The latest version (version 6, revised in December 2014) of the ISEAL Code of Good Practice for Setting Social and Environmental Standards.
This guidance developed by ISEAL on Chain of Custody (CoC) System is a reference document for sustainability standards systems that complements ISEAL's Sustainability Claims Good Practice Guide.
This infographic illustrates how certified commodities have lower external costs benefiting farmers, the environment and society.
In 2019, we launched a review of the principles to find out how they have been used and adopted. The outcome of the review will decide whether the principles need to be revised to adapt to new international frameworks and norms, changing stakeholder expectations or innovations in sustainability tools, and, if so, the scope of the revision. This document contains information about the review objectives, process and opportunities for involvement.
In 2019, ISEAL carried out a review of the Standard-Setting and Impacts Codes. Through the review, ISEAL gathered information regarding the usability of the Codes, their effectiveness in delivering against their objectives, as well as their scope and objectives. This document details the activities carried out as part of the review and the findings.
ISEAL is seeking qualified individuals to join the ISEAL Code of Good Practice Steering Group. Successful candidates will support ISEAL’s mission and values, have experience with ISEAL’s credibility tools, and represent a diversity of stakeholders in various geographies. The Steering Group Terms of Reference set out the role and responsibilities of Steering Group members.
These terms of reference cover the formation, responsibilities, aims and operation of the Steering Group with respect to the revision of the requirements of the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice and the integration of these requirements into one holistic Code of Good Practice.