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ISO’s climate-smart future for local governments and communities
From droughts to floods, rising seas to extreme weathers, communities around the world are already experiencing increased climate impacts. These pose threats to life, property, economic well-being and to ecosystems. New guidance from ISO will help local governments and communities to prepare for such …
By Elizabeth Gasiorowski-Denis on
Meet your energy challenges with the new and improved ISO 50004
In today’s economy, controlling costs and maintaining competitiveness are paramount, and companies are going back to basics. Businesses are leveraging their energy management systems as one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce operating expenses and help control costs. 
By Barnaby Lewis on
Food, feed, fibre
Getting back to basics on Desertification and Drought Day, the UNCCD challenges us to rethink how we use the land.
By Clare Naden on
Celebrating World Environment Day
“Time for Nature” is the theme for this year’s World Environment Day, highlighting that the time has come to take action to save our planet. A new ISO committee on biodiversity will help us all do just that.

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ISOfocus May/June 2020

Creating sustainable cities

As priorities are reassessed in the post-Covid era, this ISOfocus issue brings a renewed interest for sustainable cities.

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Climate change adaptation

Global climate change has already had observable effects on the environment and humanity must prepare and adapt in order to survive. ISO standards play a pivotal role in helping organizations and communities become climate-resilient. This brochure introduces the ISO 1409x series designed to assess the …

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Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals with ISO standards

An overview of how ISO standards contribute directly to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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ISO and Sustainable Cities

Building a smart city is highly complex. Learn about how ISO standards help to make cities smarter.

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