Category: ISO

Set the Standard – ISO 26000 – Social Responsibility

Business and organizations do not operate in a vacuum. Their relationship to the society and environment in which they operate is a critical factor in their ability to continue to operate effectively.

Data privacy by design: a new standard ensures consumer privacy at every step

On the eve of new EU regulations, and in the wake of recent large-scale data privacy breaches, a new ISO committee is leading the way with guidelines that put the consumer back in control.

Building standards for the future we want

Despite the international community’s best efforts, extreme weather events and slow-onset climate change continue to wreak havoc on our lives and livelihoods.

The secret to unlocking green finance

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) asserts that ours is the last generation that can stop climate change.

New technical specification for auditors of ISO 45001

Hot on the heels of the world’s first International Standard for occupational health and safety comes a technical specification to ensure those auditing it are up to scratch.

Education sector to benefit from a new international management system standard

Helping educational providers deliver a better service is the aim behind the world’s first international management system standard for the sector just published.

How ISO standards support World Day for Safety and Health at Work

28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year’s theme, “Generation Safe & Healthy”, focuses on the need to end child labour and to improve the safety and health of young workers.

New standard for facility management just published

If the future of work is all about employee experience, what about the workplace? New international guidelines have just been published.

Saving lives with new standards for sanitation

Human waste safely transformed into clean drinking water? Work is underway to develop international guidance to help new technologies flourish!

Set the Standard – ISO 22316 – Guidelines for organizational resilience

ISO 22316 provides guidance to enhance organizational resilience and being able to make informed tactical and strategic decisions.

Playing safe with kids’ toys

ISO 8124 already plays an important role in influencing the requirements for toy safety in many countries.

An international guide to effective product labelling

Getting product information right is a key business strategy. A new international guide will help ensure the product is really what it says on the tin.