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ISO Central Secretariat announces new Secretary-General

29. March 2017 - 16:40
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is happy to announce that it has appointed Mr Sergio Mujica as its new Secretary-General, effective from July 2017. 

Loving to learn: A new management system standard for educational organizations

28. March 2017 - 18:10
Education is not only a basic right, but a fundamental part of society, so the quality of educational providers is everyone’s concern. While they can’t necessarily guarantee outcomes, there is a lot that...

Loving to learn: A new management system standard for educational organizations

27. March 2017 - 16:18
Education is not only a basic right, but a fundamental part of society, so the quality of educational providers is everyone’s concern. While they can’t necessarily guarantee outcomes, there is a lot that...

ISO steps up action for World Water Day

24. March 2017 - 12:04
Water is life. But when water is unsafe and sanitation non-existent, water can kill. For millions of people, it’s a daily reality. Today is World Water Day – a day about making a difference for people...

ISO steps up action for World Water Day

21. March 2017 - 15:41
Water is life. But when water is unsafe and sanitation non-existent, water can kill. For millions of people, it’s a daily reality. Today is World Water Day – a day about making a difference for people...

Robots to the rescue!

15. March 2017 - 20:24
It won’t be long before robots become a normal part of our everyday lives. Soon, our mobile companions will provide everything from coaching to communication to companionship, keeping us independent as...

ISO 31000 revision moves towards a clearer and more concise text

14. March 2017 - 12:52
ISO 31000:2009 on risk management is intended for people who create and protect value in an organization by managing risks, making decisions, setting and achieving objectives and improving performance....

Tinker Tailor – clothing size standards get a makeover

14. March 2017 - 10:18
In days gone by, we went to a dressmaker. These days, we talk about things like “size zero” and wonder if we are getting slimmer because we can now squeeze into an 8. Ever wondered how clothing sizes are...

Tinker Tailor – clothing size standards get a makeover

14. March 2017 - 10:18
In days gone by, we went to a dressmaker. These days, we talk about things like “size zero” and wonder if we are getting slimmer because we can now squeeze into an 8. Ever wondered how clothing sizes are...

Latest ISOfocus brings benefits of ageing

14. March 2017 - 10:07
If you think “aged”, “senior” and “elderly” are negative buzzwords, think again! Businesses, large and small, have begun to use the ageing market as a lens through which to view their strategic plans,...

Enjoy retirement thanks to ISO 9001

9. March 2017 - 17:11
Supporting our seniors and helping them to maintain an independent lifestyle has been ACPPAʼs mission for over 30 years. To substantiate its approach, the not-for-profit Group that manages care homes and...

Women in standardization: female empowerment for a better world

8. March 2017 - 16:16
According to a recent report from global consulting firm McKinsey 1), if women played an identical role to men in the labour market, we could add as much as USD 28 trillion, or 26 %, to the annual global...

Women in standardization: female empowerment for a better world

8. March 2017 - 15:27
According to a recent report from global consulting firm McKinsey 1), if women played an identical role to men in the labour market, we could add as much as USD 28 trillion, or 26 %, to the annual global...

Latest ISOfocus brings benefits of ageing

7. March 2017 - 9:48
If you think “aged”, “senior” and “elderly” are negative buzzwords, think again! Businesses, large and small, have begun to use the ageing market as a lens through which to view their strategic plans,...

How to adapt to ageing societies

7. March 2017 - 9:46
The growing average age of populations is not always a burden on society, it can be a rewarding opportunity to enrich communities and our world as a whole. Increasingly, governments and local authorities...

Robots to the rescue!

7. March 2017 - 9:45
It won’t be long before robots become a normal part of our everyday lives. Soon, our mobile companions will provide everything from coaching to communication to companionship, keeping us independent as...

Enjoy retirement thanks to ISO 9001

7. March 2017 - 9:45
Supporting our seniors and helping them to maintain an independent lifestyle has been ACPPAʼs mission for over 30 years. To substantiate its approach, the not-for-profit Group that manages care homes and...

The silver economy

7. March 2017 - 9:45
Eighty is the new 20! A demographic shift is creating the so-called “silver” economy and a new and powerful consumer class. Here, we look at how new products and services meet the needs and expectations...

Better business together - the next step in collaborative working

1. March 2017 - 12:40
Together we can do more, so the saying goes. Collaboration with other organizations or people can be a powerful tool to achieve great things in business. A new standard has just been published to help...

ISO 31000 revision moves towards a clearer and more concise text

28. February 2017 - 14:06
ISO 31000:2009 on risk management is intended for people who create and protect value in an organization by managing risks, making decisions, setting and achieving objectives and improving performance....

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