Businesses experience range of benefits from using sustainability standards

Cotton field, USA © BCI
Cotton field, USA © BCI
A new report by Aidenvironment finds that sustainability standards improve market access, profitability and production for certified businesses, as well as enhance the reputation of and reduce risks for manufacturers and retailers.

Following a 2015 ISEAL survey, which found businesses identify a range of benefits from working with sustainability standards, ISEAL commissioned Aidenvironment to conduct a comprehensive review and synthesis of existing literature and evidence to fully understand the business benefits of standards and how they materialise. The independent research revealed that businesses realise a variety of short-term and long-term benefits from using sustainability standards, including market access, risk management and sector transformation. 

Read the full article on the Standards Impacts site.