VIVA is the Italian program to manage, assess and certify the performance of sustainability in vineyards and wine production developed since 2011 throughout a multi-stakeholder approach that included the farms and their association, research centres, ministries, and certification bodies.
The sustainability performance is assessed using four indicators: AIR, WATER, VINEYARD and TERRITORY. After the pilot phase, completed in 2014, technical specifications (including details on the calculation of the indicators, the third party verification and the communication of the results) have been defined. Companies register in the VIVA Sustainability program if comply with the benchmark are allowed to sell and communicate their sustainability on their product by the use of specific label.
For more info go to the VIVA website