Responsible Finance Forum

The Universal Standards for Social Performance Management

The 18 months following the launch of the Universal Standards in June 2012 was a pilot test period during which many different SPTF members around the world introduced the Universal Standards to their respective institutions, Based on their feedback, SPTF revised the language in the Universal Standards to eliminate redundancy and clarify terms. SPTF also incorporated all updated language provided by Smart Campaign for its client protection certification standards.