Close up color image depicting a large selection of artisan gourmet breads and pastries displayed on a bakery stall at Borough Market, London, UK, one of the most popular and oldest food markets in the world. Each item is labelled and priced. Room for copy space.
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Price transparency is one way of gaining consumer trust by making purchasing choices easier. A new standard for unit pricing will help consumers compare products quickly and effectively, a win-win solution for all.
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We’ve been using measurement since the beginning of time. Today, the world’s scientific community is making a fundamental change in how we measure things by redefining the kilogramme, the kelvin, the ampere and the mole, four of the seven base units of the International System of Units (SI). An ISO and...
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The number of management systems has risen dramatically in recent years, reflecting the needs and demands of more and more organizations looking to improve their performance across a wide range of areas and sectors. And most companies have more than one. ISO’s useful guide to integrating management system...
Strapping machine for packaging line.
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been getting a lot of press. What does it really mean, and how will it affect us?
Hyundai worker woman polishing the front grille panel of a Hyundai car.
Shifting from a traditional automotive manufacturing process to advanced automated and digitalized intelligence manufacturing will lay the ground for how automotive companies compete in the future. We ask Hyundai how it all connects.
Children at the Gugulethu Primary School in KwaMashu just outside of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal on 19 September 2018.

The Gugulethu School is a recipient of a new EcoSan toilet system care of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge and funding from the BMGF. 

The BMGF visited the school in part to shoot a documentary on the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge - an attempt to bring sustainable sanitation solutions to 2.5 billion people worldwide that don't have access to safe, affordable sanitation.
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New ISO International Standard for revolutionary sanitation systems launched at the Reinvented Toilet Expo, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, held in Beijing today.
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Ensuring the safety of tractors and other agricultural equipment means ensuring the control systems that are in place work as they are meant to. The internationally trusted set of standards for such systems has just been updated, making it even fitter for the farm.
Large stacks of cut timber logs at a sustainably managed pine forest.
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Deforestation and forest degradation are ravaging our planet, threatening biodiversity and contributing to climate change havoc and global warming. As consumer awareness grows, so too does the demand to know the origins of wood in the products they buy. A new ISO standard for tracing wood back to its...
Blurred people going by bike in Copenhagen, with Christiansborg palace on background.
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Urbanization is alive and growing: our cities are tipped to house an additional 2.4 billion people over the next 30 years1). “Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities” is the theme of this year’s United Nations World Cities Day, and ISO standards are proving to be essential tools to do exactly that.
Hands of a man a coffee application on a mobile phone with an application used to control the bluetooth coffee machine.
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The number of connected devices worldwide is growing exponentially and this “Internet of Things” affects every area of our lives from electricity to agriculture. A recently published International Standard will help ensure these systems are seamless, safer and far more resilient.