Daniele Giovannucci
Daniele Giovannucci

Company: COSA Project
Position: Executive Director
Country: Italy

Mr. Giovannucci is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA). COSA is a global consortium of institutions and UN agencies advancing innovative ways to measure sustainability. COSA works with local partner institutions on uniform indicators to facilitate a real understanding of the impacts of initiatives in agriculture and standards such as Organic, Fair Trade, and more. Mr. Giovannucci has managed projects and research in more than 30 countries. He has led or contributed to the rural development strategies of various institutions such as the World Bank, InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), USAID, and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). He lectures and teaches courses on sustainability, standards, and food security. Dozens of his recent publications are available at www.DGiovannucci.net