Daniele Giovannucci COSA - Committee on Sustainability Assessment

Daniele Giovannucci is a Co-Founder of The Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA™), a global consortium of institutions that promotes sustainability by measuring what is really sustainable in practice.

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We know that applying sound business methods and enabling competitive participation in markets can foster agriculture development more effectively than any form of aid or charity. But improving economic capacity is simply not sufficient.

New evidence from thousands of COSA surveys suggests that it is necessary to simultaneously fulfill vital social and ecological needs in order to reduce poverty. To do this requires a commitment to advancing the capacity of local institutions and communities to be effective stewards of their future.

Circle of Sustainability

The Circle of Sustainability

"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts" - Sign on Albert Einstein's office wall