SDGs mean business – Role of Credible Sustainability standards

I am not a PRO standard and certification schemes however I must say that the sustainability standards by themselves are very useful tools to understand the different practices that can be implemented to address specific issues/challenges: what is sustainable agriculture? what is a fair prices? what is a dialogue-based partnership? what is a decent living […]

Training to farmers by BiodivSourcing

What a great experience to go back in the field after few years in Angola. As you know we moved to Indonesia. Such a great country, where you have some many things to do, so many natural ingredients to work with, people are so nice and welcoming. We are working with a client to strengthen […]

Mainstreaming Biodiversity!

Few of us are working hard to promote, explain, implement business mindset ensuring that Biodiversity is now mainstreamed. We are happy and proud to see that it is becoming a real topic among the international community and business sector. The 13th Conference of the Parties, that took place in Mexico, early December 2016 has made […]

2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey – Our thoughts

Few months ago, SustAinability and GlobeScan released the results of the 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey. You can read here, my overview of the 2015 results. Key points of the 2016 Survey: Non-state actors continue to outperform all other institutions on sustainable development – especially national governments. The private sector has been facing growing expectations to […]

How Companies are integrating sustainable values in their business? (2/2)

Following my previous article and to go beyond the usual list of leaders* that you could read in various publications and that we already heard of, other companies have taken important and interesting steps to meet their sustainable commitments and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Starbucks is an example of the concept of “putting materiality […]

How to integrate sustainable values in your business? (1/2)

I prone and support companies to integrate sustainability in their day-to-day business, but actually why is that so important? How can it be done? End of 2015, before COP21, SustainAbility together with GlobeScan released an Infographic based on their survey towards experts on sustainability that highlights the following topics: Who had a leading role in […]

#7 Newsletter – Nov 2015

Read here our 7th Newsletter looking at: ABS regulation updates; Sustainable Development Goals and Sustainable practices; Businesses and Sustainable Standard

BiodivSourcing newsletter #6

Before going on holidays tomorrow, I am happy to share with you our latest newsletter. Happy reading!!! Do not hesitate to share it! For the ones that will be in France I will be available for meetings on the week of Sept 7th.