Targeted, voluntary sustainability standards for agriculture could deliver global environmental benefits

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New research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides a first-ever global assessment of the ways in which sustainability standards led by non-profit, private and public organisations and driven by consumer and buyer demand—and voluntarily adopted by agricultural producers—can contribute to extensive environmental benefits, from reduced greenhouse gas emissions to decreased water use.

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