World Standards Day 2022: Five areas where standards make a real difference
Cement, textiles, energy systems… Most sectors are set to undergo a profound transformation towards sustainability.
Policies, laws and standards are vital enablers of this transition. However, real transformation often depends on complex technical intricacies, and many of these make-or-break details are defined in standards – agreed at the international, regional, and national levels.
Let’s take an example. Electric vehicles can help reduce millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions if coupled with massive investments in renewable energy, public transport and active mobility.
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