Sustainability Standards Essentials Training Workshop

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Where:Hotel Novotel Jaragua Conventions, Rua Martins Fontes, 71 - Centro, São Paulo 01050-000, Brazil

When:22nd May 2018 — from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

What is the workshop about?

(provisional outline – subject to change)

The training workshop, delivered by global experts in sustainability standards and certification, will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the practices required to deliver credible and effective sustainability standards systems. This introductory workshop is comprised of five foundation sessions:

  • Credible standards and certification systems
  • Introduction to Claims, Labelling and Chain of Custody
  • Developing a Theory of Change
  • Good Standard Seting
  • Effective Assurance

Who is the workshop for?

This workshop is open to all interested organisations and individuals operating in the sustainability sector. The training will provide an overview of key elements of sustainability standards so is well suited for new standards systems or as an introduction for new staff at standards bodies. It will also be valuable for companies and NGOs that are engaging with sustainability standards and certification and who want to know more about what to look for in these systems.


  • General rate – US$500 + US17.39 fee
  • ISEAL Alliance SUBSCRIBER rate – US$400 + US14.39 fee
  • ISEAL Alliance MEMBER rate – US$300 + US11.39 fee

Further information and how to book

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ISEAL is the global association for sustainability standards, whose mission is to strengthen sustainability standards systems for the benefit of people and the environment. Our members include some of the world’s most established and influential sustainability standards including Fairtrade International, Forest Stewardship Council, Rainforest Alliance and Marine Stewardship Council and many others. We are the backbone of the standards and certification movement, bringing together organisations working at the forefront of global supply chains to make production more sustainable through certitification and labelling. We define credible practices for standards systems that lead to greater social and environmental impact. At the heart of our work is a set of ten Credibility Principles that underpin everything we do.