State of Sustainability Initiatives - Standards and the Green Economy

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Published 2014 by International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Authored by Potts, J., Lynch, M., Wilkings, A., Huppé, G., Cunningham, M. and Voora, V.

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The State of Sustainability Initiatives Review 2014 reports on systems and market trends across 16 of the most important voluntary sustainability standards initiatives, including Forest Stewardship Council, Fairtrade International, Better Cotton Initiative, Bonsucro, Rainforest Alliance, UTZ, 4C, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, across 10 key commodity sectors; banana, bio-fuels, cocoa, coffee, cotton, forestry, palm-oil, soy bean, sugar and tea. This report uses data from ITC's Standards Map Database and from communications with standard-setting bodies and from third-party literature.

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State of Sustainability Initiatives - Standards and the Green Economy

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Research report

Published 2014 by International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Authored by Potts, J., Lynch, M., Wilkings, A., Huppé, G., Cunningham, M. and Voora, V.

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