When well-executed, private sustainable sourcing programs can offer substantial value". COSA's Saurin Nanavati, in a sensory-filled introduction evoking coffee aromas and taste, explains eight keys to sustainable sourcing in this article from Daily Coffee News, and also published in the 2018 Coffee Barometer Report.
Can a farmer-driven supply chain sustainability strategy work for business? Yes, says Farmer Brothers.
Listening to its farmers: how one company's approach to a sustainable supply chain is building long-term trust and stability to vexing development problems
Daniele Giovannucci, presidente de COSA, dirigiéndose a los participantes de la conferencia anual SINTERCAFE en Costa Rica recientemente, explica que nos enfrentamos ante el problema de definir en qué radica la sustentabilidad, "Este trabajo cobra aún más importancia para el mundo del café ante la crisis de precios que amenaza hoy en día el futuro de la industria.".
COSA president Daniele Giovannucci reflects on the universal challenge for coffee farmers worldwide in this interview with Perfect Daily Grind.
Swiss researchers ranked COSA as a top approach for measuring sustainability at the farm-level.
The resilience of a household or community is a key factor to address poverty and inequality. And yet, work on this topic is hindered by complexity and the requirement for substantial expertise which both lead to high costs and limited accessibility. [...]
“The conversation is now out in the open about the disparate economics in the coffee value chain,” writes Chad Trewick, Board member of the Specialty Coffee Association. [...]
COSA is honored to be highlighted by The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR) in a week-long spotlight featuring diverse COSA contributions to measuring impact and the performance of sustainability initiatives and investments. [...]
COSA joined leading members of the chocolate industry as a founding member of the new Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa. The initiative, which includes Lindt & Sprüngli, Mondelēz, and Chocosuisse, envisions a more sustainable cocoa-based industry. [...]
Over the course of three working decades I have never heard such a statement from a Ministry of Agriculture: “My job is to really listen and to deliver public