In 2015, world leaders came together to create 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) which aim to tackle various social, economic and environmental issues, to build a better world by 2030.
What you may not be aware of is the fact that ISO Standards play a big part in the journey towards a better future. Many commonly used ISO Standards already meet certain goals, with more in development.
This is part 2 of our 2-part series on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the ISO standards that support them.
Today, Mel explains the 7 remaining SDGs, the ISO standards that relate to them and how organisations can meet these goals…
- The ISO standards that relate to the sustainable development goals.
- How to align your business with the SDG’s.
- The ISO standards that can help you meet the last 7 SDGs.
- Details of the final 7 SDGs and the ISO standards that relate to them.
- How we define what best practice is.
- How ISO standards are developed.
In this episode, we talk about:
[00:46] The Sustainable Development Goals set out by the UN.
[02:27] How ISO 9001 and 14001 relate to the SDGs.
[02:56] Goal 10 (Reduced inequalities) and how ISO 26000 (Guidance for social responsibility) relates to it.
[06:04] Goal 11 (Sustainable cities and communities) and the series of standards ISO 37101, ISO 37120, ISO 37122, ISO 37123, and ISO 22301 that can help meet this goal.
[07:50] Goal 12 (Responsible consumption and production) and the related standards ISO 14020 Series, ISO 15392, and ISO 20245.
[14:14] Goal 14 (Life underwater) and the 250 sustainability-related Standards dedicated to Shipping, port waste management and protection of marine life.
[15:30] Goal 15 (Life on land) and the related standards ISO 14001 and ISO 38200.
[16:27] Goal 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions) and the standards that support this goal ISO 37001, ISO 37301, and ISO 37000.
[18:18] Goal 17 (Partnerships for the goals) and it’s relevance to ISO Standards.
[19:43] How ISO standards are developed.
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