GoodWeave

Iseal code compliant member

GoodWeave

GoodWeave is a non-profit organisation that seeks to end exploitative child labour in the carpet industry and offer educational opportunities to children and support to communities affected by exploitative practices by certifying carpets and rugs free from exploitive production. To earn the GoodWeave label, rug exporters and importers must be licensed under the GoodWeave certification programme.

ISEAL Code Compliant designates members who have successfully undergone independent evaluations against the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice in Standards-Setting, Assurance and Impacts.

Independent Evaluation to the ISEAL Standards-Setting Code
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Independent Evaluation in progress.

Independent Evaluation to the ISEAL Assurance Code
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As a result of this independent evaluation, GoodWeave have made the following improvements to their assurance system:

  • Improved the effectiveness of their oversight mechanism in addressing non-compliances identified in external assessments of assurance provider compliance with ISO17065

  • Published clarification on sanctions resulting from non-conformities

Independent Evaluation to the ISEAL Impacts Code
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As a result of this independent evaluation, GoodWeave have made the following improvements to their M&E system:

  • Developed a set of indicators to link with the long-term goals of the program with clearer indication of how to measure progress against these through research, existing external data sources and/or commissioned impact evaluation studies

  • Made a list of all indicators being used in the monitoring and evaluation system; and a list of completed, ongoing and planned outcome and impact evaluations available on their website

  • Agreed to include identification of unintended effects in evaluation studies