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We harness the power of standards
to transform the way people work and live

The common language of GS1 standards is helping our community of over 2 million organisations globally to uniquely identify, describe and track anything, creating greater trust in data for everyone.

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.

Need a barcode?

Need a barcode?

If you’re selling your products in store or online, you’ll need a barcode number (or GTIN). And GS1 is the only authorised provider of unique GTINs.

Product data

Product data

Inform and protect your customers with a single, trusted source of data for your products that you can share easily.

Support and training

Support and training

We’re here to support you every step of the way as you use and implement GS1 standards and grow your business.

Are you prepared for HFSS?

Are you prepared for HFSS?

Our research reveals there is much more to be done if the sentiment of the HFSS legislation is to become reality.

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.

Are you prepared for HFSS?

Are you prepared for HFSS?

Our research reveals there is much more to be done if the sentiment of the HFSS legislation is to become reality.

DRS

Powering the circular economy

We are harnessing the power of our standards to drive the move towards a more circular economy.

Growth beyond borders

Growth beyond borders

We’re offering help and support for businesses starting their exporting journey, including finding funding opportunities.

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.

GLN

Identify your locations

Simplify your location management with GS1 Global Location Numbers (GLNs), our unique global identifier.

EDI

Speed up your orders and payments

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) messaging speeds up the ordering and payment processes for organisations across industries, worldwide.

Different barcodes

Get the right barcode

We have a whole family of barcodes that can be used for different sectors and in different scanning environments.

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.