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06/12/2017
Research webinars
18/02/2019
Webinar | ISEAL members collective reporting efforts - findings and learnings
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Show description <p>ISEAL member schemes have collaborated on shared reporting since 2011. In this webinar, ISEAL presents the key findings and learnings from two recently published collaborative collective reporting projects.&nbsp;<br /> The first of these focusses on the issue of multiple certification in the coffee and cocoa sectors - better understand to what extent farmers are certified by one or more ISEAL member scheme, to identify key characteristics of multiple certified certificate holders, and to examine regional and commodity-…
29/06/2018
VIA initiative: spotlight pages
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29/06/2018
VIA initiative summary: breaking through barriers in communicating the impact of sustainability standards
4.23 MB
04/01/2018
Report | Lessons learnt about research design and methods
5.53 MB
Show description This methodological paper from ISEAL shares insights and lessons learned from three ongoing impact evaluations that completed their baseline in 2016 and are due for end line evaluation in 2019. These baseline studies are part of the Demonstrating and Improving Poverty Impacts project and were undertaken in the cotton sector in India and the coffee sector in Kenya and Indonesia. This paper attempts to address fundamental conceptual questions that arise in the course of designing and undertaking impact evaluations of sustainability standards…
07/12/2017
Report | Findings of Globescan survey on sustainability standards
2.46 MB
29/11/2017
Research webinar 23 | Environmental-economic benefits and trade-offs on certified coffee farms
Show description Research webinar with Jeremy Haggar (Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich) and Gabriela Soto (Committee on Sustainability Assessment) on the environmental and economic benefits and trade-offs on certified coffee farms. This webinar presented on Wednesday 29th November 2017 looks at findings on economic and environmental outcomes on certified coffee farms in Nicaragua and economic outcomes in Costa Rica and Guatemala, evaluated using the COSA assessment framework. It also explores how certification outcomes vary relative to…
24/11/2017
ISEAL Impacts Code v2 Compliance Checklist v2.1
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Show description <p>Use this template&nbsp;to complete your Compliance Checklist&nbsp;for the Impacts&nbsp;Code.</p>
23/11/2017
ISEAL Impacts Code of Good Practice Version 2.0
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Show description The latest version (version 2, approved in December 2014) of the Code of Good Practice for Assessing the Impacts of Social and Environmental Standards Systems (ISEAL Impacts Code).
16/11/2017
Research webinar 22 | Impacts of certification in cotton in India and Pakistan
Show description Research webinar with Peter Lund-Thomsen from Copenhagen Business School on the effects of certification on farmers’ incomes, workers’ conditions and environmental pollution on cotton farms in India and Pakistan. This webinar, held on 16th November 2017, analyzes the effects of Better Cotton Initiative on farmers’ incomes, workers’ conditions and environmental pollution on cotton farms in the provinces of Sindh and Punjab, Pakistan and the states of Punjab and Gujarat, India. It uses a multi-scalar approach to look at effects at farm-level,…