Finland (SFS)


Last updated on: 2020-02-03
Stakeholder Organization(s) contributing to the case study

National Standards Body

International structures for consumer participation

ISO/COPOLCO

Consumer representative(s) participating in the international structure(s)

Mr. Juha Beurling

National structures for consumer participation (Policy)

SFS' Coordination group for Consumer aspects in standardization

International cooperation

The Consumers’ Union of Finland

Consumers' priorities and objectives for participation

SFS publish (and update) a leaflet of most relevant national mirror committees, where there is a lack of consumer representatives ("Kuluttajien edustajia tarvitaan standardisoinnissa" = Consumer representatives are needed in standardization), https://www.sfs.fi/files/8542/KuluttajaOPAS_A5_2019-10_web.pdf .

Main obstacles to participation

Resources (financial or other)

Additional information

SFS has published (2019) a leaflet "kuluttajien pikaopas palvelujen standardisointiin" (An express Guide for Consumers for Service standardization), https://www.sfs.fi/files/8780/Kuluttajien_pikaopas_A5_2019_web.pdf .

Respondent's name

Vahtila Susanna Mrs