the nsi is established by section 2 of the standards act, 2005 (act no. 18 of 2005) as the national standards body of namibia responsible for the promotion of standardization and quality assurance in the industry, commerce and the public sector in namibia, with the aim of improving product quality, industrial efficiency and productivity and promoting trade so as to achieve optimum benefit for the people of namibia.
to be recognised as the centre of excellence for standardisation in namibia.
promoting standardisation of products for the safety of consumers, protection of the environment and improved access to global markets
creating peace of mind
the organizational values of the nsi are an important building block to guide employees and its stakeholders in fulfilling the business goals.
• stakeholder and customer centricity
• integrity and ethics
• respect for people
• excellence & quality
the nsi strategic plan for 2017/2021 has identified the following strategic themes in line with the nsi core ideology:
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