A Question of Trust: 2014 Global Sustainability Standards Conference

Global Sustainability Standards Conference
Global Sustainability Standards Conference
The Global Sustainability Standards Conference (formerly the ISEAL Annual Conference) brought together 300 leaders from business, government, civil society and sustainability standards to discuss the many dimensions of trust in the sustainability standards movement.

The global event for the standards and certification movement took place from 20-22 May in London. Thank you for helping to make the conference a major success.

We hope to see you next year!

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If you have any questions about the conference, please email us at conference@isealalliance.org

A Question of Trust

This year our theme was trust, which goes hand-in-hand with what it means to be a credible sustainability standard. Through keynote addresses, panel discussions and breakout sessions, the conference explored the many dimensions of trust that are essential to scaling up the certification movement: trust that standards systems are evaluating their impacts and responding to results; trust that claims and labels are accurate; trust from producers that certification is valuable; trust from busineses and the finance sector that standards are the right tool to achieve their objectives; trust that standards can address challenging global issues like living wage; and trust that standards are evolving to meet expectations and achieve their sustainability missions.

Click here to read the full programme

Speakers and Panellists

Over the course of three days, we heard from over 70 sustainability leaders from civil society, government and business, as well as experts and practitioners in standards systems.

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ISEAL Community Day

The ISEAL Community Day was an opportunity for members and subscribers to engage more closely and strategically, with a focus on sharing their experiences and learning from each other on how to improve the effectiveness and impact of standards and certification. Click here to read about the ISEAL Community Day or learn more about becoming a subscriber so that you can join next year.

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