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Celebrating Human Rights Day
This year, Human Rights Day is focussed on the impact of COVID-19, asking how do we fully recover and build back a world that is better, more resilient, just, and sustainable?
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Getting the green facts right
Reducing our impact on the environment begins with measuring what effect we really have on it. A key standard in the ISO series for assessing and verifying environmental information has just been updated.
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Leaving no drop to waste
Standards to support treating wastewater for irrigation projects just updated.
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10 years of ISO 26000 leading social responsibility
November 2020 marks ten years since the publication of a ground-breaking International Standard for social responsibility.

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ISOfocus May/June 2020

Creating sustainable cities

As priorities are reassessed in the post-Covid era, this ISOfocus issue brings a renewed interest for sustainable cities.


Climate change adaptation

Global climate change has already had observable effects on the environment and humanity must prepare and adapt in order to survive. ISO standards play a pivotal role in helping organizations and communities become climate-resilient. This brochure introduces the ISO 1409x series designed to assess the …


Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals with ISO standards

An overview of how ISO standards contribute directly to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


ISO and Sustainable Cities

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

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