IRIS, an initiative of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is a voluntary multi-stakeholder certification system for labor recruiters developed to support ethical recruitment of migrant workers. It is comprised of an international standard, certification scheme, and a compliance and monitoring mechanism. For businesses and migrant workers, IRIS serves as a due diligence tool forInternational Recruitment Integrity System (IRIS) Advisory [Read More]
This project explored market acceptance of the potential of allowing producer organizations to design their own, individualized development paths (by creating their own ‘impact plans’) in line with a standard based on principles (rather than mandatory requirements). Enabling Outcomes along with Connective Impact carried out interviews with traders, retailers and brands to assess the potentialFairtrade Impact-Based Standards Market Research [Read More]
Enabling Outcomes was called upon to define roles and responsibilities of the Standards, Certification & Impact Team, identify skill sets, and shortlist candidates to build out the team. Additional support included providing certification insight and writing the 2014 Impact Report. Most recently, we were called upon to support a review of the complaints mechanism.
In collaboration with the Accreditation Services International (ASI) team, Enabling Outcomes designed a framework for ASI to understand its impacts and influences in terms of driving performance and uptake of sustainability standards systems. Supporting the framework are KPIs and processes to help ASI monitor and evaluate its work with an eye towards impact in advancing standardsAccreditation Services International: Understanding, Managing & Measuring Impact [Read More]
Enabling Outcomes researched corporate strategies to address sustainable and ethical sourcing and emerging initiatives and trends in corporate sustainability programs. It also analyzed expectations that corporates have in relation to sustainability standards and certification organizations. The work included assessing Fairtrade’s current offerings vis-a-vis these trends and expectations. Based on this research and analysis, Enabling Outcomes putFairtrade International Corporate Engagement [Read More]