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Carbon neutrality in the agri-food sector : challenges and opportunities in a dynamic setting / / Alessia Acampora [and three others]



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Titolo: Carbon neutrality in the agri-food sector : challenges and opportunities in a dynamic setting / / Alessia Acampora [and three others] Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Cham, Switzerland : , : Springer International Publishing, , [2021]
©2021
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (206 pages)
Disciplina: 338.1
Soggetto topico: Sustainable agriculture - Economic aspects
Carbon dioxide mitigation - Technological innovations
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Persona (resp. second.): AcamporaAlessia
Nota di contenuto: Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Carbon Neutrality: If Not Now, When? -- 1.1 Citizens´ Perception of Climate Change Seriousness -- 1.2 Climate Change and Carbon Neutrality Policies -- 1.2.1 Long-Term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategies and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) -- 1.2.2 The UNFCCC´s Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Framework and Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) -- 1.3 Countries´ Carbon Neutral Policies -- 1.4 Carbon Neutrality Definitions -- References -- Chapter 2: Carbon Neutrality in the Agri-Food Sector -- 2.1 Agri-Food Systems Are Facing a Growing Climate Change Problem and Opportunity -- 2.2 Agriculture as Source of Solutions in Fighting Climate Change: Turning a Planetary Pollutant into an Asset -- 2.3 Mitigation Projects in the Agri-Food Sector -- 2.3.1 Tree-Planting Initiatives -- 2.3.2 Offset Projects in the Agri-Food Sector -- 2.3.2.1 The Fairtrade Case Study -- 2.3.2.2 The Rainforest Alliance Case Study -- References -- Chapter 3: Putting a Farm into an Emissions Test Lab -- 3.1 Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and Carbon Footprints -- 3.2 Carbon Footprint (CF) -- 3.2.1 Organizational Carbon Footprint (OCF) -- 3.2.2 Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) -- 3.3 The GHG Protocol Initiative -- 3.3.1 The GHG Protocol for Guidance on Carbon Removals and Land Use -- 3.3.2 Scope of the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard -- 3.4 Carbon Footprint in Agri-Food Sector: Methodological Issues -- References -- Chapter 4: Governance Issues in Carbon Emissions: Can a Food Emissions Gate Be Avoided? -- 4.1 `Emissions Gate´ and Increasing Concerns Over Greenwashing -- 4.1.1 Greenwashing and Companies´ Sustainability Reporting -- 4.1.2 Sustainability Reporting: What Investors Are Asking -- 4.2 Carbon Disclosure Initiatives -- References.
Chapter 5: The Governance of the Carbon Neutrality System: Is Carbon Neutrality a Tool for the Low-Carbon Transition? -- 5.1 Carbon Neutrality: A Nudging Strategy Towards the Decarbonization -- 5.2 Different Approaches to Use the Carbon Footprint -- 5.2.1 Carbon quantification /Measurement -- 5.2.2 Carbon Reduction -- 5.2.3 Carbon Neutrality -- 5.2.4 Climate/Carbon Positive -- 5.3 Carbon Offsets -- 5.3.1 Carbon Offset Standards -- 5.3.2 Voluntary Offset Market Trends -- 5.4 Carbon Insetting -- 5.4.1 The Plan Vivo Standard for Insetting -- 5.4.2 Insetting Case Studies -- 5.5 Targets and Scopes of the Companies´ Carbon Neutrality Path -- 5.5.1 Targets of the Carbon Neutrality -- 5.5.2 Scope of the Carbon Neutrality -- 5.6 Voluntary Standards and Carbon Neutrality -- 5.6.1 The PAS 2060: 2014 Specification for the Demonstration of Carbon Neutrality -- 5.6.2 The Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard -- 5.7 Verification, Certification, Accreditation and Labels -- 5.8 Carbon Neutral Labels -- References -- Chapter 6: How Difficult Is It to Reach Carbon Neutrality? Tales of Different Agri-Food Chains -- 6.1 The Role of Different Actors of the Agri-Food Supply Chain in Achieving Sector´ Carbon Neutrality -- 6.2 Differentiated Impacts for Different Food Products -- 6.3 Achieving Carbon Neutrality in Different Agri-Food Chains: Case Studies Analysis -- 6.3.1 Carbon Neutral Fruits: The Dole Carbon Neutral Strategy for Bananas and Pineapples -- 6.3.2 Carbon Neutral Coffee: The Coopedota Case Study -- 6.3.3 Carbon Neutral Meat: The Five Founders Case Study -- References -- Chapter 7: Carbon Neutrality as Business: Decoupling Growth from Emissions While Managing Climate Risks -- 7.1 The Role of consumers´ Food Choices in Mitigating Carbon Emissions -- 7.2 Consumers´ Willingness to Pay for Climate Friendly and Climate Neutral Products.
7.3 Market drivers and Businesses Opportunity for Agri-Food Companies to Move Towards Lower Carbon Emissions -- 7.4 Barrier and Risk for Suppliers to Join the Carbon Neutral Chain -- 7.5 Different Development Models for Carbon Neutrality -- 7.5.1 Government-Driven: The French Label Bas Carbone -- 7.5.2 Sectoral Legislation-Driven: The ICAO Model -- References -- Chapter 8: Towards a Carbon Labelled World? -- 8.1 Consumers Perceptions and Use of Carbon Labelling -- 8.2 Carbon labels in Relation to Others Greening Themes and Labels -- 8.3 Carbon Labels: Does Design Matter? -- 8.4 How to Communicate Climate change and Products Carbon Information -- 8.5 The Role of retailers and Green Public Procurements (GPP) in Boosting Carbon Reduction and Carbon Neutral Labels -- References -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- Index.
Titolo autorizzato: Carbon neutrality in the agri-food sector  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 9783030880484
9783030880477
Formato: Materiale a stampa
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Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
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