Daniele Giovannucci is the Keynote speaker for the Middle East Coffee Virtual Conference.
The Sustainable Food Lab’s Stephanie Daniels, our expert guest author, explains why companies should think about what Living Income or a Living Wage means for their business accountability and the stability of their supply chains.
A key to scaling the understanding and measure of Living Income in any context is to balance rigor and practicality so that it can be more widely adopted. We are getting closer to that in global, agricultural contexts.
COSA is working closely with Mars and the Farmer Income Lab to develop optimal metrics to help ensure a science-based yet down-to-earth perspective around reasonable income for farmer-suppliers.
Businesses and NGOs have an opportunity to better understand the challenges of farm communities, and reorient global value chains to deliver greater benefits to their producers.
It’s not difficult to add resilience to your sustainability strategy. A recent COSA study shows how a few key resilience metrics can reveal important and actionable insights.
Measuring and understanding Technical Efficiency can make any effort more effective, accelerate productivity goals, and provide an understanding of the intrinsic return on their investment or ROI.
COSA President Daniele Giovannucci will lead the Sustainability track at the the fifth edition of the World Cocoa Conference, looking at key sustainability insights in the cocoa sector
Software and Technology Manager Pavel Muñoz set up a user-friendly, shared data system that matched 3D printer owners with those supplying materials and helped get thousands of needed face masks to local hospitals, at the height of the pandemic in Spain.
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