Category: People & Community

Set the Standard – ISO 20121 – Event Sustainability Management

ISO 20121 offers guidance and best practice to help you manage your event and control its social, economic and environmental impact.

Santiago de Chile’s pocket parks

The Santiago Resilience Strategy identifies the recovery of empty lots through these pocket plazas as a priority initiative.

10 cities around the world destroyed and rebuilt

The First World War cut a swath of destruction across Europe, leaving centuries-old towns and hallowed buildings in ruins. Rebuilding took generations.

Research Study: Transformer failure seriously impacts Business Continuity

Transformer failure is a concern for more than 80 percent of industry professionals surveyed for the recent MIDEL Transformer Risk Report.

Caffeine 101

Nearly 90% of the United States population has at least one caffeinated beverage every day.

Recent natural disasters trigger complaints from disability groups

Why some advocates are expressing alarm that federal emergency response efforts are failing to protect the well-being and civil rights of people with disabilities.

Measuring up to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the latest ISOfocus

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been getting a lot of press. What does it really mean, and how will it affect us?

ISO standards help develop new toilet technology that will save millions of lives

New ISO International Standard for revolutionary sanitation systems launched at the Reinvented Toilet Expo, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, held in Beijing.

New anti-corruption framework in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The USMCA’s anti-corruption efforts reached between the United States, Canada and Mexico represent a promising path forward to combat corruption both in the public and private sector.

How natural disasters impact elections

The way politicians handle themselves in the wake of a natural disaster can greatly influence their careers and subsequent elections.

Improving farm safety: standards for agricultural machinery just updated

The series of standards ISO 25119 is widely used by the agricultural industry and its suppliers and has recently been updated.

International Standards make things work!

ISO has published 22380 International Standards and related documents, covering almost every industry, from technology, to food safety, to agriculture and healthcare. ISO International Standards impact everyone, everywhere.

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