Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Sustainability Strategy

Thesis Submitted: Effect of Certification on Cacao Smallholders’ Net Incomes

I submitted my thesis for my M.S. in International Agricultural Development: “Evaluating the Effects of Certification on Smallholders’ Net Incomes, with a Focus on Cacao Farmers in Cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire.” I focused on evaluating smallholders’ agronomic and economic outcomes, … Continue reading

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Article: Digging Around for Sustainable Food

My latest GreenBiz piece focuses on the food sector, particularly organic and natural products companies. The article centers on the lack of cohesion and clarity in characterizing ‘sustainable’ food, the gap between perception, marketing and demonstrated outcomes, and the unsustainable … Continue reading

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Webinar Presentation: Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies

I coordinated and presented in another webinar for the Food Trade Sustainability Leadership Association, focused on “Sustainable Supply Chains: Purchasing Guidelines, Supplier Standards & Certifications.” My presentation focused on the background issues and business case, and slides are available as a PDF. … Continue reading

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