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The Grenada Bureau of Standards (GDBS) is the main entity responsible for and driving the development of Grenada’s National Quality Infrastructure. GDBS was established by Standards Act of 1989 and is a body corporate within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Export Development. The GDBS is also the designated National Metrology Institute (NMI) for Grenada.

It is governed by a Standards Council, who are the Board of Directors of the organization. The day-to-day activities are conducted by a Secretariat headed by a Director and twenty-four(24) staff members. 

The operations of the GDBS are based on the pillars of the Quality Infrastructure (Standardization, Metrology, Conformity Assessment [Testing, Inspection & Certification], and Accreditation) and Financial Self‐Sustainability and Organizational Efficiency.

Our Vision

"To be a centre of excellence for providing services in Standardization, Quality Assurance, Metrology and Compliance to Standards with a view to enhancing the country’s competitiveness.”

Our Mission

"improving the quality competitiveness of Grenadian Industries thus enhancing the quality of life of Grenadians through standardization.”

Our Core Values

Core Values, Definitions, Behaviours and the Required To Drive Each Core Value

We value every employee and equip them to serve each other, and customers with excellence.

I will always strive for excellence in all I do, at
all times, and will never compromise those

We endeavour to conduct our business  activities with the highest ethical standards, as we embrace opportunities to grow.

I will always seek to be honest in my dealings with my colleagues at work, and with all customers.

We acknowledge customers as the
reason we exist, daily seeking to meet
their needs.

I will always seek to put customers first.

We plan, monitor, and execute to ensure our annual goals and objectives are achieved.

I will always seek to be productive, daily, focusing
on my annual goals and objectives.

We execute our duty to lead in the development and maintenance of high-quality industry standards.

I would always adhere to approved policies,
procedures, and standards in the execution of
my duties.

We embrace our differences and strive to work together towards achieving common goals.

I would always be ready to work together with my
colleagues and all other stakeholders.

Our Professional Team

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