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The W+ Standard Version 1.3 is Now Open for Public Comment

The W+ Standard Version 1.3 is now open for public comment. After an initial period of utilization, the W+ Standard has been updated.  The draft new version of the W+ Standard is below:

W+ Standard V 1.3 for Public Comment


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Underlined portions of the text are proposed additions. Strikethrough portions of the text are proposed deletions.

Public comment will follow the ISEAL Alliance’s guidance for two public comment periods.  The first comment period will be for 60 days.  Comments will be accepted on the draft revised W+ Standard Version 1.3 until 21 April 2017.  Comments and questions should be sent to:

Comments will be collected and posted on the W+ website. Once comments are incorporated into a second draft, there will be a second public comment period.

Additional documents associated with the W+ Standard are posted for public comment for 30 days; the Advisory Council’s Terms of Reference, the W+ Standard Coordinator’s Terms of Reference, and the Verification Report Template document, are also posted here 


DRAFT TOR_W+ Standard Coordinator 


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DRAFT TOR W+ Standard Advisory Council


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W+ Verification Report Template V1.4 2017

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Comments will be accepted on these draft documents until 22 March2017.  Comments and questions should be sent to:

Additional updated documents will be posted soon for 30-day public comment periods.

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