Impacts reports and studies

Global Coffee Platform report finds support aimed at smallholder coffee farmers delivers more benefit than agribusiness models

A Global Coffee Platform report at the end of a four-year public-private partnership supporting small-scale coffee growers in Tanzania, finds a strong case for supporting smallholder production systems to increase sustainability in the sector.

Research Webinar 22: Impacts of certification in cotton in India and Pakistan

Research webinar with Peter Lund-Thomsen from Copenhagen Business School on the effects of certification on farmers’ incomes, workers’ conditions and environmental pollution on cotton farms in India and Pakistan.

Research Webinar 23: Environmental-economic benefits and trade-offs on certified coffee farms

29 Nov 2017
Research webinar with Jeremy Haggar (Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich) and Gabriela Soto (Committee on Sustainability Assessment) on the environmental and economic benefits and trade-offs on certified coffee farms.

Research Webinar 21: Effects of sustainability standards along the supply chain

Research webinar with Jan Willem Molenaar from Aidenvironment on the impact of sustainability standards on trading relationships throughout the supply chain.

Research Webinar 20: Added value of certification for farmers in delivering more sustainable farming

Research webinar with Matt Reed from the Countryside and Community Research Institute on the added value of certification for farmers in delivering more sustainable farming.

Research webinar 19: Lessons learned from socio-environmental certification for agriculture in Brazil

Research webinar with Luis Fernando Guedes Pinto from Imaflora on lessons learned from socio-environmental certification for agriculture in Brazil.

Research Webinar 18: Assessing the Landscape of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives

Research webinar with Ben Collins and Madeline Hung from MSI Integrity on standard-setting multi-stakeholder initiatives and their scope, governance, and operations.

Research webinars on standards' impacts- Autumn/Winter 2017 programme

This webinar series is dedicated to sharing emerging research findings in the field of sustainability standards’ impacts. We hear from researchers on what difference they think sustainability standards are making and how they can improve their impact and from practitioners on the key takeaways for standards systems. If you are interested in sharing your own research through an ISEAL research webinar, please contact ISEAL’s Impacts Coordinator Sophie Mendes (sophie@isealalliance.org).

ISEAL membership linked to improved transparency, accessibility and rigour of a standards systems

A new infographic illustrates the positive effect of full ISEAL membership on transparency, accessibility and rigour of a standards system.

New report finds farm practices must change to protect endangered species and habitats

A new report released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development has found that sustainable agriculture practices must be widely implemented in order to stem the alarming loss of biodiversity and to protect endanged species.
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