Research

Assuring Consumer Confidence in Ethical Trade

ISO’s Consumer Policy Committee established the “Ethical Trade Fact-finding Process” (ETFP) in May 2007, with the aim of understanding the nature and extent of inaccurate or false ‘ethical’ claims, as a step towards developing solutions to any problems identified in order to build consumer confidence. OneWorldStandards worked with The Pacific Institute to review and analyse […]

Standards Comparison and Analysis

Over the years hundreds of different sustainability standards have been developed, to meet the needs of different sectors, address particular issues, or for application in particular countries or regions. There is an increasing need to understand how different standards compare, and many initiatives have set themselves up to provide such assessments. However, to really understand […]

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