Voluntary sustainability standards and biodiversity - Understanding the potential of agricultural standards for biodiversity protection

Modeling study
Monitoring report
Research briefing

Published December 2016 by International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Authored by Potts, J., Voora, V., Lynch, M. and Mammadova, A.

Summary

This policy brief of the findings of joint research conducted by International Institute for Sustainable Development in collaboration with the Convention for Biological Diversity Secretariat analyses the potential contribution of voluntary sustainability standards to support biodiversity protection. The State of Sustainability Initiatives Biodiversity and Standards Review covers 14 major international standards operating in the banana, cocoa, coffee, cotton, palm oil, soy, sugar and tea sectors.

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Voluntary sustainability standards and biodiversity - Understanding the potential of agricultural standards for biodiversity protection

Modeling study
Monitoring report
Research briefing

Published December 2016 by International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Authored by Potts, J., Voora, V., Lynch, M. and Mammadova, A.

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