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ISO/IEC 27002:2022 Information Security, Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection — Information Security Controls

A new version of ISO 27002 was published at the beginning of March 2022. ISO 27002:2022 is an international standard for initiating, implementing, maintaining, and improving information security management in organisations of all types and sizes, and supports the implementation of an ISMS (information security management system) based on the requirements of ISO 27001:2013. It …

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Inspections vs Audits

We are often asked to explain the difference between an inspection and an audit. ISO/IEC 17020:2003 Conformity assessment — Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection defines an inspection as: “examination of a product, process, service, or installation or their design, and determination of their conformity with specific requirements or, on …

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ISO 10012 Training Delivered to Transitions Optical

Transitions Optical manufactures photochromic plastic lenses at its premises in Tuam, Co. Galway and employs approximately 200 people. The company is certified to ISO 13485:2016 – the medical device management system standard. Clause 7.6 of this standard addresses the control of monitoring and measuring equipment, which relates to the calibration and verification of measuring equipment …

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Sustainable Finance & Understanding How to Get There

Source: https://www.ifrs.org/use-around-the-world/use-of-ifrs-standards-by-jurisdiction/view Adapted. Image: For demonstration purposes only. The convergence of Sustainability and Financial Reporting.i In ‘Who Controls the Rules Wins’ii, finance contributor George O’Dwyer, sets out why climate and financial reporting were moving toward alignment. Highlighted impacts on; share prices, investment returns, availability of finance and singled out a resource every stakeholder attributed value …

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Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG) report: The Final Warning Bell

I recently reviewed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Sixth Assessment report (https://antarisconsulting.com/the-intergovernmental-panel-on-climate-change-ipcc-sixth-assessment-report/) which stated that climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying. Unprecedented changes are being observed in every region and across the whole climate system as evidenced by the following: CO₂ concentration is the highest in at least 2 million years. …

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What is Cop26?

Cop26 is the 26th conference of the parties to the UN framework convention on climate change, the parent treaty to the 2015 Paris Agreement. World governments conducted their first conference (COP1) in Berlin in 1975. Under the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), practically every country on Earth committed itself to avoid …

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Sixth Assessment report

Climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying, according to an influential UN report released in early August. This is the stark forecast in the Sixth Assessment Cycle report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change. …

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