Tag: Social Responsibility

How NASA’s Next Mars Mission Will Take the Red Planet’s Pulse

On November 26th, 2018, NASA's InSight spacecraft is set to touch down on Mars after completing a 205-day orbit in space.

A Sustainable Future for People and Nature? It’s Still Possible

How will a world already under intense environmental stress be able to feed and shelter an expected 10 billion people by the year 2050?

Santiago de Chile’s pocket parks

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

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.

Greater Manchester’s journey from Emergency Preparedness to Resilience

The efforts to foster resilience in Greater Manchester build on many years of work to address ongoing challenges faced by the area.

World Food Day 2018 – What does food mean to you?

The Food and Agriculture Organization is working toward a zero hunger target and encouraging everyone to participate in their own way to helping achieve that goal.

Feeding the world with ISO standards on World Food Day

Zero Hunger is one of the ambitious United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the theme of this year’s World Food Day. ISO International Standards are stepping up to the plate by demonstrating that they are valuable tools in achieving it.

Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’

It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures.

ISO hosts world leaders in standardization to advance the 2030 Global Agenda

Show that you are open and throw away old beliefs and paradigms in order to find solutions that nobody would have been able to find, says Bertrand Piccard, the initiator of Solar Impulse, the first airplane to fly around the world without fuel.

ISO standards can help tackle global inequality, says UN Women expert

At the 2018 ISO Week in Geneva, the ISO committee dedicated to developing countries, DEVCO, unveiled ambitious plans to reduce inequalities and continue spreading the benefits of International Standards where they’re needed most.

Redefining the city landscape

A United Nations study predicts that global urban population will increase from 3.9 billion in 2015 to 6.3 billion in 2050. Yes, an increase of 60 % in just 35 years.

How China’s giant solar farms are transforming world energy

China is not only home to some of the biggest solar farms; its technology looks set to influence energy policy across the globe. But how feasible are these grand plans?

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