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Innovation and Knowledge Adoption for Local Firms in the Value Chain: The Story of 'White Gold' from Uzbekistan

Authors: Bekchanov, Maksud; Sepulveda, Alejandra; Hornidge, Anna-Katharina; Purwaningrum, Farah
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Center for Development Research (ZEF) - Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Publication Year: 2010

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The present paper looks at the current system of cotton production as state-order crop in Uzbekistan and discusses possibilities of integrating environment and innovation in the value chain subsystem as an effort to move away from exporting cotton as raw material towards developing a cotton processing industry.

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Pathogens in Our Pork

Author: Kristof, Nicholas
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2009

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Seventy percent of all antibiotics in the United States go to healthy livestock, according to a careful study by the Union of Concerned Scientists and that's one reason we're seeing the rise of pathogens that defy antibiotics.

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From Tons of Manure, a Growth Industry

Author: Hirshey, Gerri
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2009

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More than a decade ago Jane Slupecki, a marketing representative for the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, took a group of Litchfield County dairy farmers to a brainstorming dinner at a lovely lakeside inn there.

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Honey Care Africa: A Tripartite Model for Sustainable Beekeeping

Authors: Branzei, Oana; Valente, Michael
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2009

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The director and co-founder of Honey Care Africa (Honey Care) looks back over the six years of operations and describes the original business model. Increasing international recognition highlights the potential impact of the model on inspiring sustainable grassroots ventures in the agriculture sector in Kenya.

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La Hacienda Musa

Modeling and Analysis for Environmental Sustainability

Author: Clemen, Robert T.
Product Type: Cases; Exercises
Source: Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Publication Year: 2009

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The question that faced Maria was how much, if any, of her 100 hectares should be dedicated to organic bananas. There were good reasons to go organic: top-quality organic produce would command a premium, and her isolated location would be ideal for growing organic bananas.

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The Happy Shrimp Farm: Social Responsibility & Multiple Stakeholders

Authors: Leleux, Benoît; van der Kaaij, J.
Product Type: Cases
Source: IMD
Publication Year: 2008

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This case's learning objectives are: (1) managing multiple stakeholders in a sustainable project development; (2) understanding the economic drivers of cradle-to-cradle, recycling projects; and (3) discuss sustainability as a business model.

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Seeking Sustainability: COSA Preliminary Analysis of Sustainability Initiatives in the Coffee Sector

Authors: Giovannucci, Daniele; Potts, Jason
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
Publication Year: 2008

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This paper examines the pilot phase of vetting and testing The Committee on Sustainable Assessment's method, an innovative management tool used to gather and analyze data using economic, environmental and social metrics.

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Locally Grown, Organic & Sustainable Food for Thought

Author: Weatherhead School of Management
Product Type: Mini-Cases
Source: Case Western Reserve University
Publication Year: 2008

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LocalHarvest stands for building a vibrant community, healthy environment, and a strong and sustainable local economy- all made possible by the vast potential of the internet.

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Urban Farmers’ Crops Go From Vacant Lot to Market

Author: McMillan, Tracie
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2008

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For years, New Yorkers have grown basil, tomatoes and greens in window boxes, backyard plots and community gardens. But more and more New Yorkers are raising fruits and vegetables, and not just to feed their families but to sell to people on their block.

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Starbucks C.A.F.E Practices Program: Ensuring a Socially Responsible Supply Chain

Author: Weatherhead School of Management
Product Type: Mini-Cases
Source: Case Western Reserve University
Publication Year: 2008

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Starbucks Coffee Company’s C.A.F.E (Coffee and Farmer Equity) Practices program ensures that Starbucks sources sustainably grown and processed coffee by evaluating the economic, social and environmental aspects of coffee growing along the supply chain.

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