A standard is a document that provides requirements, specifications, guidelines or characteristics that can be used consistently to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose.

Mankind has always struggled to agree on the best way to do certain key tasks.  Standards make life safer, healthier and easier for people, organizations and enterprises all over the world. They enable communication and trade, while allowing resources to be used more efficiently.

Standards also provide a reliable benchmark against which performance can be judged, enabling businesses to demonstrate product performance. Introducing standards can help businesses in VRA to retain existing clients and generate sales from new customers.

Following are some standards of interest: