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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.

Post-Brexit US trade deal risk to food safety, says ex-environment minister

Lord Deben believes the British public will not accept lower standards of animal welfare.

What loss of trust costs companies in dollars and cents

More than half of the public companies world-wide analyzed in a new study suffered material reputational damage, causing them to miss out on as much as $180 billion in revenue, a report by Accenture PLC indicates.

The genius of the London Tube map

Michael Bierut tells the story of the accidental success of one of the most famous maps in the world -- the London Tube Map.

As tourists frolic in Venice’s rising waters, locals fear for the city’s treasures

Earlier this week, for only the fifth recorded time in St. Mark’s nine-century history, the water reached the marble floor inside, submerging the area around the altar of the Madonna Nicopeia.

Typhoon Yutu: death toll reaches 15 after landslides hit Philippines

Dozens more are missing, particularly in the northern region of Cordillera, as searches continue.

Tracking it back: a new standard to support responsible use of wood just published

How the new ISO standard for tracing wood back to its sources will help to provide transparency.

When to call an act of mass violence terrorism?

To repeat: if the violence is motivated by ideology, it should be labelled terrorism (I realize that defining ‘ideology’ is a challenge as well).

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018 – 44,701,278 records leaked

See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018.

6 scary news for Halloween

For Halloween, see these 6 popular articles that might scare you!

Two billion people hit by natural disasters in the past decade: Red Cross

The damage caused by natural disasters including cyclones, floods and bushfires has been higher in Australia than most other countries during the past decade, a new report has found.

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