International Standards on environmental sustainability offer a clear and practical way to achieve operational excellence, comply with legal requirements, and meet stakeholder expectations. By embracing these ISO standards, organizations can position themselves as leaders, save money and resources, and gain trust and recognition.

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Embracing nature: Climate change solutions for a healthy future

Climate change is already being felt around the world in a variety of ways. Nature-based solutions are an important piece of the puzzle for reversing the process. 

The greenhouse effect: Counting gases and why it matters

It’s easy to have mixed feelings about carbon. On the one hand, it’s the foundation for life on Earth. On the other, it’s linked to climate change.

The circular economy: building trust through conformity assessment
Standards and conformity assessment provide assurance on aspects of the circular economy including product lifetime and recyclability, safety and efficiency.

Top standards

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ISO/FDIS 59020
Circular economy
Measuring and assessing circularity performance
Standard
ISO 7704:2023
Water quality
Requirements for the performance testing of membrane filters used for direct enumeration of microorganisms by culture methods
Standard
ISO 14001:2015
Environmental management systems
Requirements with guidance for use