Trying to determine which sustainability audit to have your fresh produce and floral commodities audited against? This Sustainability Audit Scheme Executive Summary compares 50 sustainability audit schemes to help you determine which one is right for you.
As more companies are requiring commodity audits against sustainability standards, it is essential to gain a comprehensive understanding of what each sustainability audit entails. Many members of the fresh produce and floral industries are spending thousands of dollars undergoing multiple sustainability audits. This could easily be prevented as various audits cover multiple social and environmental sustainability aspects.
The Sustainability Audit Scheme Executive Summary compares 50 sustainability audit schemes to help IFPA members determine which audits are best for their company. Some of the components compared within the Executive Summary include what commodities can be audited, where the audit is offered, whether or not the audit includes all the principles and adoption steps of the Ethical Charter and what environmental aspects (i.e., soil, water, energy, etc.) are covered. This Executive Summary will be updated as current audits change their components and more audits emerge.