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A first look at ISEAL’s Sustainability Claims Good Practice Guide

certified sugar © Jason LaChappelle for ISEAL ISEAL is creating a Sustainability Claims Good Practice ...

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SAN and IOAS Partnership on Accreditation Moves Forward

In collaboration with the International Organic Accreditation Service, the Sustainable Agriculture Network is transforming its accreditation system. Jason LaChappelle reports on the changes taking place and the positive impact this could have on Rainforest Alliance ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 16 Mar 2013 - 0 comments

Sustainability in your mug: news from the coffee sector

development. Jason LaChappelle reports on this and other coffee news. In February ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 16 Mar 2013 - 0 comments

Davos meetings point to severity of global risks

Business and government leaders convened in January for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Jason LaChappelle looks at the global environmental risks and sustainable consumption issues that were debated in Davos. Hundreds of the world’s ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 16 Mar 2013 - 0 comments

EU looks to align trade and development policy

A recent proposal to update the EU's trade and development policy could have implications for how it engages with developing countries. Jason LaChappelle looks at the sustainability aspects of the proposal and reports on the criticisms lodged against ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 16 Mar 2013 - 0 comments

WWF and ISEAL exploring impacts together

WWF is looking to sustainability standards to transform the production of the world's key commodities. Jason LaChappelle looks at WWF's Market Transformation Initiative and the shared goal with ISEAL to demonstrate certification impacts. ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 24 Mar 2015 - 0 comments

Bonsucro eyes greater relevance in emerging markets

Philippines © Jason LaChappelle for ISEAL Click here for information about ISEAL’s guidance document ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 9 Dec 2014 - 0 comments

Company Scorecards Highlight Sustainability Progress

How do the world's biggest brands and retailers stack up on sustainable palm oil and reduced deforestation? Jason LaChappelle reports on two scorecards that rank company performance - the Forest Footprint Disclosure Project and the WWF Palm Oil Scorecard - ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 16 Mar 2013 - 0 comments

Book Review - How Retailers Command the Timber Trade

Jason LaChappelle reviews "Timber" by Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister (Polity Press, March 2011). Email, digital media and recycling have no doubt reduced our dependence on paper products. However, deforestation continues apace ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 16 Mar 2013 - 0 comments

Spotlight on Walmart: Talking Sustainability with the World's Biggest Retailer

goods are produced. Jason LaChappelle talks with Rajan Kamalanathan, Walmart's Vice President ... and for consumers to choose sustainable products. This month, Jason LaChappelle, ISEAL Communications Coordinator, ...

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Blog Post - Jason LaChappelle - 16 Mar 2013 - 0 comments