Events

Date
15 - 19/10/2018
Price
Free

Members' Week is the major annual event for ISEAL members to interact and make progress on collaborative projects, ISEAL-led working groups and communities of practice. It is a valuable learning opportunity with regards to ISEAL’s core technical areas and a chance to meet and share experiences…

Date
19/10/2018
Price
Free

VSS are known to have a positive impact in areas where certified entities operate but VSS can also influence the enabling environment. There is not yet a lot of evidence of these so-called systemic impacts of VSS on the enabling environment. This webinar will present a white paper, carried out…

Date
25/10/2018
Price
Free

Private sustainability standards raise expectations among consumers about the economic, ethical and environmental implications of food production and trade; and attract donor funding to certification schemes. The sustainability impact of standards remains unclear as research focuses on either…

Date
31/10/18
Price
Free

Organic agriculture can be a “force for good” and is considered the gold standard mode of production. However, an open conversation about the price and trade of organic cotton is urgently needed. This webinar will share the intentions and key findings behind the report ‘A world beyond…

Date
15/11/2018
Price
Free

In 2012, a committee of international experts from academia, business, and civil society published Toward Sustainability: The Roles and Limitations of Certification. In addition to describing the history, key features and actors in voluntary standard systems (VSS), the report summarised the…

Date
22/11/2018
Price
Free

Traditionally, governments are seen as responsible for biodiversity protection. But more and more, initiatives of private, non-state actors show a large potential to contribute to biodiversity conservation and enhancement. In this webinar, the report ‘The Impact of International Cooperative…

Date
27/11/2019

True Price has pioneered an approach to calculating the ‘true cost’ of raw materials that accounts for social and environmental factors typically externalized in commodity pricing. This webinar will dive into the true price methodology and their work to integrate living income benchmarks into…

Date
29/11/2018
Price
Free

The growth and expansion of salmon production in Chile have been exponential in the last 30 years. In 2015, WWF Chile initiated a study aimed at designing and validating a methodological framework for monitoring expected changes in environmental and social issues. The objective was to identify…

Date
6/12/2018
Price
Free

Price volatility is a common challenge facing smallholder farmers in tropical commodities. Recent developments of a 40% drop in the price of cocoa in West Africa have highlighted how price volatility and extended periods of low prices can undermine the gains of supply chain programs. Published…