said that in central and northern Mozambique, production of the fibre is still one of the main sources of income for rural families and in the 2017-18 season, 170,000 smallholders, who typically farm less than a hectare each, accounted for 90% of the country's total production.
bodies such as the ISEAL
Alliance or GlobalG.A.P., where such interests
(139) See Reinecke et al., supra note 20, at 805 (arguing that the ISEAL
metastandards could "lead to further convergence" of existing standards).
Renard M-C and Loconto A (2013) Competing logics in the further standardization of fair trade: ISEAL
and the Simbolo de Pequenos Productores.
One retailer working with six ISEAL
members told us that certification completes the chain of sustainable sourcing, complementing and going further than the company's own code of conduct.
Neither the Senate proposal nor the MAFAC proposal are likely to meet the eco-labeling guidelines developed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) or the codes of good practice set by ISEAL
, the well-respected global association for sustainability standards.
"So much production is spread out and is home based" in that country Smith said, making it harder to monitor working conditions and product quality (GoodWeave has been a full member of the International Social and Environmental Accreditation and Labeling Alliance (ISEAL
), which focuses on good practice standards such as transparent operations and good working conditions, for three years.) "Labor conditions are almost always better in a centered facility."
(105) Usualmente se citan los codigos de buenas practicas para establecer estandares sociales y ambientales como los establecidos por ISEAL
y el UN Global Compact.
(130.) See RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL, ISEAL
School of Science, University of Greenwich, Kent, United Kingdom,  Department of Fundaments of Motricity and Training, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, European University of Madrid (UEM),  School of Sport and Exercise Science, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL
), Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
"At Wal-Mart, we know that being an efficient and profitable business and being a good steward of the environment are goals that can work together," Kamalanathan said in an April 19 Q&A with ISEAL
Alliance, the global association for social and environmental standards.
It is the only internationally recognised certification and ecolabelling programme for fishery products that synthesises standards dictated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO - code of conduct for responsible fisheries and guidelines for ecolabelling of fish and fishery products from marine capture fisheries), the ISEAL
code of good practice for developing social and environmental standards and the World Trade Organisation (technical obstacles to trade).