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The Voluntary Coffee Standard Index (VOCSI). Developing a Composite Index to Assess and Compare the Strength of Mainstream Voluntary Sustainability Standards in the Global Coffee Industry
Over the last years, key players in business, politics and civil society have promoted Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) to shift global markets towards more sustainable value chains. In thisExpand
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Understanding role models for change: a multilevel analysis of success factors of grassroots initiatives for sustainable consumption
Abstract In order to achieve sustainable societies, we need models of behavior that go beyond individuals equating wellbeing and material consumption levels. Lowering individual footprints might beExpand
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The evolution of power in the global coffee value chain and production network
The configurations of global value chains and production networks are constantly changing, leading to new trajectories and geographical distributions of value creation and capture. In this article,Expand
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Women’s empowerment in rural Honduras and its determinants: insights from coffee communities in Ocotepeque and Copan
ABSTRACT This article quantifies the level of women’s empowerment in western Honduran coffee-producing households through the construction of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, andExpand
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Indicators to compare and assess the institutional strength of voluntary sustainability standards in the global coffee industry
The data presented in this article are related to the research article entitled “The Voluntary Coffee Standard Index (VOCSI). Developing a composite Index to Assess and Compare the InstitutionalExpand
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The rebound effects of switching to vegetarianism
In order to reduce our environmental footprint, policy-makers have increasingly focused on influencing individual-level consumption choices. Recent years have seen a special focus on sustainableExpand
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The rebound effects of switching to vegetarianism. A microeconomic analysis of Swedish consumption behavior
Sustainable diets, in particular vegetarianism, are often promoted as effective measures to reduce our environmental footprint. Yet, few conclusions take full-scale behavioral changes intoExpand
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How Effective is Multiple Certification in Improving the Economic Conditions of Smallholder Farmers? Evidence from an Impact Evaluation in Colombia’s Coffee Belt
Abstract Voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) in the coffee sector have become a popular tool to improve the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers. As third-party and company-led VSS haveExpand
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