Essays about: "Organic certification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words Organic certification.

  1. 1. Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies : Suppliers and Retailers in the Swedish Organic Food Market

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Grégoire Bocquillon; Martin Ekallam; [2016]
    Keywords : organic food supply chain risk assessment risk mitigation strategies swedish organic market;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Consumer interest and demand for healthy and ecologically produced local food has led to a high market demand that local production cannot meet. Product attributes of perishability and short life cycles ensure that even local supply chains are challenging to manage. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing the environmental impact of building materials using the Dutch approach: The case of the Triodos bank office building using BREEAM.NL

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Marie Chevalerias; [2015]
    Keywords : office building; National MilieuDatabase.; BREEAM.NL; building materials; shadow cost; LCA; environmental impact; Technology and Engineering; Arts and Architecture; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the increasing importance accorded to environmental performance of buildings, the goal of this master thesis is to study the Dutch assessment method for evaluating the environmental impact caused by the material of an office building project with the Dutch version of the BREEAM certification scheme.After doing a literature review to comprehend the current state of affair concerning the assessment method for environmental impact of building material in the Netherlands, the MaterialenTool using the National MilieuDatabase was used to assess different scenarios aiming to reduce the total shadow cost of the building. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social responsibility and import of certified organic food : A case study of 13 Swedish firms

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Anna George; [2015]
    Keywords : Organic food; Import; Convention Theory; Organic certification; Social responsibility; Ekologiska livsmedel; Import; Convention Theory; Ekologisk certifiering; socialt ansvar;

    Abstract : The thesis explores how social responsibility is addressed by firms importing certified organic food from developing countries to Sweden. The approaches to social responsibility of 13 Swedish firms were investigated, of which the majority were small or medium size (< 250 employees) and none belonged to the market-dominating group of grocery retailers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Farming in the European Union: from organic to sustainable. An assessment of a legal transition based on land stewardship and participatory guarantee systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Javier Munoz-Blanco Garcia; [2015]
    Keywords : land stewardship; participatory guarantee systems; organic farming; agroecology; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The conventional agricultural production system is not sustainable. Organic agriculture is assumed to be sustainable from the environmental perspective, and its production and labelling has been regulated in the European Union (EU). READ MORE

  5. 5. Organic Coffee for a Sustainable Development in Peru : A qualitative study on how Peruvian coffee farmers’ development is affected by choosing organic cultivation and certification

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Klas Marcus Brink; [2013]
    Keywords : Organic; Coffee; Sustainable development; Peru; Small-scale agriculture; Organic Coffee; Agricultural Technology; Developing countries; Social entrepreneurship; Context; Certification; Corporate social responsibility; Ekologisk; Kaffe; Hållbar utveckling; Peru; Småskaligt jordbruk; Ekologiskt kaffe; Jordbruksteknologi; Utvecklingsländer; Socialt entreprenörskap; Kontext; Certifiering; Företags samhällsansvar; Organico; Café; Desarollo sostenible; Perú; Agricultura a pequeña escala; Café organico; Tecnología agropecuaria; Países en desarrollo; El emprendimiento social; Contexto; Certificación; Responsabilidad social de las empresas;

    Abstract : AbstractTitle: Organic Coffee for a sustainable development in Peru -­‐ A qualitative study on how Peruvian coffee farmers’ development is affected by choosing organic cultivation and certificationSeminar date: 2013-­‐05-­‐31University: Mälardalen University VästeråsInstitution: School of Business, Society and EngineeringLevel: Bachelor Thesis in Business AdministrationCourse name: Bachelor Thesis in Business Administration, FÖA 300, 15 ECTSAuthor: Marcus Brink 1987-­‐05-­‐10Tutors: Birgitta SchwartzExaminer: Peter DobersPages: 145Attachments: List of interviews, Interview questions to coffee farmersKey words: Sustainable development, organic, coffee, certifications, coffee farmers, small scale farmers, Peru, bachelor, conventional coffee, organic certification, profitability, environment, social entrepreneurship, context, coffee producersResearch question: In what way are small-­‐scale coffee farmers in the region of Junín, Peru, able to benefit from “Organic” certifications or conventional coffee cultivation to develop sustainable?Purpose: The purpose of this field study was to get an understanding of how and if organic farming is an adequate solution for sustainable development of small-­‐scale coffee farmers in developing countries or not.Method: This bachelor thesis was done as a field study financed by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) under the program of Minor Field Studies provided by the International Programme Office for Education and Training. READ MORE