ISO Focus, December 2005
Sustainable building

ISO Focus, December 2005December

Sustainable building

This issue examines this complex and vast industry and how important it is to incorporate sustainable building principles from the initial planning and designing stages that will last well beyond the end of the process – together with concrete examples illustrating the benefits of International Standards.

Fuelling productivity and progress

ISO Focus, November 2005November

Fuelling productivity and progress

The issue takes an in-depth look at some of the developments and challenges faced by the oil and gas industry and the key role played by ISO standards, from safety and security for offshore structures, to the key 'triple-bottom line'.

ISO Focus, October 2005
Aerospace: the new frontier

ISO Focus, October 2005October

Aerospace: the new frontier

The issue brings together the most up-to-date portfolio of articles – from the world’s largest passenger plane, Airbus A380, to the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft used to help monitor NASA's Deep Impact mission – together with concrete examples illustrating the benefits of International Standards.

ISO Focus, September 2005
Standards for a safer world

ISO Focus, September 2005September

Standards for a safer world

Inspired by the theme of World Standards Day 2005 – Standards for a safer world – this issue brings together in a reader-friendly way a portfolio of articles that highlight the extensive array of ISO work related to safety.

ISO Focus, July/August 2005
Consumers make their mark

ISO Focus, July/August 2005July/August

Consumers make their mark

This issue brings together in a reader-friendly way a portfolio of articles that highlight consumer-drive initiatives within ISO, consumer success stories as well as areas of particularly concern for consumers and how they are being addressed within COPOLCO.

ISO Focus, June 2005
Innovation in energy and raw materials

ISO Focus, June 2005June

Innovation in energy and raw materials

“In a global economy, standardization is a must ,” says Guy Dollé, CEO and Chairman of Arcelor, the world's second largest steel maker, in an exclusive interview.

ISO Focus, May 2005
On the road again...

ISO Focus, May 2005May

On the road again...

Inspired by The Fully Networked Car: a Workshop on ICT in Vehicles held during the International Geneva Motor Show, the magazine looks at the forces driving the development and use of ISO standards in the automotive industry and highlights the state-of-the-art in technology and safety standards.

ISO Focus, March 2005
Trade and conformity assessment

ISO Focus, March 2005March

Trade and conformity assessment

The issue looks at the new International Standards and Guides covering a number of conformity assessment subjects - from peer assessment and product certification to suppliers' declaration of conformity and management systems certification.

ISO Focus, February 2005
IT: Success and progress

ISO Focus, February 2005

February

IT: Success and progress

“Companies that embrace standards that have been globally adopted and reflect world-wide consensus are in the best position to succeed because they are able to create world-class products based on high-quality standards," says Craig R. Barrett, chairman and chief executive officer of Intel, the world-leading semiconductor technology company.

ISO Focus, January 2005
Securing transport

ISO Focus, January 2005

January

Securing transport

The collection of articles reinforce how tightening security through the use of International Standards helps ensure a streamlined and lower risk interchange of goods at a moment when international trade is expanding rapidly.