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How sustainability standards can learn from interoperability in the metals, minerals and mining sectors
Show description This ISEAL-led project was completed in 2018 and involved an executive summary, a summary report and a webinar on the topic of cross-sector learning on interoperability from the metals, minerals and mining sector.
Executive summary | Understanding certified small producers' needs
Show description This executive summary looks at the issues facing small certified producers and their expectations and experiences of certification, and explores how standards can address producers’ needs and priorities.
Report | Understanding certified small producers' needs
Show description This report looks at the issues facing small certified producers and their expectations and experiences of certification, and explores how standards can address producers’ needs and priorities.
Report | Lessons learnt about research design and methods
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…
Legal opinion | WTO Conformity of Private Sustainability Standards and the ISEAL Standard-Setting Code
Show description This legal opinion provides an analysis of the claims that ISEAL Alliance can make in respect of the conformity of private sustainability standards with the principles and disciplines as laid down by the World Trade Organization. In particular it assesses the extent to which the ISEAL Code of Good Practice for Setting Social and Environmental Standards is consistent with these disciplines. The legal opinion provides an update to the 2006 ISEAL – CIEL Legal Opinion entitled “International Standards and Technical Barriers to Trade".