Article from Prof. Gernot Klepper Ph.D., Kiel Institute for the World Economy
In an era of increasing environmental challenges, social issues and growing concerns about climate change, a rising number of consumers and producers is looking for sustainable solutions. Certification can be a powerful tool to guarantee that companies along the supply chain meet environmental and social standards. In addition, it provides authenticity and credibility towards business clients and end consumers.
In his article, Prof. Gernot Klepper analysed the benefits of certification for different stakeholders and outlined why it is so important to expand the shares of certified agricultural activities.