COSA in the News

Indispensable pensar en la responsabilidad social y ambiental por parte de los corporativos
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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.”. 150

Sustainability in Coffee: What Are The Main Issues?
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COSA president Daniele Giovannucci reflects on the universal challenge for coffee farmers worldwide in this interview with Perfect Daily Grind. 150

Fostering resilience through territorial and bio-cultural assets
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In many countries, especially less developed ones, there are considerable intangible assets that are often not captured or even valued by markets.

Keys to Sustainably Improving Kenya’s Coffee Production
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COSA researchers, Carlos de los Rios and Mica Bennett, find that increasing the participation of young farmers in coffee production can have a positive and sustainable effect on national production. 150

Sustainability Metrics and Data Democratization in Daily Coffee News
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COSA President Daniele Giovannucci: “I believed that if we could offer a pragmatic results-based alternative, it would really make a difference for those who actually care about results.” Learn how COSA advances that mission.150

Global Business Magazine Highlights Coffee Value Chain Report
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STiR Magazine interviews Daniele Giovannucci and Luis Samper on their recent work on the powerful role of intangibles in the coffee value chain. 150

COSA Featured in Coffee Barometer 2018
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COSA details the keys to creating a successful sustainable sourcing program.

USAID’s Field Guide Uses COSA’s Resilience Metrics
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COSA’s work in resilience metrics shapes USAID’s Field Guide.

Tea & Coffee Trade Journal Highlights COSA President’s Research
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In their April 2018 magazine edition, Tea and Coffee Trade Journal highlighted COSA President Daniele Giovannucci’s contributions to the recent World Intellectual Property Organization paper on the intangibles in the coffee value chain.
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Global Coffee Report Features COSA
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In Global Coffee Report’s May/June 2018 edition, COSA’s work is featured in the article, “Making Metrics Matter.”
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Agricultural agency hopes coffee program will continue after election
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Coffee and Cocoa International’s March 2018 edition highlighted Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food’s (SAGARPA) efforts to help coffee farmers and boost production have so far yielded excellent results.

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Intangibles: New Keys to Economic Sustainability
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Coffee and Cocoa International’s March 2018 edition reviewed COSA’s President Daniele Giovannucci’s recent joint publication with Luis Fernando Samper and Luciana Marques Vieira in the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization annual publication.
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Grounds for Change
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Proudly home to wall hangings depicting Neil Armstrong, JFK and dogs playing poker, the independent coffeehouse Soma serves up lattes, mochas, macchiatos and regular cups of joe…

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US Companies Selling More Coffee With A Conscience
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The sustainable coffee business, which tries to pay growers a premium while helping the environment, has gone mainstream however–attracting companies and consumers. …

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US Organic Coffee Sales Perk Up Despite Dozing Economy
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Despite lagging economic growth, the North American organic coffee market topped $1.3 billion in 2008, making it the single most valuable organic product imported..

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Organic Coffee Booming in North America in 2008
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Despite the economic recession then, consumers seem to choose organic products especially when they perceive there is real and lasting value. Such data were exposed by coffee market analyst Daniele Giovannucci at a sampling event hosted by the Organic Coffee Collaboration, a OTA project at New York City’s Union Square Cafe.

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A Sustained Buzz: Five Experts’ Favorite Eco-Friendly Coffees
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As it profits from the global caffeine jones, many of the biggest producers continue to buy beans from growers who slash rainforests and exploit workers. With that in mind (and steaming cup in hand), I invited top coffee experts to recommend their favorite ethical brands, imposing two rules:…
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Organic Coffee is ‘Hot’ Topic at Specialty Coffee Association of America Conference
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Speakers from Equator Estate Coffees & Teas, Green Mountain Coffee, and S&D Coffees will discuss the increasing availability of high quality organic coffee on menus from drive-ins to fine dining establishments, while coffee sustainability expert Daniele Giovannucci will present the latest organic coffee market trends data.

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Organic Coffee Market Tops $1.4 Billion in North America, New Survey Shows
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The Collaboration features leading firms from Vermont to California and from Florida to Canada.

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North American Organic-Coffee Demand Rose in 2009, Analyst Says
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The $1.4 billion organic-coffee market expanded by 4.1 percent this past year and an average 21 percent annually for the past five years, compared with estimated 1 percent growth in the “conventional coffee industry,” Giovannucci said…
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A United Voice
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The fourth Terra Madre gathering of food communities came to a close with more than 6,000 participants filling a stadium in Turin to hear a panel of distinguished speakers present the sustainability and food policies drafted during the preceding four days of meetings.

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Organic Coffee Sales Soar Above Competition
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At the fifth annual coffee-tasting event hosted in New York, NY by the Organic Coffee Collaboration, a market study was released showing that organic coffee sales have taken off in recent years—big time, and in spite of the trend for coffee in general.
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The Daily Cup Becoming an Expensive Habit
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The price of coffee beans is at a historic high, as droughts and heavy rain in the world’s leading coffee-producing regions limit supply, while a rowing taste for coffee over tea in Asia fuels demand.

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Coffee Made Happy
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COSA’s collaboration with Mondelez, the world’s second largest coffee company, is a major contribution to building the world’s largest database of coffee farm sustainability metrics.

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S&D, COSA Partner to Better Sustainable Sourcing Impact
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September 25, 2016 S&D Coffee & Tea and the Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) have joined forces to broaden S&D’s sustainable sourcing program. The innovative work builds on earlier collaboration […]

COSA Joins Conservation International’s Sustainable Coffee Challenge
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December 1, 2015 Conservation International (CI) announced today the launch of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge  a call to action to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world […]

GeoT/COSA Bring Big Data to Sustainable Agriculture
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October 14, 2015 Pierre Courtemanche, GeoTraceability CEO and Daniele Giovannucci, Co-founder and CEO, COSA are pleased to announce they have signed an Alliance Agreement enabling the organisations to work together […]

Textile Exchange Builds on Success with Organic Cotton Sustainability Assessment
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Textile Exchange (TE) announces the release of The Organic Cotton Sustainability Assessment Tool (OC-SAT) – an online tool that measures the environmental, economic and social aspects of organic cotton production.
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