We've teamed up with Future Planet to help SMEs create a more sustainable future and support their business transformation.

Transforming tomorrow

50 years ago, the GS1 barcode was created to transform grocery shopping and empower more reliable and resilient supply chains.

See how the barcode and GS1 has transformed industry and the world we live in.

Getting started

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a large global brand, our standards can power your business to trade seamlessly, efficiently and safely – both digitally and physically.

Insight report

Powering sustainability

Review our findings and recommendations for business transformation and bridging that all-important gap between awareness and action.

Powering sustainability

Our latest news

Read our latest news and you will learn how our standards are being applied throughout the UK and globally.

Our latest campaigns

We’re campaigning on the topics where our standards can be used to power a safer and more sustainable world – including sustainability, patient safety, trade and food safety.

Meet our members

Member stories

See how we support our members and help them grow their businesses.

Standards & services

Our standards provide a common way for you to uniquely identify, accurately capture and automatically share information about your products, locations, assets and more.

Get a barcode

Need a barcode?

Whether you’re selling your products online or in store, it all starts with a GS1 number and barcode.