Author Archives: Lisa Kos

Jakarta Roundtable

The second consultation of the World Benchmarking Alliance took place on 29 October in Jakarta, on the margins of the EAT Asia-Pacific Food Forum. Below you will find both the briefing that was created for the participants to prepare for this roundtable, and the summary report of the meeting, outlining major themes and discussion points.

Seafood Stewardship Index: Feasibility Study

This “Seafood Stewardship Index” feasibility study focuses on the role of leading seafood companies in promoting stewardship of natural resources and production chains. Seafood companies have an important role in enabling the transition to a more sustainable seafood production system, so there is a strong case for developing this index. Improving this can directly contribute […]

Press Release – Launch of the Consultation Phase

The founding partners of the World Benchmarking Alliance – Aviva, UN Foundation, Index Initiative and the Business and Sustainable Development Commission launched the consultation phase of the World Benchmarking Alliance at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York. This global multi-stakeholder initiative will develop and publish free to access, publicly available benchmarks ranking […]

New York Roundtable – UNGA 2017

Aviva, the UN Foundation, BSDC and Index Initiative organized a roundtable during the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. Below you will find both the briefing that was created for the participants to prepare for this roundtable, and the summary report of the meeting, outlining major themes and discussion points.

First Roundtable Seafood Stewardship Index

On December 13 and 14, 2016 Index Initiative (one of WBA’s founding partners) organized the first Seafood Stewardship Index roundtable in Jakarta to consult stakeholders on input for the methodology of the Index. Representatives of international seafood companies, non-governmental organizations(NGOs), governments, academic institutions and independent experts participated in this roundtable. The event was co-hosted by […]