New report: ISEAL members more transparent and supportive to small producers than other sustainability standards

Coffee beans © David Macharia for Fairtrade International
Coffee beans © David Macharia for Fairtrade International
A new policy report finds a positive relationship between ISEAL membership and “producer-friendly” sustainability standards systems.

The report, Social and Environmental Standards: Contributing to More Sustainable Value Chains, is based on research conducted by the International Trade Centre and the European University Institute. It provides insights into the design and landscape of sustainability standards, demonstrating how a standard’s design and governance structure can make it more accessible to producers through cost sharing, assistance and transparency.

To read the full blog, please visit www.standardsimpacts.org.