Publications

Our experts analyze commodities markets across sectors to determine standard-compliant consumption and production trends, their opportunities and challenges for sustainable development, and more. Our pieces of analysis range from commentaries to policy briefs to reports.

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Standards and Poverty Reduction

SSI Review: Standards and Poverty Reduction examines how voluntary sustainability standards can contribute to poverty reduction for smallholder farmers.

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Standards and the Extractive Economy

The SSI Review: Standards and the Extractive Economy examines the intersection of voluntary sustainability initiatives (VSIs) and sustainable development within the mining sector.

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Standards and Biodiversity

Sustainable agriculture practices must be widely implemented in order to stem an alarming loss of biodiversity and to protect endangered species. This is according to our SSI Review: Standards and Biodiversity, examining the intersection between voluntary sustainability standards and the conserva...

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Standards and the Blue Economy

The seafood industry represents a critical source of food protein and global employment. In 2014, the overall trade value of the seafood sector was estimated at USD 140 billion, making it one of the most valuable non-petroleum products traded internationally. The SSI Review: Standards and the Blu...

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Standards and the Green Economy

The SSI Review: Standards and the Green Economy provides a bird’s-eye view of market and performance trends across 16 of the most prevalent standards initiatives operating across 10 different commodity sectors.

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