Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
Connecting the Dots for Sustainable Supply Chains
To achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a global community, we need more coordinated and coherent supply chains. Are voluntary sustainability standards the answer?
Growing Tea Sustainably: Examples from Kenya, India, and Sri Lanka
From climate change impacts to price fluctuations, producing tea can be a volatile business. Here's how some of the world’s major tea-producing countries are making the industry more stable—and sustainable.
Four Ways Sustainability Standards Can Build Farmers’ Resilience to COVID-19
We surveyed supply chain actors to ask how farmers are coping with the effects of the pandemic and whether certification has helped them adapt.
Coping with COVID-19: Certification supports farmer resilience
This policy brief presents findings from primary research investigating how voluntary sustainability standards can help smallholder farmers be more resilient during crises.
How Can Voluntary Sustainability Standards Drive Sustainability in Public Procurement and Trade Policy?
The growing use of sustainability standards in public policies is a promising trend, so long as small-scale farmers and businesses are not left behind.