ISO: Global standards for trusted goods and services

Standards define what great looks like, setting consistent benchmarks for businesses and consumers alike — ensuring reliability, building trust, and simplifying choices.

Making lives easier, safer and better.

What can standards do for you?

International standards ensure that the products and services you use daily are safe, reliable, and of high quality. They also guide businesses in adopting sustainable and ethical practices, helping to create a future where your purchases not only perform excellently but also safeguard our planet. In essence, standards seamlessly blend quality with conscience, enhancing your everyday experiences and choices.

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ISO: the International Organization for Standardization

ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization. It brings global experts together to agree on the best ways of doing things. From climate change and healthcare, to quality management and artificial intelligence, our mission is to make lives easier, safer and better – for everyone, everywhere.

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Creation of international standard on net zero gets underway

Work is underway to develop ISO’s first international standard on net zero. It will provide clarity on the net zero transition, robust requirements, and ultimately enable independently verified and comprehensive climate action and accelerate progress towards a sustainable world.

The fundamentals of telemedicine equipment

As a healthcare provider embarking on the telehealth journey, don’t be daunted by the bewildering array of telehealth devices available. Instead, let’s examine how investing in these essential tools can help optimize your telehealth services.

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