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First International Standard for sustainable procurement nears publication

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Cover of ISOfocus July/August 2016 - A time for trust

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A time for trust

With trust, businesses and consumers embark on a lifelong journey towards solutions that will meet their mutual expectations – productivity, performance and quality of life. In this issue, you’ll learn about how standards help bridge this relationship, instilling confidence on both sides.

So what are some of the issues affected by trust?
How can ISO standards help? And which changes/improvements are poised to make the biggest impact? In a comprehensive selection of articles, we spoke to a number of experts to get their input on a handful of subjects.

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