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MSI Integrity has published a report that investigates how effective Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives (MSIs) are at protecting human rights. This is an…
Posted on 16th July 2020
Ensuring resilient livelihoods and sustained employment for vulnerable communities was already a stretch pre-Covid-19. For those communities lacking…
Posted on 15th July 2020
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020 launched in early July finds growing food insecurity, deterioration of the natural environment, and…
Posted on 10th July 2020
At a time when living income for farmers is a key issue for governments, civil society and industry, the Living Income Community of Practice (LICOP)…
Posted on 9th June 2020
Today we find ourselves in one of the most disruptive times in modern history.  Around the globe, sustainability organisations and…
Posted on 8th June 2020
ISEAL’s Credibility Principles have helped businesses, policy makers and standards developers define and identify good practice for sustainability…
Posted on 8th June 2020
Join ISEAL’s consultation on how best to support credible monitoring and communication of progress at a landscape or jurisdictional scale. Until 15…
Posted on 27th May 2020
Sustainability standards from the mining, minerals and metals (MMM) sector are working together to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and impact…
Posted on 20th May 2020
MarinTrust, independent business to business certification programme for the marine ingredient value chain, has been accepted as a full member of…
Posted on 6th May 2020
If the UN Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved by 2030, then immediate and urgent action is needed to transform global production systems…
Posted on 12th March 2020
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have decided to cancel the Global Sustainability Standards Symposium. We are stopping all non-essential travel…
Posted on 11th March 2020
Everyone has the right to a living income. Yet, as we move into a new decade, there are still around 500 million smallholder farming households…
Posted on 14th February 2020
With companies exploring scalable solutions to meet their sustainability commitments in a post-2020 world, ISEAL and its partners are looking at how…
Posted on 5th February 2020
As we enter 2020, one big question is whether the European Union will bring in legislation on corporate human rights and environmental due diligence…
Posted on 14th January 2020
ISEAL recently published the final report from a three-year study that assesses the early impacts of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) on…
Posted on 9th January 2020
How can we claim a product is sustainable if the farmers producing its ingredients are not earning enough for a decent standard of living? As we…
Posted on 4th December 2019
ISEAL members and subscribers demonstrated a range of tools and innovations designed to increase the impacts of sustainability standards, during…
Posted on 4th December 2019
As sustainability professionals, we often ask ourselves what works: What works to address deforestation? What works to improve farmer incomes? What…
Posted on 4th December 2019
As companies and governments seek effective solutions to meet their sustainability goals, the importance of credible and robust benchmarking is…
Posted on 3rd December 2019
The ISEAL Innovations Fund empowers standards systems to practically test their innovations, and is pleased to announce a new round of funding…
Posted on 29th November 2019