Gold Standard has met the entry-level criteria of each of the three ISEAL Codes of Good Practice – Standard-Setting, Assurance and Impacts – to achieve associate membership. This status reflects an ongoing commitment to improvement and meeting the requirements of full ISEAL membership Gold Standard...
Protected Harvest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Santa Cruz, California, with the principal mission to advance use and adoption of quantifiable sustainable agriculture standards. Protected Harvest functions first and foremost as an independent certifier, but also conducts reviews of standards developed by industry-leading organizations, to provide third-party validation and confirm they are based on sound science and designed to promote continuous improvement. The Protected Harvest Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse group of representatives from prominent environmental NGOs