Sustainability News

ISEAL has launched a six-week public consultation seeking input into its draft guidance on credible claims in the living wage space. One of ISEAL’s…
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Building on last year’s successful suite of training courses, we have launched an updated series covering assurance, and monitoring and evaluation…
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Last year was especially significant for ISEAL, as we celebrated 20 years of leading the way on credible practices for sustainability systems. Much…
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Collaboration to promote sustainability assurance through standards and accredited conformity assessment. ISEAL in collaboration with the…
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ISEAL is delighted to announce that the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) has recently been approved as an ISEAL Community Member. We are…
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Last month, the Living Income Community of Practice, with Living Income Thematic Group of Cote d’Ivoire and IDH, brought together experts from the…
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A core tenet of the international human rights system is that when people’s rights are harmed or abused, there must be access to effective remedies.…
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As the world’s sustainability challenges intensify, the demands placed on business have never been greater – from developing science-based net-zero…
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By mid-2020 it had become obvious that the restrictions limiting movement across the globe in response to the covid-19 pandemic were not fleeting. As…
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Help shape more effective solutions to sustainability challenges by joining the consultation on the second draft of our Code of Good Practice. Our…
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New ISEAL research shares insights from 14 global companies on the actions they are taking to ensure workers receive a living wage, the challenges…
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The Global Biodiversity Framework, coming out of the CBD COP15 in December last year, has energised actions and commitments to scale up conservation…
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Our Technical Committee provides technical oversight to the development and maintenance of our credibility tools, in particular our Credibility…
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There is a strong need for a regulatory approach that ensures the substantiation of sustainability claims, but it’s key that this legal framework…
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The concept of ‘Living Income’ has grown in popularity as a way to improve livelihoods for smallholders. It goes a step beyond traditional notions of…
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Women bear a disproportionate burden of the adverse impacts of climate change. In low- and middle-income countries, women are highly dependent on…
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ISEAL is pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has recently been approved as an ISEAL Community Member. We are excited to be able to bring their…
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ISEAL is pleased to announce that Green Seal has recently been approved as an ISEAL Community Member. We warmly welcome one of the very first eco-…
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ISEAL is very pleased to announce that ResponsibleSteel has recently been approved as an ISEAL Community Member. We are excited that they join an…
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ISEAL is excited to announce that Swiss Better Gold Association has recently been approved as an ISEAL Community Member. They join a growing and…
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ISEAL is delighted to announce that OEKO-TEX® has recently been approved as an ISEAL Community Member. As one of the first two eco-label systems to…
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Deforestation is a key driver of the climate and biodiversity crises. With new voluntary and regulatory initiatives in the pipeline, what role can…
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ISEAL’s revised Code of Good Practice aims to support sustainability systems to achieve the impact they want – and we want to hear what you think.…
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International trade is often overlooked as a driver of global biodiversity loss and climate change. More than 80 industrial sectors in over 180…
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With support from the ISEAL Innovations Fund, ISEAL members have advanced their understanding of how sustainability systems can operate at a…
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Since 2016, the ISEAL Innovations Fund has been a launchpad for ISEAL members to join forces to explore new, ambitious ways to boost the impact and…
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Read the latest annual report for highlights of our progress towards improving the impacts of ambitious sustainability systems and their partners.…
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“Green”. “Eco”. “Good for the planet.” From the supermarket to billboards and websites, we are bombarded with claims about the green credentials of…
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Voluntary standards and other sustainability systems are good for people and planet. An ever-growing library of studies provides evidence of…
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From fighting poverty to tackling climate change and nature loss, sustainability standards and similar systems are playing a critical role in…
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