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The Union for Ethical BioTrade opens consultation on the Ethical BioTrade Standard

Every five years UEBT revises its standard. A revision process has now started and the standard is open for public consultation. Comments may be provided on the UEBT Standard, which includes a brief description ...

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Blog Post - jerida - 11 May 2018 - 0 comments

Catalysing action through digital innovations: Community Day 2018

We are well into a new age where technology and information are transforming our ways of working. Digital innovations will enable leaps in ...

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Blog Post - Ana Garzon - 27 Apr 2018 - 0 comments

Spreading the Wealth with social enterprise

Join us at the Social Enterprise Mark CIC annual conference in York on 6th & 7th June to get involved in discussions on how we can tackle inequality and build a fairer society with social enterprise. ...

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Blog Post - SophieSEM - 16 Apr 2018 - 0 comments

Data for good: Community day 2018

Data is revolutionising the world of sustainability standards, but with so many data projects underway, how can we facilitate collaboration ...

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Blog Post - Ana Garzon - 29 Mar 2018 - 0 comments

Geospatial data: A decision making foundation for sustainability standards

The importance of geospatial data is increasingly recognised within the sustainability standards community. Spatial information can be ...

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Blog Post - Elizabeth Kennedy - 27 Mar 2018 - 0 comments

Public consultation open for the CRAFT Code

RESOLVE and the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) invite you to review and comment on the Code of Risk mitigation for Artisanal and small-scale mining engaging in Formal Trade (CRAFT) from February 26 to ...

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Blog Post - nataliauribe - 27 Feb 2018 - 0 comments

The future of assurance is data

New technologies and the increase in available data to aid decision-making are transforming how we drive sustainability and assess its ...

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Blog Post - Ana Garzon - 22 Feb 2018 - 0 comments

Learning from the Value and Impact Analysis (VIA) initiative

ISEAL conducted a survey in 2015 which revealed that 3 in 10 business leaders felt they lacked sufficient evidence to convince decision ...

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Blog Post - Maira Devisscher - 14 May 2018 - 0 comments

Social competence in auditing: a conversation with Sanjiv Singh, Accreditation Services International

Accreditation Services International (ASI) recently announced the creation of the ASI Social Competence Center to oversee social ...

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Blog Post - ISEAL Alliance - 26 Jan 2018 - 0 comments

Report released on 'outcome-based' standards

ISEAL recently commissioned a report to explore ‘outcome-based’ standards, a topic that is on the radar of many standards systems as they ...

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Blog Post - Rosie Forsyth - 25 Jan 2018 - 0 comments