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2020 signals a 10-year countdown to the United Nations global goals, which is one reason  why the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has chosen the theme of 'sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet' for this year's World Maritime Day.
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ISO member Austrian Standards International (ASI) are celebrating their 100th birthday!
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A new ISO document for occupational health and safety metrics has just been published.
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No need to sink or swim as the ISO series of standards for lifejackets just got updated.
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One of the many benefits of ISO’s new standard on innovation management is that it delivers across the board, keeping businesses of all sizes agile, adaptable and resilient enough to cope with today’s challenges. Here, experts from two companies –one big, one small – explain why ISO 56002 is a key driver …
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Over recent years, blockchain has evolved into a transformational technology promising to offer secure, real-time transactions across different sectors and industries that will revolutionize the way we do business. ISO is at the forefront of this technology to ensure that its users all speak the same …
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Traditional open-fire stoves are to blame for much of the pollution that leads to millions of deaths in the developing world. Safer options are available, and ISO is supporting the technology that may finally make clean cookstoves a reality.

Innovation economics professor Knut Blind tells us why standards are key to surviving in a highly complex 21st-century global economy.
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Climate change, cyber-attacks and business disruptors may, at first glance, seem unrelated but they are all key threats to business sustainability. There is, however, a common tool to build resilience against them – innovation. So how can organizations be innovative enough in order to roll with the punches …
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If you’ve ever had the feeling that the more you find out, the more you realize you don’t know, then spare a thought for those exploring space. For them, the only thing expanding as quickly as the universe itself are the data generated along the way.