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January 17, 2023

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Collaboration for Cyber Safety: Join the Journey to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0 Workshop

The one-day virtual workshop on February 15, 2023, will discuss potential updates to the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). The Framework allows organizations—regardless of size, degree of cyber risk, or cybersecurity sophistication—to apply the principles and best practices of risk management to improve the security and resilience of critical infrastructure.

FTC Seeks Comments on Green Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking feedback on its environmental advertising guidelines, known as the “Green Guides,” to help companies avoid misleading environmental claims about their products, services, and processes. As the request pertains to international laws, regulations, or standards with respect to environmental marketing claims, ANSI encourages relevant stakeholders to respond by the deadline of February 21, 2023.

Building and Fostering Resilience through Accreditation: Join ANAB's January Webinar!

The ANSI National Accreditation Board’s (ANAB) webinar, “Building and Fostering Resilience Through Accreditation,” on January 19, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, will define and present elements of organizational resilience and examine how accreditation can provide a foundation upon which to build and foster organizational resilience.

Attention ANSI-Accredited U.S. TAGS to ISO and ISO/IEC

ANSI and its Procedures and Standards Administration (PSA) department wish to remind all ANSI-Accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Administrators to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) activities that a response to the recently distributed e-mail—which contained the 2023 Procedural Compliance Form/2022 TAG Annual Report Notice—must be returned no later than January 31, 2023.

Register for the 2023 ASD Compliance Webinars: 2023 ASD Procedural Compliance Form

ANSI wishes to remind all ANSI-accredited standards developers (ASDs) to register for a 90-minute webinar on the 2023 ASD Procedural Compliance Form and to review the current 2022 edition of the ANSI Essential Requirements. Webinars will be held on January 26, 2023, and on February 9, 2023, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET.

On the Workcred Horizon: Progress with Certification+Degree Pathways

ANSI affiliate Workcred is providing updates on its recent webinars, broadcasts, publications, and collaborations to improve the effectiveness of industry certification and certificate/degree (C+D) pathways. Check out updates on research, the Workcred Expert Series broadcast, and more.

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This Week in Standards Development

Review the latest domestic and international standards proposals, documents for public comment, new initiatives, and other opportunities for U.S. stakeholders to get involved.



ANSI Member Updates

Keep current with news bites from ANSI members (submissions are welcome!), including free resources and recent achievements of interest to the standardization community. See the newest updates from ASME, ASSP, ASTM International, SAE International, and UL Standards & Engagement.



Standards Spotlight

ANSI strives to increase the visibility of standards by highlighting their real-world application and impact on everyday life. Read a recent post: Distress Signal: Wi-Fi Devices Detect Respiratory Conditions Using Deep Learning. 




ANSI Public Policy

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, January 9-13, 2023

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

ANSI Publications

Standards Action, January 13, 2023

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.


ANSI Annual Report 2021-2022

ANSI Annual Report 2021-2022: Building for the Future 

The interactive Annual Report, released during World Standards Week 2022, provides highlights of initiatives positioning ANSI, its affiliates, and the U.S. standardization community for even greater impact.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

Updated in 2020, the United States Standards Strategy provides a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system to support U.S. competitiveness, innovation, health and safety, and global trade.


United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.


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