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Public Policy

Driving GS1 standards adoption in collaboration with authorities,
intergovernmental organisations, industry, trade associations and NGOs.

GS1 Public Policy in action

GS1 Public Policy in action

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consumer

Consumer safety

Product and food safety is a serious risk for governments and consumers.
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circular

Circular economy & sustainability

GS1 standards can make a difference in the sustainability and circular economy models.
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digitalization

Digital transformation

We believe innovation is the only real hedge against crisis and disruption.
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patient

Patient safety

Our standards help reduce medication errors and save lives.
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trade

Illicit trade & anticounterfeit

Our standards capacity to uniquely identify products help authorities in this battle.
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customs

Customs

Global data standards foster efficient trade by easing border clearance procedures.

Public Policy Priorities

Public Policy Priorities

Case studies

Learn more on the positive impact of GS1 standards through regulations

View our case studies
We’re actively engaging with authorities in all regions

Regional Engagement

External working groups where GS1 is engaged with policy makers