This report first examines how standards systems are being applied to landscapes and jurisdictions. It then explores factors that are important to the effective application of sustainability strategies at a landscape level and identifies opportunities to strengthen the role that standards systems can play in implementing those strategies.
ISEAL is led by a Senior Management Team and governed by a Board of Directors
ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice provide a recognised framework for leading sustainability standards
PANDORA, which has a history in ethical conduct, engaged with the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) in 2010 to support its corporate social responsibility commitments, earning its first RJC certification in 2012.
ISEAL’s aims to strengthen sustainability standards systems for the benefit of people and the planet
ISEAL’s Credibility Principles represent the core values of effective sustainability standards
Sustainability standards deliver impact at a global scale on the sustainability issues that matter
ISEAL members are improving their standards and innovating to respond to changing expectations
ISEAL offers training and support services to support the development and use of credible standards
Kimberly-Clark’s commitment to the FSC aligns with its values and helps drive demand for responsibly managed forests.
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Credible sustainability standards as SDG indicators


An alliance for improving smallholder incomes founded by GIZ, Sustainable Food Lab and ISEAL
ISEAL’s experts deliver interactive, example-based training workshops several times a year
This survey of corporate actors by Globescan examines use of and attitudes about sustainability standards
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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 and report from DIPI India baseline study.
This webinar, presents a pioneering effort to assess the state of the ‘blue economy’ – specifically focusing on major marine and freshwater sustainability-oriented certification initiatives.
Portuguese translation of the summary of the ISEAL Credibility Principles