Facilitation of transition initiatives and development of sustainable products

Transition

For two centuries, the economy and society have been radically separated from natural cycles and elements. But the transition of economy and society towards a sustainable future has already started for local communities and pioneer companies.
Discover how to participate to this movement.

Cooperation

Life develops with competition on a cooperation background. Cooperation is the basis of scientific and technical development as well as human progress. It is the field for the development of business, of hapiness and for individual success.
Learn how to unleash the potential of cooperation.

Biotrade

Biotrade values natural resources, associated knowledge and know-how, while contributing to their preservation. We support the development of natural products, with a focus on sustainability.
Learn more about the link between economy and biodiversity.

Planetary boundaries and the great transition

Planetary boundaries and the great transition

We live in an era of fast changes, in which many people, organizations or territories lack the keys of understanding, orientation and action. Our educational, managerial, and political systems have simply not prepared us for a world where the abundant resources of our planet are threatened, and where some fundamental balances are threatened. This article aims to provide some keys on the scientific analysis of “planetary boundaries”, a the starting point for the ecological and social transition.

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Biodiversity: a common challenge

Biodiversity: a common challenge

Biodiversity is the diversity and variety of life. A permanent source of creativity, many of us see it as a distant topic from our economic and social activities. However, most of these activities, and our common welfare depend at one level or another on the...

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Paris Climate Agreement: a glass half full or half empty?

Paris Climate Agreement: a glass half full or half empty?

Two years of intense preparation, two weeks of negotiation, and mobilization of civil society, despite the state of emergency and the ban on demonstrations. Are the results of the Paris Climat conference commensurate with the mobilization of the different actors? The...

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In Ghana, producers and consumers make organic farming grow

In Ghana, producers and consumers make organic farming grow

In Ghana, fossil fuels represent a real boon for the state, in terms of income and foreign exchange. But just after the sales of hydrocarbons, comes that of cocoa beans, and other cash crops. However, oil extraction contributes to climate disruption, while the...

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Fair Trade: a new label

Fair Trade: a new label

Despite a sluggish context, fair trade market continues its growth. In France, it it reached 429 million euros and 11.1% growth in 2013. But before being a "market" trade fair is an innovative approach to national and international trade. Supported by an economic...

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France goes for local Fair Trade

France goes for local Fair Trade

France goes for local Fair Trade For over 40 years, fair trade organizations develop business partnerships based on the principles of transparency, equity and balanced business relationship with producers, farmers and artisans in the South. If the impacts are...

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Biodiversity: a common challenge

Biodiversity: a common challenge

Biodiversity is the diversity and variety of life. A permanent source of creativity, many of us see it as a distant topic from our economic and social activities. However, most of these activities, and our common welfare depend at one level or another on the...

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Fairtrade cotton looking for a new start

Participation of the entire sector Fairtrade, the main fair trade label, organized the International Forum of Fairtrade and fair-organic cotton in West Africa, in Paris on 15 March 2016. All the industry players were present for this edition: Representatives of...

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Pierre W. Johnson


Ecological economist, trilingual.

Project manager in natural products market development in the South and North for more than 20 years. Consultant in transition for 7 years.

I facilitate the collaboration between producers, companies and their partners (local authorities, foundations...) for a development tapping in the opportunities offered by the ecological and social transition.

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