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ISEAL to coordinate unique collaboration aimed at showing FSC's impacts | ISEAL Alliance

ISEAL to coordinate unique collaboration aimed at showing FSC's impacts | ISEAL Alliance | sustainability standards | Scoop.it
The two-year initiative aims to support the scaling up of FSC certification globally to combat deforestation and threats to the world's forests.
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Malaysia's Felda Global palm oil producer sets sustainability goal - Reuters Africa

Malaysia's Felda Global palm oil producer sets sustainability goal Reuters Africa KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 (Reuters) - Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Holdings, the world's third-largest palm plantation operator, plans to meet global sustainability...
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Coffee Barometer 2014: building demand for sustainable coffee

Coffee Barometer 2014: building demand for sustainable coffee | sustainability standards | Scoop.it
UTZ Certified is one of the largest sustainability programs for coffee, cocoa and tea in the world: one-third of all coffee that is sustainably traded worldwide is certified by UTZ.
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UNEP Launches 10YFP Consumer Information Programme - IISD Reporting Services

UNEP Launches 10YFP Consumer Information Programme - IISD Reporting Services | sustainability standards | Scoop.it
UNEP Launches 10YFP Consumer Information Programme IISD Reporting Services The CIP will review existing information tools and systems, such as voluntary standards, eco-labels and marketing claims, to enhance their effectiveness by harmonizing data...
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Net Positive: Major review article shows small farmers are benefiting from certification | ISEAL Alliance

Net Positive: Major review article shows small farmers are benefiting from certification | ISEAL Alliance | sustainability standards | Scoop.it

The literature review conducted by KPMG Sustainability covers ISEAL members working in coffee, cocoa and cotton, and finds that sustainability standards are having an overall positive impact on sustainable rural development.


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Global Sustainability Standards Conference: 2014 Presentations | ISEAL Alliance

Global Sustainability Standards Conference: 2014 Presentations | ISEAL Alliance | sustainability standards | Scoop.it
*Note that many speakers did not use PowerPoint, and thus we do not have presentations from them to share.
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Ready for Lift off? Interview with standards’ expert Jason Potts on the influence of certification | ISEAL Alliance

Ready for Lift off? Interview with standards’ expert Jason Potts on the influence of certification | ISEAL Alliance | sustainability standards | Scoop.it
Earlier this year the State of Sustainability Initiatives (SSI) Review 2014 was published by an alliance of major international sustaina (Our interview with Jason Potts of #IISD and author of #SSI Review 2014 on growth of #certification

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Current FAO activities on sustainability standards - full version

FAO assists governments and private sector stakeholders on the use of public and private voluntary standards and undertakes action at the international level...
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Private Eco-brands and Green Market Development: Towards New Forms of Sustainability Governance in the Food Retailing

Private Eco-brands and Green Market Development: Towards New Forms of Sustainability Governance in the Food Retailing | sustainability standards | Scoop.it

Olga Chkanikova, Matthias Lehner

Journal of Cleaner Production, online first 1 June 2014

Highlights:

- Positive implications of private eco-branding for sustainable market development

- Supply chain functions delivered by private eco-branding vs. third-party sustainability certification

- Complementarities between private eco-branding and third-party certification

Keywords: Standards, Eco-labelling, Certification, Eco-branding, Sustainability governance, Green market, Food retailing

 


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Le MSC lance une consultation pour la révision de son Référentiel Pêcherie — MSC

Le MSC lance une consultation pour la révision de son Référentiel Pêcherie — MSC | sustainability standards | Scoop.it

Au printemps 2012, le Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) a entamé ses travaux de révision du Référentiel environnemental pour les pêcheries durables. Comme exigé par les directives d'éco-étiquetage de l'Organisation pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture des Nations Unies (FAO) et par le code de bonnes pratiques pour la mise en place des normes sociales et environnementales de l'ISEAL, le MSC s'est engagé à procéder à une révision périodique de son référentiel environnemental pour la pêche durable au cours de l’année 2013-2014.


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