Rarely has a new ISO management standard been put to such immediate and successful use as ISO 20121:2012, Event sustainability management systems – Requirements with guidance for use. The 2012 Olympic Games in London was the first major test of the new standard.
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.