International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

November 2012


Latest nominations and extensions

New member of ACEA and extensions of terms of office

SMB has approved the nomination of Kiyoshi Saito for a first term of office as member of ACEA (Advisory Committee on Environmental Aspects) for the period 2012-07-01 to 2015-06-30.

About Kiyoshi Saito

Kiyoshi Saito has been managing the Environmental Department of JEMA (Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association) since 1997. He took part in UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) COP2 in July 1996 in Geneva, Switzerland. After the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, Saito participated, as an expert in policy making, in several projects and initiatives led by METI, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Keidanren, the Japanese Business Federation, focusing on industrial design.


“Saito” is currently involved in several electrical energy efficiency projects at the international level, including a pilot project to encourage the use of CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps) in developing countries.


Saito is Convenor of IEC TC (Technical Committee) 111/WG (Working Group) 2: Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems/GHG (Greenhouse gases) and a member of TC 111 AHG (Ad Hoc Group) 5: GHG, AHG 8: ECD (Environmentally Conscious Design), and PT (Project Team) 62824: Guidance on consideration and evaluation on material efficiency of electrical and electronic products in environmentally conscious design.


SMB has also approved the extensions of terms of office of the following IEC TC Chairmen:


Lloyd Condra, third extension of term of office as Chairman of TC 107: Process management for avionics, for the period 2012-10-01 to 2015-09-30.


Cyriacus Bleijs, first extension of term of office as Chairman of TC 69: Electric road vehicles and electric industrial trucks, for the period 2012-10-01 to 2015-09-30.



  • ACEA considers all aspects of the protection of the natural environment against detrimental impacts from a product, group of products or a system using electrical technology
  • TC 107 deals with process management for avionics
  • TC 69 develops IEC International Standards for EVs (electric vehicles)



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