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Units/Volume Sold: Certified (PI7289)

Amount of the product/service sold by the organization as certified during the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit Referenced within Metric Definition
Metric type
Metric level
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Units/Volume Sold: Certified (PI7289). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote all assumptions used as well as details about the certification. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • A certification must be from a third party, be standards-based, have those standards be transparent, and have an assurance process. The process of certification is carried out by a recognized body, independent from interested parties, which demonstrates that a product or organization complies with the requirements defined in the standards or technical specifications. Examples of certifications include: UTZ Certified, Fair Trade (WFTO fair trade standard), Common Code for the Coffee Community (C4), Rainforest Alliance agriculture certification, Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), etc.
  • Organizations should footnote relevant details about the certification (e.g., certification name, certifying body) and can do so by reporting product certifications separately on Product/Service Certifications (PD2756).
  • Organizations selling different types of products/services should consider reporting against each type of different product/service separately.