Sustainability Certification Standards provides credibility to the organisation, traceability of the product and assurance to the Customers about the sustainable management of the product w.r.t economic, social and environmental aspect.
Keeping in view the significance and need of the Nation specific certification standards and scheme for India, NCCF was established in 2015 to develop Nation specific yet internationally benchmarked sustainability certification standards in the field of Natural Resources, Forests , Trees outside Forests, Ecotourism , Protected Areas and Wetlands, NWFP, Water, Pet Trade, QPM and many more.
The standards are developed following NCCF’s standard setting protocol ensuring meaningful stakeholder participation and balanced representation
Expression of Interest
Announcement of standard setting and invitations
Creation of SDG & TWG
Creation of draft base standard document by TWG
Extended Stakeholder outreach & revision
Review & revision of base document and submission to SDG-TWG
Consensus Building on Final draft
Formal approval of the standard from Governing Body
Periodic Revision of the standard