United States (ANSI)


Last updated on: 2019-02-28
Stakeholder Organization(s) contributing to the case study

National Standards Body

International structures for consumer participation

ISO/COPOLCO/WG 1; ISO/COPOLCO/WG 5; ISO/COPOLCO/WG 18; ISO/COPOLCO/WG 4; ISO/COPOLCO/TG 6; ISO/COPOLCO/TG 5; ISO/COPOLCO/WG 3

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

4 - 6 US representatives actively participating

National structures for consumer participation (Technical)

ANSI Consumer Interest Forum

National structures for consumer participation (Policy)

Not e the below ANSI Policy groups are not used exclusively for organization consumer participation
ANSI National Policy Committee (NPC)
ANSI Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC)
ANSI Conformity Assessment Policy Committee (CAPC), and the
ANSI International Policy Committee (IPC)

International cooperation

ASTM International, PMMI, Fair Labor Association, Human Rights Watch, American Council on Consumer Interests, AFL-CIO Solidarity Center, Global March Against Child Labor, International Cocoa Initiative, GoodWeave, NCL Child Labor Coalition.

Consumers' priorities and objectives for participation

Standards that are relevant to a consumer organization. Funding and covering expenses for participation.

Main obstacles to participation

Funding

Lack of awareness

Resources (financial or other)

Distance

Useful Web sites and other resources for consumer participation

https://www.ansi.org/consumer_affairs/cic?menuid=5

Respondent's name

Miller Michaela Ms