The theory that standards slow growth is bunk. In fact, they are an economic opportunity. How do we know ? Because these savings and advantages can be determined. A method to calculate the benefits of standards now enables companies to see how much they are making. And the figures are fascinating.
Ever noticed how hand signals can convey very different meanings in different parts of the world? Some can be offensive, even where no offence is intended, leading to raised fists or worse. But when a misunderstood signal could result in a serious industrial accident, the hands making it are holding lives in the balance.
shook the climate change world and became one of the best-selling environmental books of all time. In his latest work, 2052: A global forecast for the next forty years he argues that humankind is on a path to destruction. ISO Focus spoke to him about the future of our planet and what we can do about it.