Newsletters

June 2012:
COSA unwraps at Rio

The Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA), using state-of-the-art methods in a number of countries, shared an overview of the sometimes surprising results being collected in a number of countries. The [...]

2017-03-30T20:11:05+00:00 June 1st, 2012|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

December 2011:
Simple new COSA sustainability indicators for companies

As the concept of a triple bottom line reaches boardrooms in meaningful ways, the report finds that the available methods for measuring it are limited. As COSA gathers experience and [...]

2017-03-30T20:11:58+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

March 2013:
Annual Science Meetings in Senegal

It was the first such event to take place in Africa and featured a select group of experts and researchers gathered to further COSA’s spirit of mutual learning. Scientists reviewed [...]

2017-03-30T20:11:33+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

June 2013:
COSA addresses UN General Assembly plenary gathering at inaugural workshop

Participants explored the science and technology options for poverty eradication and sustainable development, with a focus on the cases of agriculture and energy. COSA President Daniele Giovannucci stressed the importance [...]

2017-03-30T20:49:57+00:00 June 15th, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

March 2014:
Launch of COSA Measuring Sustainability Report

The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report is a result of our seven year collaboration with many organisations and experts to evolve a common set of practical indicators and metrics to improve [...]

2017-03-30T20:49:26+00:00 March 15th, 2014|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

October 2014:
What Sustainability Leaders Say …

Tough questions are timely given a current trend that is perplexing to many. Just as there was a cyclical move to standards-oriented solutions that buoyed certifications in the first decade [...]

2017-03-30T20:46:02+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

December 2014:
Group Genius

The partnerships that comprise COSA are a timely example of a shifting trend. Our culture of collaboration bridges diverse points of view to ignite dialogue and cooperation to address such [...]

2017-03-30T20:40:37+00:00 December 29th, 2014|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

December 2015:
Learning Across Crops: What Coffee Can Learn from Cotton

Did you know that cotton uses more insecticides than any other commodity? Or that there are over 100 million individual cotton farmers in 75 countries? In light of recent efforts [...]

2017-03-30T20:35:34+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments

September 2015:
Realizing the SDGs – One Measurement at a Time

As you read this, a historic moment is underway as nearly two hundred heads of state are gathered in New York for the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations.We [...]

2017-03-30T20:38:41+00:00 September 19th, 2015|Categories: Newsletters|0 Comments