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Published in English, French and Spanish, six times per year, ISOfocus is your gateway to International Standards.

Whether a multinational enterprise faced with major decisions or a small business looking for ideas, ISOfocus seeks to provide both the kind of overviews that strategic planners need and the little details that can make a big difference. You will find international topics covering everything from IT and transport to personal stories and everything in between. Our goal is to bring you the highest-quality information and most up-to-date and internationally relevant material on standards in each issue.

 

Port au Prince, Haiti -- A father carries out his daughter from their flooded home in Cite Soleil. Heavy rains from Tropical storm Noel left thousands homeless.
Climate chaos
Seasons are shifting and temperatures are climbing, threatening to deprive us of the very things – air, water, food and a safe place to live – we depend on for survival. 
Red butterfly and caterpillars in cocoons
Just out! The new ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
We ask the top experts in the field for the latest information and advice on the newly revised management system standards (MSS).
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Urban living
What does a “smart” city look like? To find out, read this issue which looks at some of the smart city trends and challenges.
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When disasters strike
We look at some of the deadly hazards we’ve been exposed to, and how standards can help us to prepare for many of life’s most unpredictable scenarios.
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Hi-tech heats up
What was sci-fi yesterday is reality today. We point out some examples of technologies and concepts that originated in science-fiction, but can now be found in everyday life.
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Green growth
Does it pay to be green? Learn about how the concept of going green is improving our environment, changing industry and improving economic performance along the way.
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