Tag: Sustainable Development

Calgary, Alberta unveils 4 new smart city initiatives

The City of Calgary unveiled four new smart city initiatives designed to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses.

Making our world accessible with ISO standards

From signage in the street to the construction of buildings, ISO standards help manufacturers, service providers, designers and policy makers create products and services that meet the accessibility needs of every person.

Black Friday is the antithesis of sustainable business, but there’s an alternative

Is Black Friday, the biggest sales event of the year, sustainability professional’s worst nightmare?

Set the Standard – ISO 20121 – Event Sustainability Management

ISO 20121 offers guidance and best practice to help you manage your event and control its social, economic and environmental impact.

Writing the future on World Cities Day

Urbanization is alive and growing: our cities are tipped to house an additional 2.4 billion people over the next 30 years!

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.

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