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Improving customer service, productivity and efficiency are just a few of the many benefits of a service management system. ISO has updated two standards in its service management series, with new features, topics and tips from the top.
Nearly three years after the official launch of the post-2015 agenda, which plots the path for a better world by 2030, people are still grappling with how to make the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality. But perhaps the ambitious nature of the SDGs should give us some valuable clues...
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Imagine your favourite city. Now imagine the same city with more people. Lots and lots more people ! A United Nations study predicts that global urban population will increase from 3.9 billion in 2015 to 6.3 billion in 2050. Yes, an increase of 60 % in just 35 years.
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Companies are in the business of selling products and consumers of those products want the best possible value for money, but this puts a strain on already depleted natural resources and supply chain transparency. How does ISO 20400 help change the way we produce and consume goods and resources, and...

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Cover page: ISOfocus September/October 2018 - Our vision for a better world
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Our vision for a better world

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