ISO 20022 Universal financial industry message scheme: Updates to Bank Services Billing Standard and Publication under ISO20022  
ISO 20022 is a family of international financial services messaging standards. It addresses payment initiation (including CGI), account reporting, various administrative messaging including Exceptions and Investigation (E and I), electronic bank account management (eBAM) and X9’s Balance and Transaction Reporting Standard (BTRS), which replaces the BAI standard, it also lends itself to electronic messaging    
How YOU can influence next edition of ISO 14001  
Users of the ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS) standard are being encouraged to provide input through an online survey to the experts developing the next edition of the standard, which is expected to be published in 2015.    
Global Conference on Sustainability and Transparency (22-24 May -Amsterdam)  
The 2013 Global Conference on Sustainability and Transparency will be the must-attend leadership event to address these issues. It will provide the platform for business, government, civil society and academia to connect, share successful strategies, learn new approaches and collaborate to accelerate the transition to a sustainable global economy. The conference will celebrate the launch of the new GRI Reporting Framework (G4) allowing experts and business leaders to plan its role in mainstreaming sustainability disclosure.    
Event sustainability management - ISO 20121 passes 2012 Olympic Games test  
Rarely has a new ISO management standard been put to such immediate and successful use as ISO 20121:2012, Event sustainability management systems - Requirements with guidance for use. The 2012 Olympic Games in London was the first major test of the new standard.    
ISO standards tackle energy challenge  
ISO solutions for energy efficiency and renewables are the subject of a new brochure – ISO & energy – which provides a concise overview of International Standards available and how they can help.    
33rd Annual EcoFarm Conference(23,26 Jan 2013)  
Get ready for the 33rd Annual EcoFarm Conference, the oldest and largest gathering of ecologically sustainable agriculture advocates in the West. For 33 years, we have convened to create, maintain, and promote healthy and just food/farming systems.    
2nd International Conference on Green Buildings Technologies and Materials (GBTM 2012)  
GBTM 2012 will be a major opportunity for researchers in subjects related to green buildings Technologies and Materials, and applications in the built environment to mix with other scientists, industrialists and stakeholders in the field. GBTM 2012 will be held in Wuhan, China on December 27-28, 2012    
Environmental Health 2013 03 - 06 March 2013 Boston, USA  
Environmental Health 2013 – Science and Policy to Protect Future Generations will provide a forum for the discussion of most recent scientific results on the interactions of the environment and human health. In a rapidly changing global environment the protection of future generations has become a major goal of national and international politics. Thus this conference will provide a place for translating scientific evidence into strategies to direct future research and policy action.    
Employee voice is ‘critical’ to sustainable business success  
Employers need to “talk and listen to staff” to ensure sustainable business success, according to in-depth research published today.    

New Standards
Quick Links