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Asian Agri and the Future of Palm Oil

Authors: Bell, David E.; Kindred, Natalie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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For Asian Agri and other Indonesian palm oil producers, the future promised rising demand from fast-growing Asian populations, but also intensifying criticism from environmental groups. Asian Agri appeared well positioned to capitalize on the growing palm oil market, but the broad-strokes vilification of the palm oil industry was a source of serious concern. In the face of great uncertainty, the management team needed to devise a strategy for the future.

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Mid-Missouri Energy

Authors: Weber, James; Shelman, Mary; Reinhardt, Forest L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Mid-Missouri Energy is a farmer-owned cooperative created to take advantage of the growing interest in ethanol as an automotive fuel.

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Mid-Missouri Energy: Ethanol from Corn

Authors: Holbrook, Noel Michele; Weber, James; Sartor, Karla; Reinhardt, Forest L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Mid-Missouri Energy is a farmer-owned cooperative created to take advantage of the growing interest in ethanol as an automotive fuel.

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Polyface: The Farm of Many Faces

Authors: Lee, Deishin; van Sice, Stephanie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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This case explores a method of value creation through exploiting synergies that exist in an environment where there is diversity. The context of the case is a farm where biodiversity is leveraged to create value.

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Agricultural Cooperatives: Origins, Structure, Financing and Partnerships

Authors: Goldberg, Ray A.; Preble, Matthew
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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This technical note explains how agricultural cooperatives are structured and financed, as well as how they form partnerships with one another and other elements of the food system.

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The Cage-Free Egg Movement

Authors: Toffel, Michael W.; van Sice, Stephanie
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Describes the social movement confronting conventional egg production techniques (battery cages) based on animal welfare concerns. Enables students to discuss how companies should respond to social movements focusing on supply chains, in light of regulatory uncertainty and competitor pressures.

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Y U Ranch: Strategy and Sustainability in Cattle Ranching (A, B, C)

Authors: Bansal, Pratima; Laughland, Pamela; McKnight, Brent
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2010

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In this case series, students will see that each decision builds on the previous decision (i.e. the decisions are path dependent). Taken together, these cases illustrate why industrial farming has supplanted the farm-based agricultural system.

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Cosan: Thinking Outside the Barrel

Authors: Maurer, Noel; Reisen de Pinho, Ricardo; Reinhardt, Forest L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Cosan, based in Brazil, is the largest grower and processor of sugarcane in the world, and the largest sugar and ethanol producer in Brazil. The Cosan case introduces students and executive education participants to political economy and business strategy in the biofuels industry.

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Issues for Responsible Investors: Forestry in Asia

Authors: Cheng, Billy; Le Clue, Sophie
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Responsible Research
Publication Year: 2010

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This report attempts to outline the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues that responsible investors should consider when looking at the forestry sector and, by association, the pulp and paper industry in East, South and Southeast Asia.

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Codevasf

Authors: Bell, David E.; Neves, Marcos Fava; Castro, Thome e; Kindred, Natalie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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With many countries facing scarcity of freshwater and farmable land, Brazil decided to leverage its wealth of both resources to attract global agribusiness players to the historically poor Sao Francisco Valley (SFV) in the country's northeast.

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