ISEAL’s 2021 Annual Report reflects on the year’s most significant developments and achievements to support credible practices. Download a pdf of the report.
A collection of background materials explaining the basics about blockchain technology.
Baseline report | Evaluation of the Early Impacts of Sustainability Standards on Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Lampung and South Sumatra, Indonesia.
This baseline report presents the initial stage of a research project with the overarching goal to examine the impact on farmer livelihoods and poverty alleviation within Indonesian coffee-growing communities as a result of processes of verification or certification against different sustainability standards. These standards include the Common Code for the Coffee Community (4C) Code of Conduct, the Sustainable Agriculture Network/ Rainforest Alliance (SAN/RA) standard, and Utz Certification.
This document guides the incorporation of informed consent for the Delta Framework indicators data collection into existing organisational data strategy and policies.
In Mozambique, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has assisted the country’s policy-makers in adjusting its rules for cotton concessions to achieve higher yields while improving on sustainability aspects.
Joining ISEAL’s learning community helps sustainability systems become more effective at achieving positive impacts.
This briefing note captures broader insights from a project ISEAL implemented with support from the German International Development Agency GIZ in 2018-2019, in which we explored the implications and linkages between corporate due diligence processes and voluntary sustainability standards.
Briefing note | Interactions between standards systems and landscape and jurisdictional approaches (2017)
Landscape, jurisdictional and other regional approaches are gaining momentum as potential tools for scaling-up the sustainable sourcing of commodities. This briefing aims to assist sustainability standards in assessing these new approaches by providing background information and five ‘entry points’ for exploring potential engagement.
Briefing paper | Multiple certification patterns of ISEAL member schemes in the coffee and cocoa industries.
Report on ISEAL member collaboration on shared impact reporting.
This brochure presents a list of critical elements to ensure that comparisons and benchmarking between standards systems are credible