Agricultural expansion is the single largest threat to the world’s remaining tropical forests. In the tropics, farms are often responsible for deforestation, soil erosion and the contamination of waterways.
This paper critically examines the FSC and PEFC -- two certification programs at different stages of development.
An evaluation of its ecological, economical and social impact.
A study comparing the pesticide policies of the Sustainable Agriculture Network and five other certification schemes.
A study of the approaches adopted by Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)-certified companies to meet Principle 3 of the FSC standard.