Focused Committees are made up of a wide range of industry experts, primarily stakeholders of specific verticals and formats who want to be actively involved in the standard development process for their specific format.


  • Exchange knowledge & experience among fellow associates in order to identify current market needs and assess the difficulties faced by business entities in implementation of the standard.
  • Review the compliance criteria from time to time.
  • Develop a communication strategy for success of the certification – Raise awareness for the program amongst stakeholders.
  • Operate as a consultative body, and may from time to time deal with specific technical matters that are in the interest of all retailers.

Focused Committees are responsible for review and provide feedback to Technical Committee on any changes in the Scheme Standards. The committees shall periodically take feedback from market (through their own sources) on the perception of the Scheme among the industry stakeholders and consumers. This feedback will help Technical and other Committees to improve the Scheme.

Focused Committees will meet as and when required.

The Committees shall formulate their own processes and procedures.


Senior Director & Advisor, Everstone Group