Standards

IFOAM | International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

IFOAM | International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

Governing Organization

IFOAM - International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by verified bodies

Memberships

IFOAM Organic, ISEAL Alliance Member

Sectors Covered

Various Sectors

Issues Covered

CSR, Environmental Management, Organic, Waste and Chemicals Management, Water Related

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Overview

The IFOAM Basic Standards for Organic Production and Processing, along with the IFOAM Accreditation Criteria for Bodies Certifying Organic Production and Processing, are called the IFOAM Norms. The Norms are the basis for IFOAMs Organic Guarantee System. IFOAMs Basic Standards (IBS) and Accreditation Criteria are generally respected as the international guideline from which national... more

Key Features

* The IFOAM Principles for Organic Agriculture are:
* Principle of health;
* Principle of ecology;
* Principle of fairness;
* Principle of care.
* The IFOAM Basic Standards provide a framework for
certification bodies and other organizations to develop their own standards that may take into consideration additional or more specific criteria.
* The... more

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