Tag: ISOfocus

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?

Latest ISOfocus maps global goals for sustainable development

From thematic areas like climate change and smart cities, the issue highlights how International Standards respond to global needs and help benchmark our progress against the SDGs.

Health and safety at work – Are you ready for ISO 45001?

Uncover why ISO 45001 has the potential to be a real game changer for millions of workers (and workplace health hazards) around the world.

ISO 45001 – All you need to know

Whether you are an employee, a manager or a business owner, you share a common goal – you don’t want anyone to get hurt on the job!

Toward a healthier manufacturing industry

Why the migration to ISO 45001 by businesses already certified to OHSAS 18001 will be relatively painless.

The troubling talk of toilets

Can ISO 30500 help deliver sustainable sanitation to the 2.3 billion people who lack access to basic services?

Managing a precious resource

Why do we need to manage global water resources? According to environmental scientist Dr Debbie Chapman, our health and well-being depend on it!

Setting standards for good governance in the latest ISOfocus

Poor governance can have disastrous consequences and endanger economic development. How can organizations improve good governance?

Moving goods with ISO standards

The latest edition of ISOFocus magazine is out and it's all about Supply Chain and transportation. Check it out!

Addressing food security in a changing world

When it comes to ensuring food security and sustainable agriculture, there simply is no “one size fits all”. Many interventions that have attempted to address the challenges of food security have not considered adequately the intricacies of the problem. The issues at hand are complex and require a multi-pronged approach. For several decades, the Food ...

The future of farming

The challenge of how we’ll feed the exploding world population in the future – in a sustainable, cost-effective and environmentally friendly way – is seeding an agricultural revolution. Welcome to farming of the future : a hi-tech, capital-intensive system of growing food sustainably and cleanly for the masses. Here are the facts. Each second, the ...

Feeding 9 billion people sustainably in the latest ISOfocus

The agricultural sector is set to face enormous challenges in order to feed the 9.6 billion people that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicts are going to inhabit the planet by 2050. So what’s the solution? Welcome to smart farming. The May/June 2017 issue of ISOfocus examines how high-tech farming techniques and technologies can ...