Towards a Shared Approach for Smallholder Performance Measurement: Common Indicators and Metrics

This paper presents an aligned yet customizable framework of indicators for measuring farm-level sustainability in smallholder agricultural supply chains. These indicators are proposed primarily in the context of performance measurement, but can also be useful for more in-depth impact evaluation studies. The proposal is not for one single common set of indicators, but rather for…

A Practitioners Guide to Developing a Performance Measurement Approach

Small-­‐scale  farmers—whose  output  supports  a  population  of  roughly  2.2  billion  people  worldwide—manage roughly 85% of the world’s farms. And every day, companies trade with these farmers in a wide variety of products. As companies seeks more transparency through  complex  supply  chains  and  invest  together  with  development  and  financial  organizations, there is more and more interest…

The Collaboration Economy

Erik Lowitt’s The Collaboration Economy build’s a case for collorative approaches to sustainability. He interviewed dozens of global leaders and includes case studies from these interviews, focusing on Unilever, GE, Coca-Cola, Nestle Waters, and the European Parliament. One chapter was written with Jan Kees Vis of Unilever, who is also chair of the Sustainable Food…