As part of the preparation of the entry into force of the SAN 2017 standard, 70 requests to authorize the exceptional use of 27 substances over a limited time were received. SAN authorized the potential use of 12 active ingredients for specific crops and countries. SAN opened a new reception period of requests for exceptional […]
The new organization will create a single agriculture sustainability standard, and will simplify the certification process and continue to improve livelihoods for farmers and forest communities. The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, two of the world’s leading sustainability certification organizations, have announced their intention to merge later this year. The new organization, to be named the […]
The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) completed the training of its technical community for the entry into force of the new SAN certification standard on July 1st. During the last months, and as part of the global Training Strategy for the 2017 SAN Standard, seven regional events were held, each one coordinated by SAN through the […]
The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN), assurance manager and co-owner of the Rainforest Alliance/SAN certification system, filed a temporary suspension on the audit activities carried out by the certification body CyD Certification in all countries where it operates, as of March 13, 2017. SAN made this decision after completing a performance evaluation of the audit processes […]
The SAN pesticide expert group will analyze the requests during its May meeting in Costa Rica
The Global Living Wage Coalition (GLWC) will host the launch event for Living Wages Around the World: Manual for Measurement by Richard Anker and Martha Anker in New York City on April 19.
The in person training activities are progressing successfully with five regional workshops so far this year.
The Modern Slavery Act is the first of its kind in Europe and one of the first in the world to address forced labor and human trafficking in the 21st century.