation
...