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New edition of ISO 22000 just out!

19. June 2018 - 9:03
With over two hundred diseases spread through the food chain, it’s clear that safe, sustainable food production is one of our greatest challenges. Globalization of the food trade further complicates food...

Taking food safety to a higher level

19. June 2018 - 9:01
Can we trust current food security systems and are they sustainable? Some of the specialists involved in the revision of ISO 22000 explain why the new version of the standard is a timely response, for...

The key ingredient in food safety

19. June 2018 - 9:01
As Quality Manager at KMC, the Danish-based food ingredients company, Marianne Dam is responsible for the maintenance and updating of KMC quality systems and certifications. Here, she explains how ISO...

Cultivating growth in Nigeria

19. June 2018 - 9:01
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. These days, the agricultural sector is developing...

Big step forward for the cocoa sector with new global standards in the pipeline

14. June 2018 - 13:55
As the demand for cocoa and chocolate rises, as seen over the last few years, so has the need to address many of the challenges faced by cocoa farmers in order to improve their livelihoods and that of...

New standard to improve safety in the nuclear sector

13. June 2018 - 15:33
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...

Calling all creatives! The #mycrazyidea Design Contest is now open

12. June 2018 - 9:03
To celebrate World Standards Day, IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and ITU (International Telecommunication Union) are organizing a...

New ISO standards for greener machine tools

12. June 2018 - 9:03
When the topic of energy efficiency comes up, energy-efficient machine tools don’t immediately spring to mind. Yet machine tools contain motors and auxiliary components whose energy demand varies widely...

Delivering a safer world

8. June 2018 - 10:20
A common expectation of improved safety in almost all aspects of our lives, from safer workplaces, to safer consumer products and food, highlights an important role for accreditation.

Putting the trust back into online reviews

7. June 2018 - 8:59
Consumer reviews play an increasingly strong role in purchasing decisions, but with a plethora of platforms and opinions, whose view can you trust? A new standard just published aims to put some order...

Winning the battle against plastic pollution with International Standards on World Environment Day!

4. June 2018 - 9:27
Plastic is an important material in our economy and daily lives. It has multiple functions that can help tackle a number of the challenges facing our society, be it packaging that ensures food safety and...

Celebrating constant evolution on World Metrology Day

20. May 2018 - 20:45
The SI system of international units of measurement is constantly adapting to the latest technology and scientific discoveries.

Data privacy by design: a new standard ensures consumer privacy at every step

11. May 2018 - 14:42
On the eve of new EU regulations, and in the wake of recent large-scale data privacy breaches, a new ISO committee is leading the way with guidelines that put the consumer back in control.

Action on climate change in the latest ISOfocus

8. May 2018 - 9:56
With climate change now squarely a priority on the public and political agenda, how are International Standards making a difference? Where do we need to go from here? And what do we do to get there?

The secret to unlocking green finance

8. May 2018 - 9:56
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) asserts that ours is the last generation that can stop climate change. We need to do this by changing to a zero-carbon, sustainable, cyclic economy. Yet...

EcoServices’ flight to eco-friendly skies

8. May 2018 - 9:56
One of the key challenges for the aviation industry over the coming years is how to continue delivering safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective air travel as well as being environmentally responsible...

Building standards for the future we want

8. May 2018 - 9:56
Despite the international community’s best efforts, extreme weather events and slow-onset climate change continue to wreak havoc on our lives and livelihoods. Adaptation measures, however, will help us...

Big polluters take a stand

8. May 2018 - 9:56
The fight against climate change has unexpected allies with some of the heaviest-polluting industries joining its ranks. Why have they chosen to take a stand? And what are they doing to help clear the...

New technical specification for auditors of ISO 45001

3. May 2018 - 10:05
Hot on the heels of the world’s first International Standard for occupational health and safety comes a technical specification to ensure those auditing it are up to scratch.

Education sector to benefit from a new international management system standard

2. May 2018 - 11:49
Helping educational providers deliver a better service is the aim behind the world’s first international management system standard for the sector just published.