Sustainable Development Goals

  • Standards help achieve SDGs

    15 April 2019 by Natalie Mouyal
    The United Nations defines 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the core of its blueprint for building a better world by 2030. The SDGs serve as a call for action to all countries to promote prosperity while...
  • Making IT sustainable

    15 February 2019 by Catherine Bischofberger
    ISO and IEC produce many joint standards which specify how to improve the energy efficiency of information and communication technology (ICT). A number of these publications deal specifically with the excessive energy...
  • Electricity for the 21st Century - for all

    15 May 2018 by Vimal Mahendru
    Take a look around you. Is there anything we can do without electricity? Be it lighting, education, healthcare, productive work of almost any kind - everything requires electricity. And yet, today, there are around 1,1...
  • Strengthening participation

    21 June 2017 by Claire Marchand
    Each year sees an increase not only in the number of countries participating in the IEC Affiliate Country Programme but also in the number of International Standards adopted as national ones, national electrotechnical...