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Celebrating World Environment Day
“Time for Nature” is the theme for this year’s World Environment Day, highlighting that the time has come to take action to save our planet. A new ISO committee on biodiversity will help us all do just that.
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Words to the wise on conformity assessment
Demonstrating that your product, service or system meets the requirements of a standard results in increased confidence from stakeholders while helping to ensure regulatory compliance. The International Standard for terms and definitions in the field of conformity assessment has just been updated.
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QR traffic light to help stop COVID-19
Hangzhou, one of China’s busiest cities, has developed a standard to help prevent the spread of coronavirus as both people and businesses begin recovery.
COVID-19: National resources
This page is dedicated to featuring national resources developed by ISO members to support the fight against COVID-19.

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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.

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National standardization strategies (NSS)

Presenting the ISO methodology for developing a national standardization strategy (NSS), this publication is a must for anyone involved in achieving national strategic priorities supported by national and International Standards. Created together with ISO's members (the national standards body (NSB) …

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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 …

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International Standards and Trade - What does the research say?

The relationship between standards and trade is a topic of great interest in the standardization community. In this synthesis review, a selection of emblematic studies draws together findings on the impacts of standards on trade across multiple contexts. With this, we can draw some conclusions about …

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