What kind of city do we want to live in? One that is smart, resilient and sustainable, of course. To achieve our vision, we need to start planning now, with a little help from ISO standards. Dr Bernard Gindroz, Chair of ISO/TC 268, explains.
In a world where standards can be simply defined as agreed ways of doing things, they provide stakeholders with appropriate guidance to help them create structural frameworks to minimize risks, operate more efficiently and continuously improve. With many key players addressing and incorporating sustainability …
Building more sustainably is becoming a necessity to address tomorrow’s climate and environmental challenges. Grenoble-Alpes Métropole has established itself as a leader in sustainable cities.
How are cities rethinking their sustainability? As priorities are reassessed in the post-Covid era, the imperative for more resilient, equitable, low-carbon cities will remain unchanged. The latest ISOfocus brings a renewed interest to sustainable cities.
ISO’s member for the USA, ANSI, recently created a video that points out the importance of toilets and proper sanitation. It couldn’t have come at a better time.
ISO/IEC 27009, just updated, will enable businesses and organizations from all sectors to coherently address information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection.
The service industry is a key driver of economic growth, being, for most countries, the biggest employer. Consumers are the backbone of services, so taking their needs into account when it comes to standards for the sector is essential. The international guide for standards developers has just been updated.
Keeping safe and healthy in the workplace is important at any time, but even more so in times like these. This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and ISO is right behind the efforts with guidance to help.
Looking for the latest on employee engagement practices? Look no further. The arrival of ISO 10018 promises to shake up the marketplace – even for the most innovative of organizations. Learn ways to engage people in your quality management system and enhance their involvement and competence within it.
We are all feeling the impact of Covid-19, but some people are at greater risk than others. How can communities identify those who are vulnerable and ensure they get the help they need? Structured guidance on how to do that can provide a lifeline to communities already stretched to their limits.