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On lockdown in Madrid: COSA staffer applies data technology to help save lives

How an innovative approach to organizing a local messaging group turned into thousands of desperately needed face masks for hospitals. As fear mounted, Pavel Muñoz was checking the desperate

2020-04-06T19:40:38+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The critical competitive factor in sustainability performance

Responses to problems in supply chains such as child labor need companies to go beyond ‘yes-no’ checklists and stop penalizing farmers. A more holistic approach is required that actually addresses the problem 150

2020-02-27T16:12:00+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: COSA in the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New book on sustainable global value chains

This collection of perspectives from 70 global experts explores market-based mechanisms for sustainable practices. “Value chains are a vital part of how our world operates, yet, we are only

2020-02-27T08:36:47+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: |0 Comments

Are we at a tipping point?

Daniele Giovannucci, President & Co-founder Six months ago the CEOs of nearly 200 multinational corporations publicly pledged to lead their companies for the benefit of customers, employees, suppliers, and

2020-02-26T20:23:31+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: |0 Comments

Beyond Compliance: Responsible sourcing means working with farmers.

Responses to problems in supply chains such as child labor need companies to go beyond ‘yes-no’ checklists and stop penalizing farmers. A more holistic approach is required that actually addresses the problem 150

2020-01-16T14:01:40+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: COSA in the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A sustainability revolution built on courageous Innovation, Living Income.

Daniele Giovannuci President, COSA Will consumers be alienated by companies whose farmer suppliers cannot earn the basic income to have a decent life? In the face of such global

2020-01-16T15:33:46+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It’s not enough to be above the poverty line; farmers need a living income

Very recent Declarations from both the International Coffee Organization and International Cocoa Organization focus on the need to help farmers get to a decent standard of living. Leading companies

2020-01-16T15:48:15+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why the next generation Landscape perspective is a game-changer for sustainability

The best sustainability solutions integrate the valuable perspective and cooperation of business and local producer communities. A Landscape approach can effectively transform policy and practice into sustainable growth.

2019-11-05T10:45:18+00:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Gastronomía Sostenible: Conciencia social, ambiental y económica

La gastronomía sostenible promueva el desarrollo agrícola, la seguridad alimentaria, la nutrición, la producción sostenible de alimentos y la conservación de la biodiversidad. En este artículo publicado en la revista de la IPADE, Agustin Escobar y Jessica Mullan de COSA, explican la relevancia de este nuevo concepto para las empresas de alimentos y bebidas en Mexico, simbolizando el reconocimiento a los valores tradicionales en la cultura gastronómica mexicana y las implicaciones sociales, ambientales y económicas. 150

2020-01-15T15:26:41+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: COSA in the News|Tags: , |0 Comments