Welcome to Standards Impacts

Standards Impacts provides evidence and information on the impact and business case of sustainability standards. You can search for reports, case studies, infographics and more to support your business needs.

This website is managed by the ISEAL Alliance, the global membership organisation for sustainability standards. 

Infographic: Delivering credible standards systems (2017)

Infographic: Delivering credible standards systems (2017)

Transparency, accessibility and rigour are three key drivers of credibility. Credibility and trust are intrinsically linked; to engender trust a standards...

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Infographic: Delivering credible standards systems (2017)

Infographic: Delivering credible standards systems (2017)

This infographic provides examples, from recent research, that illustrate the positive effect of full ISEAL membership on transparency,...

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Aquaculture Stewardship Council case studies

Aquaculture Stewardship Council case studies

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is an independent not for profit organisation with global influence that leads a certification and labelling programme for responsibly farmed seafood...

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Responsible sourcing of forest products beneficial for businesses, new report

Responsible sourcing of forest products beneficial for businesses, new report

Retail companies with strong responsible forest products sourcing policies are seeing numerous tangible business benefits, demonstrating that sustainability...

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Infographic: Southeast Asia, benefits and impact of sustainability standards (2017)

Infographic: Southeast Asia, benefits and impact of sustainability standards (2017)

This infographic illustrates the benefits and impacts of sustainability standards in Southeast Asia. Examples range from illustrating how certification...

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Infographic: Southeast Asia, benefits and impact of sustainability standards (2017)

Infographic: Southeast Asia, benefits and impact of sustainability standards (2017)

This infographic illustrates the benefits and impacts of sustainability standards in Southeast Asia.

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ISEAL report: Sustainability standards and the SDGs - evidence of ISEAL members’ contribution (2017)

ISEAL report: Sustainability standards and the SDGs - evidence of ISEAL members’ contribution (2017)

This 2017 ISEAL report demonstrates how sustainability standards that are ISEAL members are already contributing to the SDGs, pulling together evidence,...

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Businesses experience range of benefits from using sustainability standards

Businesses experience range of benefits from using sustainability standards

A new report by Aidenvironment finds that sustainability standards improve market access, profitability and production for certified businesses, as well as...

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Infographic: Businesses experience range of benefits from using sustainability standards (2017)

Infographic: Businesses experience range of benefits from using sustainability standards (2017)

This infographic illustrates the findings of the Aidenvironment research, commissioned by ISEAL Alliance, which analysed 40 studies to identify the benefits...

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Infographic: Businesses experience range of benefits from using sustainability standards (2017)

Infographic: Businesses experience range of benefits from using sustainability standards (2017)

Aidenvironment research finds that sustainability standards improve market access, profitability and production for certified businesses...

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Aidenvironment report: Business benefits of using sustainability standards: A meta-review (2017)

Aidenvironment report: Business benefits of using sustainability standards: A meta-review (2017)

This 2017 report by Aidenvironment and commissioned by  ISEAL, reviews the business benefits that using sustainability standards can deliver to various...

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Forest Stewardship Council case studies

Forest Stewardship Council case studies

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests...

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Fairtrade video: Impacting tea farmers and workers in East Africa (2015)

Fairtrade video: Impacting tea farmers and workers in East Africa (2015)

In this three minute video, farmers and workers from tea farms in Kenya and Tanzania describe how Fairtrade has impacted their lives. Luke Metto, a tea farmer...

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Fairtrade video: Impacting tea farmers and workers in East Africa (2015)

Fairtrade video: Impacting tea farmers and workers in East Africa (2015)

In this three minute video, farmers and workers from tea farms in Kenya and Tanzania describe how Fairtrade has impacted their lives.

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RJC certification brings long-term benefits to PANDORA

RJC certification brings long-term benefits to PANDORA

RJC membership allows PANDORA to be recognised for its ethical practices and commitment to sustainability Danish affordable jewellery brand PANDORA,...

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Galaxy Surfactants: putting sustainable palm oil at the heart of the business

Galaxy Surfactants: putting sustainable palm oil at the heart of the business

Galaxy Surfactants, a leading Indian processing company, has made supplying sustainable palm oil a core element of its current and future business strategy...

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