As the European based and international oriented association for Facility Management, EuroFM acknowledges, promotes and stimulates the standardization structures and formulas by recognized institutes that are considering Facility Management as a profession. EuroFM does and in the past has worked with along both with the CEN and ISO standardization processes.
CEN is the European Committee for Standardization, is an association that brings together the National Standardization Bodies of 34 European countries.
CEN officially has been recognized by the European Union and by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) as being responsible for developing and defining voluntary standards at European level.
ISO 41011:2017 describes Facility Management (FM) as an “organizational function which integrates people, place and process within the Built Environment with the purpose of improving the quality of life of people and the productivity of the core business”.
The latest ISO standards are being developed by the ISO/TC-267 committee. The latest news and developments regarding the Facility management standards can be followed on the ISO dedicates website: https://committee.iso.org/home/tc267