MSI Integrity and Duke University report: The new regulators? Assessing the landscape of multi-stakeholder initiatives (2017)

This 2017 report highlights key findings on transnational standard setting multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSIs), their presence in various industries, patterns in MSI institutional governance, and analysis of how these MSIs set and monitor compliance with their standards. Results are based on initial findings from the MSI Database, a searchable online resource cataloguing information about the scope, governance, and operations of MSIs.

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, primarily from members’ evaluation studies and monitoring data and select external sources, of how certification is driving positive economic, social and environmental impacts in many sectors, resulting in measurable progress toward SDG targets.

WWF Australia video: Tassal commits to ASC certification (2014)

In this seven minute video by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the salmon farm Tassal and WWF Australia talk about the work, commitment and impacts of meeting the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon standard.

Head of Sustainability for Tassal, Linda Sams, explains how ASC certification differs from other standards: “one the transparency and two the high level of stakeholder engagement.”