10 July,  Workshop: Hardening international soft law frameworks into EU measures to address forest risk commodities, Brussels. 

2-3  July,  Joint PETGOV-SPERI Political Economy Workshop, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam 



25-26  June,  Participant: Sixth European Roundtable of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Paris. (here)

2  May,  Talk: Voluntary Sustainability Standards and Transnational Trade Governance, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB).

6  April,  Panel: Transnational Sustainability Governance: Experimentalism, Intermediaries, and Regime Effectiveness, ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco. (here)

new publications

2018 Institutional Design of Voluntary Sustainability Standard Systems: Evidence from a New Database, Development Policy Review.  [early view]


2018 Emerging Markets and Private Governance: The Political Economy of Sustainable Palm Oil in China and India, Review of International Political Economy, 25, 2. [link]


2018 The Legitimacy and Accountability of Polycentric Climate Governance, book chapter (with Karin Bäckstrand and Fariborz Zelli) in: Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action, Cambridge University Press (eds. Huitema et al.).  [link


2017 Tracing Failure of Coral Reef Protection in Nonstate Market-Driven Governance, Global Environmental Politics, 17, 4. [link


2017 Private Regulation and Global Economic Change: The Drivers of Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil, Governance, 30, 4.  [link]