Tag: Sustainable Development

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.

UN-Habitat celebrates a decade of work in Kuwait

Green public space must be a key consideration in urban planning for the health of the city and its people.

7 principles for building better cities

Seven universal principles for solving sprawl and building smarter, more sustainable cities.

Putting the logic into hydrological

How can International Standards provide guidance to ensure water is fit for purpose and used in the right way?

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!

ISO 30500 to boost global health in places without sewers

In many places around the world, rural and urban populations have to use toilets that aren’t connected to mains sewers. ISO 30500 aims to help!

A future sustainable and resilient urbanism according to Blade Runner?

The 1982 film Blade Runner sparked an interesting dialogue on urban planning and the future of our cities, which is still relevant today.

ISO – Pushing the tourism limits!

Tourism is one of the fastest developing sectors, with increasing growth for the coming years. How can International Standards contribute to this development?