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Sustainability Amidst Uncertainty: Columbia Forest Products’ Pursuit of Sustainability in a Changing Market

Authors: Marshall, Scott; Pullman, Madeleine; Anderson, Zachary; Flax, Matthew; Gambetta, Daniel; Greene-Powell, Jacen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Portland State University
Publication Year: 2009

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This case follows the company’s introduction of a new sustainable plywood product in an extremely competitive and economically challenging market place.

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The Next Billions: Business Strategies to Enhance Food Value Chains and Empower the Poor

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: World Economic Forum, The Boston Consulting Group
Publication Year: 2009

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This report focuses on business models along the food value chain outlining innovative strategies companies are using to do business in poor regions while improving incomes and food supplies in partnership with local communities.

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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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A Synergistic Union, or Selling Out?

University-Industry Relations, Biotechnology, and the UC-Berkeley/Novartis Partnership

Author: Dunning, Rebecca
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University
Publication Year: 2009

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This case uses the controversial partnership linking the University of California-Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources and agribusiness giant Novartis to examine the ongoing tensions between higher education’s public mission and its competition for resources in a competitive education and research market.

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The Chinese Tainted Milk Scandal

Authors: Gupta, V; Chakraborty, B
Product Type: Cases
Source: ICMR Center for Management Research
Publication Year: 2009

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This case discusses the tainted milk scandal that was unearthed in China in 2008. The milk scandal became public in August 2008, after it was disclosed that the baby formula produced by the Chinese dairy products company, Sanlu Group was contaminated with melamine, which caused kidney failure of many children, resulting in death in some cases.

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Sanlu's Melamine-Tainted Milk Crisis in China

Authors: Tao, Zhigang; Lu, Jiangyong; Woo, Claudia H.L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: The University of Hong Kong
Publication Year: 2009

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On 12 September 2008, Sanlu Group, the biggest producer of milk powder in China, rocked the country when it admitted that its infant formula had been contaminated with the toxic chemical melamine.

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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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Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Authors: Bell, David E.; Milder, Brian
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2008

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In 2006, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation joined together to form a new organization, AGRA, to tackle the historic challenge of increasing agricultural production in Africa.

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Arcadia Biosciences

Seeds of Change

Authors: Daemmrich, Arthur A.; Reinhardt, Forest; Shelman, Mary
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2008

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Arcadia Biosciences is an entrepreneurial California agricultural biotech company seeking to earn carbon credits by modifying commodity crops for use in China and India. The case provides context on the company; describes advances in crops genetics focused to climate change and associated resource issues of fertilizer use, water use, and soil salinity; and poses strategic choices for a start-up company operating at the intersection of business, agriculture, and climate change.

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On the Farm: A Seafood Snob Ponders the Future of Fish

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

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Scientists have recently become concerned that smaller species of fish, the so-called forage fish like herring, mackerel, anchovies and sardines that are a crucial part of the ocean’s food chain, are under siege.

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