2016: The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU)  
The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) addresses the ways in which we inhabit an increasingly globalized world. How do we transform nature? How do we build new social and political relationships for the emerging global reality? Societies and cultures determine the ways we live with and shape nature. They influence how we perceive the global consequences of our everyday actions. We need to understand what our daily actions mean for the world as a whole in order to overcome global challenges.    
ISO/TS 13811:2015 Tourism and related services -- Guidelines on developing environmental specifications for accommodation establishments  
A new set of guidelines for accommodation establishments will not only help them minimize their impact on the environment but make a more positive contribution to our world.    
UN forum highlights ‘fundamental’ role of private sector in advancing new global goals  
The fundamental role of the private sector in advancing the newly-adopted sustainable development agenda was highlighted today at a United Nations forum, during which a new tool was launched to support companies in navigating and operationally aligning with the global goals that make up the agenda.    
Sustainable Health Code of Practice  
In “Sustainable Health Code of practice” , organizations have a duty to act in the best long-term interests of our beneficiaries and believe that environmental, social, and economy issues can affect the their performance. This Programme involves ‘greening’ the health sector with particular attention to human health care (physically, mentally, welfare), energy, travel, waste, procurement, water, infrastructure adaptation and building’s related industries.    
ISO 18459,Biomimetics – Biomimetic structural optimization  
ISO 18458:2015, Biomimetics – Terminology, concepts and methodology, provides a framework for the terminology on biomimetics in scientific, industrial and educational fields while ISO 18459,Biomimetics – Biomimetic structural optimization, specifies the functions and scopes of biomimetic structural optimization methods that consider the ideal design of components to withstand things like weight or lifespan.    
ISO 11000” Collaborative business relationship management – Framework” is expected to be published in December 2016  
A draft standard for collaborating effectively in business is undergoing a second round of votes, taking it another step closer to publication. Collaborative working and business partnerships can bring unlimited benefits for everyone involved - if they are managed effectively. Providing access to new services, improving opportunities for contracts and combining resources are just some of the ways that organizations can win from working together.    
The revision of ISO 22000 on food safety management is underway  
Ensuring food is safe along the entire food chain is a major concern in our modern societies, where products sometimes cross several borders before reaching the end consumer.    
EuroCert Leadership Academy Registration  
The Leadership Academy is a Subsidiary Educational and Research Company which is registered as “EuroCert Leadership Academy Registration” for designing and facilitating customized leadership Strategy that accelerate performance, help execute strategic plans, facilitate change, shape organisational culture and develop business in the “Main Companies” around the world.    
Innovation is widely recognized as one of the essential drivers of successful business and a key contributor to a nation’s productivity and economic and social development. Finding ways of fostering innovation is a central concern for both forward-thinking companies and governments. In many countries there is a strong focus on public funding of research and development and on intellectual property rights (IPR) as instruments of innovation policy and business strategy. Whilst it is clear that economic and societal benefits from research can only be achieved through their successful transfer into innovative products and processes, this critical aspect – which is the one to which standardization contributes most – is often neglected.    

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