Impacts of Certification on Small Coffee Farmers Western Kenya, 2014-2017
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The goal of this end line study was to understand the contribution that certification systems can make to poverty alleviation and pro-poor development. ISEAL Alliance engaged the Committee on Sustainability Assessment to rigorously assess the early impacts of the Fairtrade and UTZ certification processes on small coffee farmers in the Mount Elgon region of Kenya.

How Green is your Tea? – Benefits of Shared Indicators
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A common language of measuring tea sustainability improves our ability to understand and effect change in this sector. Building on the best current work in tea, International Experts convened by COSA and the Ethical Tea Partnership accomplished an important first step toward this by creating a comprehensive core set of tea indicators. This article summarizes the work of the Experts and provides insights on the linkages between tea sustainability issues and the Sustainable Development Goals.

How Green is Your Tea?
| Categories: Insights | Tags: Common Metrics and Indicators |

Work towards a common set of indicators and metrics for tea progresses […]

Riding the Wave of Sustainable Commodity Sourcing: Review of the Sustainable Trade Initiative IDH 2008-2013
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The Sustainable Trade Initiative IDH is an initiative of the Dutch government, private companies, NGOs and trade unions to improve the economic, social and environmental sustainability of production systems in […]