International trade is often overlooked as a driver of global biodiversity loss and climate change. More than 80 industrial sectors in over 180 countries actively employ voluntary sustainability standards to protect biodiversity and food security. Global dialogue is needed to advance green commodity value chains, increase coordinated ecological practices, scale-up good practices and build consensus.
This blog outlines a set of key messages on due diligence and standards systems in the context of TFA letter to the European Commission.
ISEAL and its members have worked closely with partners and policymakers to enhance understanding of the role of credible systems and certification within EU regulation, and how an effective policy can build on them.
Kimberly-Clark’s commitment to the FSC aligns with its values and helps drive demand for responsibly managed forests.