The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that it will investigate the Indonesian oil palm operations of Korean agribusiness conglomerate Korindo in response to a formal complaint submitted by environmental group Mighty Earth.
Rob Cameron –
Does the Fairtrade certification risk becoming a footnote in the history of sustainability and trade? SustainAbility chief executive officer Rob Cameron outlines the risks to this scheme and how it can adapt to changing trends.
Wayne Martindale –
Sustainability certifications for fish, meat and food staples are already well-established. Sheffield Hallam University's Wayne Martindale argues that it's time high-value, trendy foods like the avocado answer to the same standards.
and Benjamin Wegg-Prosser –
To penetrate the European market, Indonesian fisheries must comply with sustainability and quality standards, and governments must address legality and tariff issues, say sustainability consultants Brendan May and Benjamin Wegg-Prosser.
Daemeter Consulting co-founder Gary Paoli evaluates the RSPO's certification scheme to assess how effectively it safeguards environmental and social concerns including deforestation, emissions, and human rights.
CSR Asia has released a new paper on on the experience of smallholders in the palm oil industry, which argues that multi-stakeholder initiatives are potentially powerful institutions filling the governance ...
Trucost was commissioned by the Institute to determine the impacts of Cradle to Cradle Certified product certification, and define a Framework that assists current and future stakeholders to carry out ...
Solidiance partnered with Vietnam Green Building Council to produce a newly released white paper on Vietnam’s Green Building industry. The white paper reveals that the green building sector in Vietnam ...