Is Fairtrade certification greening agricultural practices?
The effects of Fairtrade certification on agricultural practices may not be as strong as previous studies suggest.
As the ecological challenges continue to arise, environmental innovations may be the key to a firm’s market-share expansion and flexibility against economic downturn.
In countries like South Africa where food takes up as much as one-fifth of household spending, reducing waste from ‘farm to table’ is much more than a moral obligation - it is an economical way to maximize resources.
Sustainable forest management that aims at Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) includes payments to landowners and can provide economic benefits over alternative land uses such as oil palm plantations. If certain key factors are resolved, REDD+ can simultaneously achieve economic and social success while bringing ecological benefits and contributing to climate change mitigation.
Scientists explore how entrepreneurs and decision makers can make or break how a national park benefits a community
Why has sustainable development been so hard to achieve? It turns out we have been measuring it incorrectly.