Global Commodity Governance

  title={Global Commodity Governance},
  author={Fred Gale and Marcus Haward},

The Emergence of Global Commodity Governance

  • M. Oehl
  • Political Science
    Sustainable Commodity Use
  • 2021
Whereas the challenges of GCG are manifold, its principal task lies in ensuring a functional commodity sector (Sect. 2.1). The ‘balanced’ mode through which it pursues this objective constitutes a

How Do States Benefit from Nonstate Governance? Evidence from Forest Sustainability Certification

Forest sustainability certification is emblematic of governance mechanisms associated with neoliberal state reforms. Despite being conceived as a means of compensating for the unwillingness or

National Government Responses to Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Certification: Insights from Atlantic Canada

Over the last decade, the proliferation of social and environmental certification programmes has attracted the attention of a growing number of political scientists interested in new forms of

Voluntary standards, expert knowledge and the governance of sustainability networks

Products certified according to their environmental and social sustainability are becoming an important feature of production, trade and consumption in the agro-food sector. ‘Sustainability networks’

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Making of a Market for ‘Sustainable Fish’

Market‐based instruments of fishery governance have been promoted in the past two decades on the basis of two widespread expectations: that complying with sustainability standards will lead to

Fair trade governance: revisiting a framework to analyse challenges and opportunities for sustainable development towards a green economy

As a relatively new form of non-state governance, the fair trade movement presents an opportunity to promote sustainable production and consumption and hence social change. Global market demands and

Living in decline – the dynamics of anthropogenic disturbances in the recent landcover history of Manchuria and its consequences for Northeast Asia

  • J. Schlag
  • Environmental Science
    Asian Geographer
  • 2021
ABSTRACT The paper examines the recent landcover history of Manchuria and its implications for a socio-ecological decline that is spreading across Northeast Asia. Beginning by looking at forest

Evolving Perspectives of Stewardship in the Seafood Industry

Humanity has never benefited more from the ocean as a source of food, livelihoods, and well-being, yet on a global scale this has been accompanied by trajectories of degradation and persistent


  • Private Governance and Public Authority
  • 2020

Mainstreaming Sustainable Consumption of Seafood Through Enhanced Mandatory Food Labeling

To contribute to the debate about sustainable seafood consumption, this article considers the role of mandatory food labeling. The article first flags the rise of a policy paradigm of shared