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Creating the bioenergy boom sustainably with ISO 13065

A new ISO standard that helps assess the sustainability of products and processes related to bioenergy has a huge potential to tackle climate change, promote energy security and foster sustainable development.

How to measure the performance of smart cities

Smart cities make sense: they waste less, offer better quality of life and ensure a brighter future for the next generation. But as more and more communities strive to optimize services and become more sustainable, how can they tell if their actions are making a difference? A new ISO technical specification can help them out.

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