Anne Thiel

Commodity Roundtables: Green Gatekeepers Or Dirty Doormen?

It’s been a decade since the first commodity roundtables brought producers of soy, palm, and other crops together with environmental organizations. The results have been less than stellar, but the Roundtable for Responsible Soy recently disciplined 100 members for failure to comply with paperwork requirements. Critics say that’s a nice beginning, but we still have…