publication . Article . 2013

STRATEGIC CSR SHIFTS TOWARDS ADAPTIVE FOOD GOVERNANCE UNDER ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE: A COMPARISON BETWEEN SOUTH AFRICAN AND BRAZILIAN RETAILERS

Pereira, L.; Da Fontoura, Y. S. D. R.; Da Fontoura, C. F. V. T.;
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  • Published: 30 Oct 2013 Journal: Revista de Gestão Social e Ambiental, volume 7, page 101 (eissn: 1981-982X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: RGSA- Revista de Gestao Social e Ambiental
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:p>Governance in the food system has become a key topic of discussion in light of the 2007-08 food price crisis. Of special importance has been the shift to include the role that non-state actors are likely to play in achieving food security under global environmental change (GEC). This paper aims to compare private sector food system governance trends in two emerging economies, Brazil and South Africa. It focuses on practices around adaptation, an area largely neglected in climate change discussion, yet a critical factor in coping with the societal consequences of GEC. This study identifies several processes, particularly within the retail sector, that cou...
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free text keywords: Development economics, Corporate governance, Corporate social responsibility, Food security, Economic growth, Political science, Private sector, Good governance, Environmental change, Food systems, Emerging markets
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