GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit association that develops and maintains global standards for efficient business communication.
GS1 standards improve the efficiency, safety, security, sustainability and visibility of value chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors.
Our scale and reach help ensure that GS1 standards create a common language that supports systems and processes across the globe.
In Canada, through our unique community management role, we collaborate with business leaders, sector boards, advisory councils and industry work groups to develop standards, guidelines and non-propriety business solutions. Partnering with industry, we provide education and implementation support to subscribers of all sizes across multiple sectors.
When directed by industry, GS1 Canada develops Industry Managed Solutions to address specific sector-wide, non-competitive business process issues, designed to enable organizations of all sizes to meet Canadian trading and regulatory requirements.
GS1 Canada is a global leader in delivering the highest quality, perpetually cleansed and updated bilingual product content, becoming the one true source of data excellence for Canadian industry.