News 2016


Dare to dream big: three innovators change the world with standards

They are flying across oceans without fuel, giving ordinary people robotic super strength, and growing crops in the desert... In a new video series, three #inspiringinnovators tell the story of how International Standards helped them reach new heights in their search for technologies that could transform the world we know today.

Reducing risk in intravenous delivery is the aim of new standard

Intravenous delivery of medication or other vital products can save lives. But mix-ups with connectors that mean the wrong product is delivered can have catastrophic consequences. A new standard for connectors with intravenous or hypodermic applications has just been published, complementing the series of standards dedicated to reducing risks in such medical settings.

ISO standards support World Food Day

Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too" reads the message of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on World Food Day celebrated on 16th October

ISO publishes powerful new tool to combat bribery

A new business tool designed to fight bribery is now published. ISO 37001 is the first international anti-bribery management system standard designed to help organizations combat bribery risk in their own operations and throughout their global value chains. It has the potential to reduce corporate risk and costs related to bribery by providing a manageable business framework for preventing, detecting and addressing bribery.

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