This year’s Innovations Summit, part of the ISEAL Member’s Week in London, saw the presentation of the GCP’s Delta Framework, a project aimed at establishing a cross-commodity sustainability performance framework based on aligned indicators and standardized metrics, starting with coffee and cotton.
The project team had the opportunity to present framework, outlining the opportunities for further alignment and collaboration on cross-commodity approaches alongside the ISEAL Code of good practice.
This project is funded by ISEAL and SECO and lead by BCI (Better Cotton Initiative) and GCP, implemented together with ICO and ICAC. The Coffee sector contribution is so far based on the GCP’s actual work on indicator alignment with members and partners the Sustainability Framework and the Coffee Data Standard. A first indicator draft of the Delta Framework is currently being concluded and will be field tested in early 2020.
Of particular interest to summit participants was the digitization of the framework, which will support sustainability data among various parties of agricultural sectors.
In the course of the next months, the Global Coffee Platform will provide more information via Webinars and invite the coffee sector to be part of the journey of shaping this new approach.
Stay tuned on updates in the Espresso and check out the Delta Framework Website.