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We work to accelerate positive change by improving the impacts of ambitious sustainability systems and their partners. Read the latest annual report…
Posted on 8th June 2021
There is ‘scant evidence of positive outcomes [on deforestation] for all approaches except voluntary standards systems’.   This was the…
Posted on 1st April 2021
With our new strategy, we’re aiming to increase our impact in tackling the biggest sustainability challenges of our time. With less than 10 years…
Posted on 23rd March 2021
Assurance professionals are working together to develop good practice guidance for remote auditing, with the goal of keeping supply chains…
Posted on 23rd March 2021
As companies invest in scalable solutions for meeting sustainability commitments, many initiatives and standards are looking at how they can support…
Posted on 23rd March 2021
As the European Union considers legislation to address supply chain deforestation later this year, we reflect on how standards and similar systems…
Posted on 9th March 2021
The launch of ISEAL’s new membership structure marks a focus on a wider range of sustainability systems and offers new and enhanced products. We’re…
Posted on 24th February 2021
“You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” runs the old business adage. Conversely, good metrics and data can help you make better management…
Posted on 22nd January 2021
The Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS) enters the ISEAL membership having met the new ISEAL Community Member Requirements.  The…
Posted on 15th December 2020
The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) has met the new ISEAL Community Member Requirements. They join the Round Table on…
Posted on 15th December 2020
While the concept of jurisdictional sustainability continues to gain momentum, the question of how to best monitor and credibly communicate…
Posted on 8th December 2020
ISEAL will adopt a new four-year strategy from 2021. The strategy is designed to provide a clear path for us to deliver on our vision of creating a…
Posted on 8th December 2020
ISEAL has rebranded to recognise the broadening of its membership. The refreshed brand reflects the evolution of ISEAL and marks a renewed focus on a…
Posted on 7th December 2020
The global ambition to solve sustainability challenges is growing. In response, standards have evolved and so has ISEAL: we have a new membership…
Posted on 7th December 2020
Public and private sector stakeholders are increasingly looking to voluntary standards as one of the key tools to deliver their sustainability goals…
Posted on 1st December 2020
ISEAL has produced a package of tools and guidance on the power of polygon data and how sustainability systems can collect it. Polygon data can…
Posted on 18th November 2020
With a shift towards outcome-focused sustainability standards and measurement, ISEAL commissioned 3Keel to review different metrics for monitoring…
Posted on 26th October 2020
Our 2019 Annual Report recognises the importance of collaboration to drive change and improvement. This was demonstrated through our members work…
Posted on 16th October 2020
We are delighted to announce that our new membership structure will launch in November. The change in structure will allow us to better…
Posted on 30th September 2020
A new round of funding awarded in April supports six new projects through ‘landscape grants’. Each project will test fresh approaches to increase the…
Posted on 17th August 2020