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Title (Primary) Inclusion, transparency, and enforcement: How the EU-Mercosur trade agreement fails the sustainability test
Author Kehoe, L.; dos Reis, T.N.P.; Meyfroidt, P.; Bager, S.; Seppelt, R.; Kuemmerle, T.; Berenguer, E.; Clark, M.; Frankel Davis, K.; zu Ermgassen, E.K.H.J.; Farrell, K.N.; Friis, C.; Haberl, H.; Kastner, T.; Murtough, K.L.; Persson, U.M.; Romero-Muñoz, A.; O’Connell, C.; Valeska Schäfer, V.; Virah-Sawmy, M.; le Polain de Waroux, Y.; Kiesecker, J.;
Journal One Earth
Year 2020
Department CLE;
Volume 3
Issue 3
Language englisch;
POF III (all) T12;
Supplements https://www.cell.com/cms/10.1016/j.oneear.2020.08.013/attachment/5dd70ac6-417c-4efe-866c-6d1fe8cc7c54/mmc1.pdf
Abstract Trade agreements could help to protect human rights, critical ecosystems, and the climate—but only if sustainability becomes a cornerstone of international trade. The EU-Mercosur trade agreement fails to meet our three tenets of sustainable trade agreements: (1) inclusion of local communities, (2) transparency mechanisms to trace commodities and provide open-access information, and (3) enforcement to legally uphold sustainability commitments.
ID 23630
Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=23630
Kehoe, L., dos Reis, T.N.P., Meyfroidt, P., Bager, S., Seppelt, R., Kuemmerle, T., Berenguer, E., Clark, M., Frankel Davis, K., zu Ermgassen, E.K.H.J., Farrell, K.N., Friis, C., Haberl, H., Kastner, T., Murtough, K.L., Persson, U.M., Romero-Muñoz, A., O’Connell, C., Valeska Schäfer, V., Virah-Sawmy, M., le Polain de Waroux, Y., Kiesecker, J. (2020):
Inclusion, transparency, and enforcement: How the EU-Mercosur trade agreement fails the sustainability test
One Earth 3 (3), 268 - 272