Essays about: "Organic certification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 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 : Abstract Background: 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 relationship between certifications and farm sustainability : a study of short marketing channels and farmers’ perceptions in Catalonia

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Miquel Saludas Cohi; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainability; SAFA; DSRP; participatory guarantee systems; agroecology; Catalonia;

    Abstract : The use of voluntary policies with the form of certifications or guarantee systems together with Short Marketing Channels seem a consolidated system aiming at ‘resocialize’ and ‘relocalize’ food chain actors which upon a sustainable food system must be built. In the organic food certifications two different approaches coexist in Catalonia, the European organic third-party certification (CCPAE) and a regional Participatory Guarantee System (PGS). READ MORE

  3. 3. 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 : participatory guarantee systems; land stewardship; 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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 : National MilieuDatabase.; office building; 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