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Reading the tea leaves for a better world
It is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world and in times of confinement and stress, there is nothing like a good old cuppa. International Tea Day is designed to promote sustainable production and consumption, and ISO has a bag of standards that can help.
UNECE gender declaration: one year on
It’s been a year since ISO signed the UNECE Declaration on Gender Responsive Standards. Since then, we’ve worked hard to meet our commitment to achieving gender equality.
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Smarter ways to services with updated ISO/IEC guide
The service industry is a key driver of economic growth, being, for most countries, the biggest employer. Consumers are the backbone of services, so taking their needs into account when it comes to standards for the sector is essential. The international guide for standards developers has just been updated.
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Covid-19: addressing workplace challenges on World Day for Safety and Health at Work
Keeping safe and healthy in the workplace is important at any time, but even more so in times like these. This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and ISO is right behind the efforts with guidance to help.

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ISOfocus July/August 2019

Travel in depth

This issue highlights the fastest growing trends in travel and tourism, including sustainability and medical tourism. 


Social responsibility - Discovering ISO 26000

This brochure gives a resume of the contents of ISO 26000 a basic understanding of the standard and what it can help organizations to achieve.


ISO and Sustainable Cities

Building a smart city is highly complex. Learn about how ISO standards help to make cities smarter.


Tackling counterfeit with ISO and IEC standards

The effects of counterfeit touch all of us. IEC and ISO have dedicated committees working on standards and solutions to help combat counterfeit and provide increased confidence to consumers.

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