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Innovating through collaboration: reflections from ISEAL’s Community Day 2017

Helen Ireland, Senior Innovations Manager ISEAL, shares reflections from ISEAL’s innovations-focused Community Day, where community members ...

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Blog Post - Helen Ireland - 25 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

SDGs pick-up momentum across businesses and governments

As politicians from around the world gathered at the annual UN High-level Political Forum to report on their country’s progress against the ...

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Blog Post - David D'Hollander - 25 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

The changing nature of trust

As standards systems, we’re in the trust game. And we’re pretty good at it! Our tools are a well-respected means for buyers and consumers ...

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Blog Post - Patrick Mallet - 25 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

Low bar or high bar: scaling up while maintaining credibility

More and more we see a tension between the call to raise the bar of sustainability standards and the need to ensure they remain accessible ...

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Blog Post - Suzanne Clift - 25 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

Raising Farm Gate Prices for a Living Income – an insight from the cocoa sector

The Living Income Community of Practice recently held a webinar on closing income gaps with guest presenter Antonie Fountain from the VOICE ...

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Blog Post - Adam Romo - 27 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

ISEAL membership linked to improved transparency, accessibility and rigour of a standards systems

A new infographic illustrates the positive effect of full ISEAL membership on transparency, accessibility and rigour of a standards system. ...

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Blog Post - Joanne Maimaris - 14 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

Credible sustainability standards continue to grow

The latest market data on voluntary sustainability standards shows a clear trend: the production volume and number of certified products ...

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Blog Post - Suzanne Clift - 13 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

New report finds farm practices must change to protect endangered species and habitats

A new report released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development has found that sustainable agriculture practices must be ...

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Blog Post - Sophie Mendes - 12 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

ISEAL Innovations Fund begins to bear fruit

A ground-breaking data digitisation project led by UTZ is the first of eight new Innovations Fund initiatives. ...

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Blog Post - Suzanne Clift - 26 Jul 2017 - 0 comments

Coping with the growth of standards

In this guest blog post, Georg Karner, from ISEAL subscriber Intact Systems, shares his thoughts on the challenges that standards face as they grow. For every standard, growth is a ...

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Blog Post - georg.karner - 16 Jun 2017 - 0 comments