ISEAL is the global association for sustainability standards systems. Our mission is to strengthen sustainability standards systems for the benefit of people and the environment.
ISEAL’s Credibility Principles have helped businesses, policy makers and standards developers define and identify good practice for sustainability standards. Since their launch in 2013, we have seen a lot of change in the sustainability landscape.
ISEAL has now launched a
Everyone has the right to a living income. Yet, as we move into a new decade, there are still around 500 million smallholder farming households globally, comprising a large proportion of the world’s poor living on less than $2 a day. Something needs to change. People have been trying to measure a...
With companies exploring scalable solutions to meet their sustainability commitments in a post-2020 world, ISEAL and its partners are looking at how they can support landscape-wide transformation.
The idea of a landscape and jurisdictional approach is simple and compelling – that sustainab...
What can research and evidence tell us about the factors that influence the impact of sustainability initiatives? And, what do these findings mean for companies and governments in terms of the further development of standards? These two questions took centre stage during the Gl...
Geospatial data has become part of our everyday lives. We increasingly depend on apps and programs that use map-based information to provide useful insights. In the world of sustainability standards, there’s huge potential to use mapping tools – and ISEAL members have recently come together t...
These ‘systemic impacts’ help to create an enabling environment for production and consumption practices that benefit people and the planet, and contribute toward the Sustainable Development Goals. They include both tangible impacts, such as the creation of public and private policies or new part...
The exponential growth in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for sustainability is not surprising. It is a technology that becomes more powerful the more people use it, and it offers the sustainability community a straightforward and universal platform to come together and build ...