Facilitation of transition initiatives and development of sustainable products

Transition

During two centuries, the economy and society have been radically separated from natural cycles and prinples, creating heavy damages. 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.

Bioeconomy

Reconciliating economic activities with the cycles of life is essential to the future of our societies. Our approach is based on a deep understanding of the interaction of social and natural systems, and on twenty years of development of natural products and project management.
Learn more about bioeconomy and biotrade.

Recycling Carbon – Recycling carbon fiber

Carbon fiber is a modern material, widely used in the nautical, aeronautical, cycling and other sports industries. Until now, few companies offer repair, reuse or recycling solutions. With Recycling Carbon, it's done. The accelerated development of this non profit...

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Soirée Permaculture et Transition – 9 nov. 2017 à Paris

Le réseau des Villes et Territoires en Transition en Ile-de-France propose le 9 novembre 2017 une soirée d'initiation sur le thème « Permaculture et Transition ». Organisée par Peter BENOIT et Pierre JOHNSON, nous avons décidé d'offrir cette soirée, pour rendre...

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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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Artemisia: a plant, women and men against malaria

La Maison de l'Artemisia is non-governmental organization (NGO), a non-profit under French law, which has been supporting for several years the players of the production, marketing and use of medicinal plants of the Artemisia genus in Africa, because of their...

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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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TEEB proposes an evaluation of agriculture and food chains

Pierre Johnson participated to TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) writers workshop on AgriFood, that took place in UNEP's offices in Paris on May 2016, and to the preparation of a chapter of the Scientific and Economic Foundations Report, which will...

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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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Permaculture design in Chalo Saint-Mars (Essonne, France)

Permaculture design in Chalo Saint-Mars (Essonne, France)

The site and the project A permaculture project always begins with the desire of a person or a group. We met Ese, the project owner, in the summer of 2015. Interested in permaculture, she expressed her desire to apply this approach to a new design for the domain she...

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Pierre W. Johnson


International consultant sourcing and sustainable development of natural products value chains. Specialist of markets of origin, quality and high value products. Expert on Access and Benefit Sharing.
Keynote speaker on transition to an ecological economy & society.

Associate expert to Tero.

I facilitate the collaboration between players of the value chain and local partners for a development based on the ecological and social transition.

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