Who we are

GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit standards organisation that helps companies do business across the world.

111 Member Organisations around the world

Developing standards for over 1 million companies worldwide

25 industries served across 150 countries

Barcodes scanned more than 5 billion timesa day globally

GS1 Kenya was formed in 1998 to implement the GS1 Standards in the region.The GS1 system is a series of standards designed to improve supply chain management.

Purpose & Beliefs

GS1 believes in the power of standards to transform the way we work and live.

We create a common foundation for business by uniquely identifying, accurately capturing and automatically sharing vital information about products, locations and assets.

We enable visibility through the exchange of authentic data.

We empower businesses to grow and to improve efficiency, safety, security and sustainability.

We are:

  • Neutral and not-for-profit
  • User-driven and governed
  • Global and local
  • Inclusive and collaborative