Cover of ISOfocus November/December 2016
The rise of energy efficiency

Cover of ISOfocus November/December 2016 November- December

The rise of energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is the "first fuel" in the global energy system. We asked several leading experts for their thoughts on the impact that energy efficiency can have on climate change around the globe and the standards being developed to address the growing market.

Cover of ISOfocus September/October 2016 - Our connected future
Our connected future

Cover of ISOfocus September/October 2016 - Our connected future September- October

Our connected future

These are exciting times for the Internet of Things (IoT)! Just imagine that in a few short years IoT technology will be connected to nearly 50 billion “things” of one kind or another. This issue covers the most pervasive and ubiquitous IoT advances.

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

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

A time for trust

With trust, businesses and consumers embark on a lifelong journey towards solutions that will meet their mutual expectations. Learn about how standards help bridge this relationship, instilling confidence on both sides.

Cover of ISOfocus May/June 2016 - The service economy
The service economy

Cover of ISOfocus May/June 2016 - The service economy May - June

The service economy

The services sector is expanding dynamically. For example, not long ago, online services such as e-banking and shopping were unknown. Now they are an essential part of daily life for many of us.

Cover of ISOfocus March/April 2016 - Lifesigns
Lifesigns

Cover of ISOfocus March/April 2016 - Lifesigns March - April

Lifesigns

Whether we like it or not, public health challenges are no longer just local, national or regional. They are global. So how can International Standards help?

Cover of ISOfocus January/February 2016 - Climate chaos
Climate chaos

Cover of ISOfocus January/February 2016 - Climate chaos January - February

Climate chaos

Record heat, melting ice and rising seas show how climate change is affecting us. Around the globe, seasons are shifting and temperatures are climbing, threatening to deprive us of the very things – air, water, food and a safe place to live – we depend on for survival. But there’s new hope ahead.