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Reframing the SDGs: 17 Promises

A creative reframing of the SDGs offers a different, human-centered approach that better relates these concepts to youth.

2021-08-30T09:48:07+00:00August 28th, 2021|Categories: Insights|0 Comments

Advancing transparency in the Coffee Sector

The ICO has appointed COSA to develop and manage two innovative data streams that will offer transparent new insights into what farmers actually earn and their actual costs to produce.

2021-08-29T19:43:11+00:00August 28th, 2021|Categories: Insights|0 Comments

Technology expert joins COSA Board

Allen Gunn’s place in the world of human-centered technology is substantial and he has profoundly influenced how COSA applies novel technologies and configurations to “measure what matters”. We are excited to have him join as a new Board Member.

2021-08-30T09:41:42+00:00August 28th, 2021|Categories: Insights|0 Comments

Breakthrough Success Story: the SAFE Platform

The UN is sharing “inspiring breakthroughs and success stories” related to the SDGs as Good Practices. An innovation that COSA worked on to push the sustainability learning envelope between companies, donors, and NGOs is now one of the UN DESA’s examples of SDG Good Practices, selected for its potential for replication and scale.

2021-08-29T11:54:13+00:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Insights|0 Comments

Responsible Sourcing and Sustainable Sourcing: Key Differences

Often used interchangeably, responsible sourcing and sustainable sourcing share some common aspects - like traceability and knowing your farmers. But one ideally should be considered a stepping stone to the other.

2021-05-06T15:38:02+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Insights|0 Comments

Is sustainability data leaving your company vulnerable?

Companies face challenges when it comes to their sustainability data. Not only are few of them applying the same security and privacy protection to their supplier data – especially when operating in developing countries - as they do consumer data, most may be leaving value on the table through missed opportunities.

2021-05-06T08:15:29+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ric Rhinehart joins COSA Board

"Ric has always brought a thoughtful and deeply principled wisdom and welcome humor to our collaborations," says Daniele Giovannucci of COSA’s newest Board member.

2021-05-05T15:48:09+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Insights|Tags: , |1 Comment

The Coffee Data Standard: A Benchmark Achievement for Sustainability

In an ever-changing market environment, the Global Coffee Platform, Committee on Sustainability Assessment, Rainforest Alliance, and Waterwatch Cooperative are collaborating on the Coffee Data Standard with the support of ISEAL Alliance

2021-06-03T19:29:06+00:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: Insights|Tags: , |0 Comments

IDB sustainability innovation captured in new podcasts

Hear how the Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Environment Platform catalyzed new levels of collective learning.

2021-02-19T15:56:59+00:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Shifting the focus to reduce sourcing risk

An organization’s risk management strategy may be only as good as its commitment to sustainable sourcing. Now is the time to re-focus or adapt sustainability programs to better prepare for the future and address the next crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and inequalities.

2021-05-06T05:56:33+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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