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ISO’s two-step solution to improving sanitation for 2.4 billion people

Many of us take toilets for granted, yet as many as one in three people are struggling because they lack access to one. This can lead to poor health, absenteeism from work and school, lack of privacy and safety, reduced concentration and exhaustion. In fact, loss of productivity from poor sanitation and hygiene is estimated to cost many countries up to 5 % of GDP. ISO standards can help reverse this trend and improve the quality of life and dignity of 2.4 billion people.

New ISO tool to help cutting-edge green technologies reach markets

ISO has just published a new standard to help companies that are developing innovative environmental technologies reach new markets. ISO 14034:2016, Environmental management - Environmental technology verification (ETV), will provide independent verification of the performance of new environmental technologies. This will help manufacturers prove the reliability of their performance claims and help technology purchasers identify innovations that suit their needs.

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