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06/12/2017
Research webinars
24/11/2017
ISEAL Member Public System Reports
Show description ISEAL members produce and annually update a public system report for each of the ISEAL Codes. The main goal of these reports is to provide a simplified overview of an organisation’s standard-setting, assurance and monitoring and evaluation systems. These are the most recent reports published by each of our standard-setting members. We only publish public system reports after a member has completed an external evaluation (peer review or independent evaluation). Thereafter, each subsequent yearly updated report remains public. Reports for…
20/04/2017
Research webinar 13 | Benefits of eco-labelling in developing countries
Show description Research webinar with Anna Carlson on the benefits of eco-labelling in developing countries. Eco-labelling (or environmental certification) is often promoted as a regulatory instrument capable of incentivizing sustainable resource use, even in the absence of stringent government environmental regulations. This webinar held on 20th April 2017, presents meta-synthesis research assessing the type and extent of producer benefits reported in case studies of forestry and marine certification, in developing countries, and whether these benefits can…
06/04/2017
Research webinar 12 | Standards and the blue economy
Show description Research webinar with Jason Potts from the International Institute for Sustainable Development on sustainability standards and the blue economy. The State of Sustainability Initiatives (SSI) project is a multi-institutional effort to understand and report on market-based approaches to sustainable commodity production and trade. This webinar, held on 6th April 2017, presents a pioneering effort to assess the state of the ‘blue economy’ – specifically focusing on major marine and freshwater sustainability-oriented certification initiatives. It…
22/09/2016
Research webinar 7 | Compliance processes in transnational private governance: The case of marine sustainability standards
Show description This webinar presents a research project that examines compliance processes in transnational private sustainability governance, using marine sustainability standards as a case study. This webinar, held on 22nd September 2016, reports on a research project that examines compliance processes in transnational private sustainability governance. Based on the publicly available assessment report of fisheries starting the certification process with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), it examines the influence of characteristics of fisheries, the MSC…
19/05/2016
Research webinar 3 | Comparing the breadth and depth of seafood certification programs
Show description As part of the Research Webinar Series, this webinar presents research which compared three national and three voluntary shrimp aquaculture certification programs for their adherence to environmental criteria, assessing the breadth and depth of the six certification programs. This webinar, held on May 19th 2016, presented research comparing three national and three voluntary shrimp aquaculture certification programs for their adherence to environmental criteria. Beginning with the FAO code for ecolabelling, it assessed the breadth (how many…