As part of the 2014 Global Sustainability Standards Conference (May 20-21), ISEAL and COSA convened a pre-conference discussion on new trends and recent findings in measuring sustainability impacts. In addition to presenting the recently launched reports “COSA Measuring Sustainability Report: Coffee and Cocoa in 12 Countries” and the ‘IISD-IIED 2014 State of Sustainability Initiatives’, the line – up of leaders that joined the discussion included:

Bob Picciotto

Kings College and Director General of the World Bank Independent
Evaluation Group (ret.)

Ruerd Ruben

Director of the Policy and Operations Evaluation Department, The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dave Boselie

Senior Manager Learning & Innovation at the Sustainable Trade Initiative

Daniel Salter

Coordinator FAO Sustainability Assessment of Food and Agriculture
systems (SAFA)

Neil Lacroix

Director of Sustainable Supply Chains, Mondelez Int’l.

Also joining are colleagues from WWF, Wageningen, International Union for Conservation of
Nature, Nespresso, IIED, Institute of Development Policy and Management (Manchester Uni.),
and more.