Press Release | 26 Sep. 2017

ITC launches Sustainability Map to increase transparency and connectivity in international value chains


Map enables users to deploy better trade practices, providing wide-ranging information on sustainability initiatives and standards. (Geneva) – The International Trade Centre (ITC) today unveiled Sustainability Map a new online gateway connecting businesses and producers that will help pave the way towards more sustainable trade. ITC launched the innovative tool during the second day of the Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum, held in Geneva, Switzerland on 25-27 September. A freely available online platform, Sustainability Map offers users access to wide-ranging information related to sustainability initiatives and standards, allowing businesses to deploy better sustainability practices in international trade. Moreover, Sustainability Map enables users, regardless of their position in the local, regional or international value chain, to gain a better understanding of the sustainability standards that are relevant to their export markets, and to connect with business more