Tag: Sustainable Development

Can India’s Amaravati become the next sustainable city?

In south-east India, 217 square kilometers of farmland along the Krishna River are being transformed into a city billed as an urban utopia.

Toilets that save lives: a new International Standard to help

More than 2.3 billion people across the world lack access to basic sanitation services, including 892 million who defecate in the open. Hundreds of thousands of young children die each year from diseases as a result.

Raising the bar on sustainable consumption

How does ISO 20400 help change the way we produce and consume goods and resources, and pave the way to meeting sustainable consumption?

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.

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.

Resilient Animals – How a New Generation Is Saving Zambia’s Lions

Zambia is one of the last remaining strongholds for large African carnivores like lions, yet human conflict is impacting their populations.

Why do businesses and society need smart cities? To survive…

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, we look at why businesses and society need smart cities. It's about transformation and sustainability.

ISO 50001 for Energy Management gets a boost

Reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency are at the forefront of the global climate change agenda.

Cultivating growth in Nigeria

Agricultural products are the base of the Nigerian economy, supplying food for the Nigerian people as well as valuable cash crops for export to other countries.

Taking Food Safety to a higher level

Can we trust current food security systems and are they sustainable?

Is it worth worrying about bitcoin’s growing electricity use?

New research posits that Bitcoin mining will consume half a percent of the world's total electricity by the end of 2018, then 5 percent in a few years.

Smart Cities and a Sustainable Future

Many developments in technology promise to be a paradigm shift or world changing so much so that it can be difficult to distinguish the hype from the reality.

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