At the 1st plenary meeting of ISO/PC 343 the committee resolved to work closely with UNDP to develop a new ISO MSS 53001 Sustainable Development Goals management systems.
For the next 6-12 months PC 343 will work on developing two ISO PAS (Publicly Available Specification) documents based on the UNDP Impact Standards for SDGs.
The ISO PAS documents will serve as a steppingstone for the development of full ISO international standards. The publication of the ISO PAS documents is expected around August 2024, and revision to convert them to full ISO international standards will start immediately afterwards.
The PAS track has been chosen due to the need for:
The work of developing both the PAS 53001 documents and later ISO 53001 will be carried out in a working group under ISO/PC 343. If you wish to join the work please contact your NSB and ask them to register you.
As the ambition is to publish ISO PAS 53001- 2 Guideline for implementation of the SDGs before COP 28 (November 2023), the 1st draft to be developed and send out for comments will be for ISO 53001-2: Sustainable Development Goals management systems – Guidelines for implementation of ISO 53001-1 (Type B MSS)
This draft is expected to be circulated July-August 2023 and the comments will be discussed at an online meeting August 28th-September 1st.
In October 2023 the development of ISO 53001- 1: Sustainable Development Goals management systems – Requirements to contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals (Type A MSS) will start with several (online) meetings with an estimated publication of August 2024. The transformation of ISO PAS 53001 into full international standards will start immediately after August 2024.