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Managing South Africa’s water for a better tomorrow
5 June 2023
Renowned water expert sheds light on the many opportunities associated with sustainable solutions.
Sink or swim: how to save the world’s water
14 November 2022
Water is imperative to survival but is under threat. Standards are vital to preserving, rehabilitating and managing water resources. Here’s why.
Our fight for a living planet
18 May 2022
ISO is harmonizing the world’s many metrics, indicators and standards for biodiversity, to give life on Earth a boost.
Rethinking the future of plastics
31 March 2022
Plastic pollution is a key environmental challenge today, calling for a new global agreement and sustainable solutions. Standards for plastics enjoy a privileged status in making this happen.
Bringing groundwater to the surface on World Water Day
22 March 2022
Groundwater has been out of sight and out of mind for too long. Better groundwater sustainability through standards will help protect people’s health and the environment.
Health | Society
Sharing our love of toilets
19 November 2021
Flush with sanitation standards on World Toilet Day.
The power of water
31 March 2021
New international guidance for hydropower plants just published.
World Water Day
22 March 2021
Standards that protect our most precious resource.
Leaving no drop to waste
30 November 2020
Standards to support treating wastewater for irrigation projects just updated.
Sustainability | Society
Turning waste into useful resources
19 November 2020
Supporting the right to safe sanitation on World Toilet Day.
Swimming between the flags
20 August 2020
In our globetrotting society, beach safety signs and flags need to be understood in a language that everyone can speak. Internationally agreed illustrations and protocols are key, and the International …
Biodiversity high on standards agenda
4 August 2020
A new expert committee on biodiversity just formed.
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