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    • A standard for water reuse brings hope for water scarcity March 21, 2019
      By 2030, water scarcity will have displaced between 24 and 700 million people, according to UN Water, the United Nations coordinating body on water issues. World Water Day is focusing on Sustainable Development...
    • New ISO standard puts humans at the centre of business March 15, 2019
      Gone are the days when the workplace was built around a fairly straightforward structure, consisting of employer, employee, customer. The winds of technological change may be sweeping away traditional...
    • Stronger data protection with updated guidelines on assessing information security controls March 15, 2019
      Software attacks, theft of intellectual property or sabotage are just some of the many information security risks that organizations face. And the consequences can be huge. Most organizations have controls...
    • ISO 20252 tackles market research with confidence March 15, 2019
      From helping companies to develop and promote products and services, to analysing our behaviour as consumers, market research contributes to many aspects of modern life. But does it always? And is it global...
    • Looking for health advances? Latest ISOfocus examines healthcare hot topics March 15, 2019
      Whether you are being admitted to the hospital, getting medical treatment or simply doing your annual check-up, take a look at some of the specific ways ISO standards are changing healthcare for the better...
    • New standard to improve safety in the nuclear sector March 12, 2019
      Improving safety is a key objective of most industries and boosting the quality of the products and services that contribute to safety is necessary to achieve it. The nuclear sector is set to benefit with...
    • Partners in health March 11, 2019
      While some countries have made great progress toward universal health coverage, half the world’s population are still unable to obtain the health services they need. ISO’s collaboration with the World Health Organization...
    • The new dawn of disease control March 11, 2019
      In our evermore complex, interconnected world, with health systems undergoing new challenges and stresses, risk management in the healthcare industry has never been more important. Three ISO standards...
    • On target to save lives March 11, 2019
      Some 16 billion injections are administered around the world every year1), each one bringing with it a risk of transmitting disease. Reusing a syringe increases that risk exponentially. ISO is tackling...
    • Just for the record March 11, 2019
      Here’s a nice problem to have: in many countries, patient care is becoming more complex because we’re generally living longer and surviving illnesses that would have at one time spelled the end. That means...