ProTerra Standard Version 5.0 against SAI Platform’s FSA 3.0

The ProTerra Foundation believes that benchmarks are an important tool for creating synergies and strategic alliances that can help us advance the sustainability agenda and address the enormous social and environmental challenges we face today.

The Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) is a multi-purpose tool that helps farmers and food and beverage companies around the world produce, sell and source more grown agricultural products.

We are pleased to announce that the ProTerra Standard Version 5.0 has been positively benchmarked against the new version of the Farm Sustainability Assessment, FSA 3.0[1]. For further details, please refer to the “FSA Benchmarking Results”.

ProTerra Standard Version 5.0 has achieved Silver Level Equivalence against FSA 3.0, which means 100% essential, 94% intermediate and 68% advanced. The benchmark score reflects the overall alignment between the FSA and the ProTerra Standard Version 5.0 and ensures a mutual recognition between the two standards. The results will further strengthen the relationship between the ProTerra Foundation and the SAI Platform.

FSA 3.0 Benchmarking Results

Scheme foundationStandard VersionDate benchmarkedScheme TypeCombinationsCountry/RegionProductBenchmarking ClaimEssentialIntermediateAdvancedEquivalence level
ProTerra StandardV5.028/05/2024CertificationStand-aloneGlobalAll cropsFSA Equivalent100%94%68%Silver