Voluntary Sustainability Standards and Certification
In an evolving compliance environment, the task of the standards-setting organisation is particularly challenging. Creating sustainability standards that are both fit for purpose and that hold up to industry scrutiny requires specialist expertise.
What we offer
We offer a comprehensive, customised and well-crafted set of services for standard-setting organisations, and we’ll work with you to decide what combination of products is right for your organisation.
We can help you with:
Creating standard principles, provisions and technical requirements and all associated guidance. Read the full list.
Development of related materials
Devising assurance system elements and associated protocols, claims guidance and logo use, and grievance mechanisms and policies.
Benchmarking and equivalence
Ensuring that your standards harmonize with and don’t unnecessarily duplicate existing sustainability frameworks.
Providing ongoing training on your standard and assurance systems to assessors, suppliers and team members.
Data management solutions
Developing online and cloud-based due diligence systems and auditing platforms.
Legal compliance resources
Offering access to a robust online resource library of third-party industry standards and compliance documents.
Lessons in sustainable supply chain management: what consumer electronics can learn from the Fairphone approach
I was invited to speak alongside other experts at the launch of Fairphone’s ‘Fair Materials Sourcing Roadmap 2023’. The creation of this roadmap has been a lengthy and complex process. But this plan of action gives Fairphone the ability to demonstrate publicly how it is addressing sustainable supply chain management sourcing. We are proud to have played a part in its creation.