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Ethical principles and practice in organic processing - governance and corporate responsibility

Hansen, Mette Weinreich; Nielsen, Thorkild and Kristensen, Niels Heine (2007) Ethical principles and practice in organic processing - governance and corporate responsibility. Paper at: EURsafe,, Oslo, 22.6.06. [Unpublished]

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The authors emphasize the importance of reflecting values in relation to organic food production especially because both the standards for organic food processing and the value discussion are almost non-existing related to processing. There are two main claims in this paper. One claim is that there could be reluctance from the companies in discussing organic values because they fear to be associated with the organic pioneer movement and subsequently exclusion from mainstream. Another claim is that there is a need for upgrading the existing networks or maybe invite to creation of new networks around reflection on values since this issue need qualification in order to be used as an active for the companies

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Subjects: Values, standards and certification > Regulation
Values, standards and certification
Values, standards and certification > Evaluation of inputs
Values, standards and certification > Consumer issues
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > III.9 (OASE) Organic agriculture in social entirety - principles versus practices
Deposited By: Nielsen, Ass. Prof. Thorkild
ID Code:8496
Deposited On:11 May 2006
Last Modified:19 Mar 2022 09:50
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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