AFNOR is vested with a general-interest mission, as defined by the French Standardization Decree of 16 June 2009, to coordinate leadership of the French standardization system, especially its 2016-2018 programme.
AFNOR Publishing, the official distributor of voluntary standards in France, offers a range of professional and technical information and intelligence solutions with carefully thought-out designs for easy online use.
AFNOR Competencies proposes an end-to-end range of training courses for all organizations and people looking to better understand and implement the applicable regulatory, normative and technical context.
AFNOR Certification provides certification and assessment services and engineering for products, systems, services and competencies, and issues the AFAQ and NF marks and the European Ecolabel.
As a national standardization organization, it is the French member of the European and international standardization organizations and is responsible for representing and defending the interests of French economic players.
As a supplier of certification, assessment and training solutions, the Group has the presence and all the resources to deliver support and deploy reference solutions in over 100 countries.
Rational resource use, energy savings, reliable facilities, reduced environmental impact of activities, etc. Voluntary standards represent an effective way of helping organizations tackle their daily challenges, whether for measuring performance or rolling out an action plan. It is in an organization’s best interest to adopt voluntary standards and gain recognition for its energy management system.
By taking part in the development of shared standards, digital technology firms increase interoperability between systems and consequently improve interactions between clients, suppliers, citizens and government services. By pursuing a certification strategy, companies strengthen their organizational structure and garner greater trust from their stakeholders, especially in terms of information security.
By 2035, over 20 million people in France will be aged over 60. The ageing of the French population is combined with a strong sociological and economic trend, namely baby boomers are reaching retirement age with new expectations for their quality of life. Home automation, e-autonomy, technology and robotics for autonomy, teleassistance/service bundles, gerontology solutions, gerontechnology, and so on.