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Australia leads ISO committee for new water efficiency standard

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Australia has been successful in securing international support to establish a new International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) project committee on water efficiency. The new Australian-led committee will facilitate the development of a new ISO standard on water efficiency labelling, using as a base the joint Australian and New Zealand standard AS/NZS 6400 Water efficient products – Rating and labelling.

Fonterra’s quest for sustainable dairy nutrition

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Are you among the one billion people around the world who enjoy the nutritional benefits of dairy from Fonterra and wonder how sustainable dairy production is? An ISOfocus interview with Carolyn Mortland, Director, Social Responsibility, at Fonterra looks at the role of standards.

April articles

  • Australia leads ISO committee for new water efficiency standard

    Australia has been successful in securing international support to establish a new International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) project committee on water efficiency. The new Australian-led committee will facilitate the development of a new ISO standard on water efficiency labelling, using as a base the joint Australian and New Zealand standard AS/NZS 6400 Water efficient products – Rating and labelling.

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  • Fonterra’s quest for sustainable dairy nutrition

    Are you among the one billion people around the world who enjoy the nutritional benefits of dairy from Fonterra and wonder how sustainable dairy production is? An ISOfocus interview with Carolyn Mortland, Director, Social Responsibility, at Fonterra looks at the role of standards.

    Read the full article...

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Environmental standards have been developed to address a range of environmental management issues and to outline a minimum level of environmental protection. The documents are wide ranging covering everything from use of land, water quality, and noise pollution. They have been developed in partnership with organisations such as ERMA, EECA, and the Ministry for the Environment.

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