Applying ISO 26000 on social responsibility

The project contributed to achieving sustainable development through effective integration of social responsibility principles and practices (ISO 26000) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. A series of practical case studies on organizations applying ISO 26000 has been developed as part of the four-year SR MENA project.

Beneficiary countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Benefits in applying ISO 26000 - Selected case studies as a result of the SR MENA Project
Case studies from the ISO project to increase use and uptake of ISO 26000 in the SR MENA region.
Impact study of the SR MENA Project
This impact study has been developed to better understand the results of the SR MENA Project
ISO 26000 — Social responsibility
Help your organization to operate in a socially responsible way with this standard.


Apply good standardization practices
Applying good standardization practices to help ISO members better serve the standardization needs of their countries.
Adopt a strategic approach to standardization
Identify and prioritize the needs of your country that can be addressed through standardization.
Standards for effective regulations
Enhancing the collaboration between standardizers and policy makers in support of good regulatory practices.
Making developing country voices count
Efficient participation of developing countries in international standardization enables a better integration in the global market.
ISO standards enable free and fair trade
Applying ISO standards reduces technical barriers to trade and increases developing countries’ trade opportunities.
Transitioning to cleaner cooking
Promoting and disseminating clean cooking standards by working in synergy with key partners.
The institutional capacity of national standards bodies in the Middle East and North Africa was strengthened and the use of sustainable development standards promoted.
Applying ISO 26000 on social responsibility in the MENA region contributed to sustainable development.