Daniel Katz Chair of the Rainforest Alliance on driving impact through markets

Can We Really Drive Impact Through Markets?

William the Conqueror, great lover of hunting, is credited as establishing England’s forest laws to protect game animals and their habitat from destruction. It was an early example of government establishing laws to protect the natural environment and food systems and avoid the tragedy of the commons, where cumulative impacts of individuals harm the whole community. More than 800 years […]

Good Regulatory Practice Provisions in Trade Agreements

What Makes for Good Regulatory Practice Provisions in Trade Agreements?

A voluntary framework What is the role of good regulatory practice provisions in trade agreements? Can they actually help reduce harm and protect communities? As the full implications of Brexit begin to roll out in the UK, I was intrigued to see a press release promoting the EU agreement that included a section titled. ‘Good Regulatory Practice and Regulatory Cooperation’. […]