In the search for standards, having an awareness of the organizations that produce them can be invaluable. There are several large international standards organizations which are responsible for maintaining the uniformity of standards in all areas across the globe. Most countries have a national standards body that represents the standards developing community in that country to the multinational orgs. And there are numerous organizations and institutes devoted to developing standards in specific areas or fields, such as heating and cooling or autonomous vehicle software. You can use this information to locate standards in a particular area or from a particular part of the world.