What are Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS)

Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) are special rules that guarantee that the products you buy don't hurt the environment and the people that make them. The number of these standards has grown recently and they can now help build a new, greener economy.

2019年12月19日

United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS)

UNFSS is initiated by five UN agencies: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Trade Centre (ITC), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), UN Environment Programme (UN Environment), and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

2019年12月19日

MEXICAN NATIONAL PLATFORM ON VOLUNTARY SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS

The Mexican Platform was launched in April 2018 as a result of the joint collaboration with the Mexican Government, the UNFSS and the German Institute for Development Managing Global Governance program.

2019年12月18日

INDIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM ON PRIVATE SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS

The India National Platform on Private Sustainability Standards has been initiated under the Secretarial oversight of Quality Council of India (QCI) to facilitate dialogue between core public and private stakeholders on how to maximize the sustainable development benefits and market access opportunities of private sustainability standards (PSS), whilst addressing potential challenges and cost of PSS implementation, in particular for small-scale producers.

2019年12月18日

BRAZILIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM ON VOLUNTARY SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS

The Brazilian National Platform was launched in 2017 under the Brazilian National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO).

2019年12月18日

The State of Sustainable Markets 2019: Statistics and Emerging Trends

This fourth global report provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry. ITC has teamed up once again with the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture and the International Institute for Sustainable Development to provide data about 14 major sustainability standards for bananas, cocoa, coffee, cotton, oil palm, soybeans, sugarcane, tea and forestry products. This report helps shape decisions of policymakers, producers and businesses, working to address systemic labour and environmental challenges through certified sustainable production.

2019年11月25日

Unlocking the potential of Sustainability Standards in South Africa to achieve Sustainable Bioeconomy

South African Initiative on Voluntary Sustainability Standards – Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Sustainable Development and Bio-economy, will be held in Sheraton Pretoria Hotel on November 6-7, 2019

2019年11月01日

Trade for Sustainable Development Forum 2019

Now in its sixth year, the annual Trade for Sustainable Development Forum is one of the leading global events focused on major trends in sustainable value chains and voluntary sustainability standards. Organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the T4SD Forum will again take place in conjunction with the WTO Public Forum, from 7-9 October.

2019年09月30日

2nd International Convention on Sustainable Trade and Standards

The 2nd ICSTS aims to advance multi-stakeholder dialogues on Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) as an avenue to improve the transparency of VSS, foster greater partnerships between trading partners towards achieving sustainable global value chains, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

2019年09月26日