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At least one in three children under five are either underweight or overweight, according to a newly published report by Unicef. ISO International Standards provide the right ingredients to help.
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Transport and storage are inextricable elements of food safety management. New international guidance has just been published to help ensure safety at every stop along the food chain.
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ISO’s International Standard for business collaboration, ISO 44001, helps organizations get the most out of working together. A new guidance document provides further insight to help them take these relationships to the next step.
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Increasing complexity in the trade of financial instruments globally resulted in the need for a set of international codes so that everyone can speak the same language. The International Standard that defines these codes, known as CFI codes, has just been revised.
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In a bid to reduce emissions from shipping, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set a target of January 2020 for the implementation of a new policy that limits the sulfur content of maritime fuel to 0.50 %. No mean feat when the current maximum is 3.50 % and high-sulfur fuel has been the …

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July/August 2019

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This issue highlights the fastest growing trends in travel and tourism, including sustainability and medical tourism. 

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