Our cities and communities are draining the planet’s natural resources. A new ISO technical report on smart communities infrastructures gives practical advice to help us counteract this worrying trend.
ISO standards and sustainable development
Rio de Janeiro’s 1992 conference put sustainable development clearly on the political agenda. Twenty years on at the Rio+20 event held in June 2012, the international community met again to discuss these issues and drive progress forward. Many of ISO’s 19 500 standards can help businesses and organizations all over the world make progress in the three pillars of sustainable development – the environment, economy and society.
On this page you will find topical information and news postings about how ISO standards support sustainable development.