Glasbergen, P. (2018). Smallholders do not eat certificates, Ecological Economics, 147: 243-252.

Sri Astuti, E. (2018)The Impact of Coffee Certification on the Economic Performance of Indonesian Actors.  Maastricht: Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht. 182 p.


Offermans, A. & P. Glasbergen (2017). Spotlights on certification and farmers' welfare: crossing boundaries in social scientific research. Development in Practice. 27,8, p. 1078-1090

 Hidayat, N. (2017) At The Bottom of the value Chain: Sustainability Certification and the Livelihoods of palm Oil Smallholders in Indonesia. Maastricht: Datawyse Universitaire pers

Ibnu, M. (2017) Gatekeepers of Sustainability: on coffee smallholders, standards and certifications in Indonesia. Maastricht: Datawyse Universitaire pers

Wijaya, A. (2017) Contested Sustainability Standards in Indonesian Agriculture: on the process of cliaming government authority. Maastricht: Datawyse Universitaire pers

Hidayat, N., A. Offermans, and P. Glasbergen. (2017). Sustainable palm oil as a public responsibility? On the governance capacity of Indonesian standard for sustainable palm oil (ISPO). Agriculture and Human Values. doi: 10.1007/s10460-017-9816-6

Kurth, L. and P. Glasbergen (2017) The influence of populism on tolerance: a thematic content analysis of the Dutch Islam debate. Culture and Religion. 1-20. doi 10.1080/14755610.2017.1358194

Figge, L., K. Oebels & A. Offermans. (2017). The effects of globalization on Ecological Footprints: an empirical analysis. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 19, 863-876. DOI: 10.1007/s10668-016-9769-8


 Ibnu, M., S. Kosasih, N. Hidayat,  A. Offermans, E. Sri Astuti & A. Wijaya  (2016). Global certification of agrocultural products in Indonesia: curse or blessing? In R. Cörvers, J. de Kraker, R. Kemp, P. Martens, & H. van Lente (Eds.), Sustainable development Research at ICIS: Taking stock and looking ahead (pp. 177-188). Maastricht.

 Offermans, A., & R. Kemp (2016). Successful joint knowledge production: beyond credibility, saliency, and legitimacy. In R. Cörvers, J. de Kraker, R. Kemp, P. Martens, & H. van Lente (Eds.), Sustainable development at ICIS: Taking Stock and looking ahead (pp. 299-322). Maastricht: Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht.  

 Offermans, A., & P. Glasbergen (2016). Knowledge production in sustainability partnerships: an exploration of the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil. In R. Cörvers, J. de Kraker, R. Kemp, P. Martens, & H. van Lente (Eds.), Sustainable Development Research at ICIS: Taking stock and looking ahead (pp. 311-322). Maastricht: Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht.

 Mattei Faggin, J., & A. Offermans (2016). Sustainable Forest management as a potential integrative approach in international public policy. In R. Cörvers, J. de Kraker, R. Kemp, P. Martens, & H. van Lente (Eds.), Sustainable Development Research at ICIS: Taking stock and looking ahead (pp. 189-201). Maastricht.

Muhammad Ibnu, M. I., Offermans, A., Glasbergen, P. & Ismono, H. (2016). Competing Explanations for Indonesian Smallholder Participations in Sustainability Coffee Certifications.  Journal of economics and sustainable development. 7, 24, p. 123-136

Wijaya, A., Glasbergen, P., Leroy, P., Darmastuti, A. (2016) Governance challenges of cocoa partnership projects in Indonesia: seeking synergy in multi-stakeholder arrangements for sustainable agriculture. Environment, Development and Sustainability. DOI 10.1007/s10668-016-9874-8

Hidayat, N., Offermans, A., Glasbergen, P. (2016) On The Profitability of Sustainability Certification: An Analysis among Indonesian Palm Oil Smallholders. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. Vol.7, No.18, 45-62

Pekdemir, C., Glasbergen, P. & von Gagern, S. (2016). Private meta-governors and their practices: An inventory of their mechanisms of change. International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, 5(2), 133-154.

Kurth, L. & P. Glasbergen (2016). Serving a heterogeneous Muslim identity? Private governance arrangements of halal food in the Netherlands. Agriculture and human values pp. 1-16  DOI: 10.1007/s10460-016-9698-z 

Wijaya, A. & P. Glasbergen (2016). Toward a new scenario in agricultural sustainability certification? The response of the Indonesian National Government to private certification. Journal of Environment and Development. doi: 10.1177/1070496516640857 For readers with access to SAGE publications, the article can be downloaded from:



Sri Astuti, E., Offermans, A., Glasbergen, P. (2015) Sustainability Certification and Economic Performance: An Analysis of Coffee Marketing Channels in Indonesia. Journal of economics and sustainable development 6:24: 84-98, ISSN 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (Online)

Sri Astuti, E., Offermans, A., Kemp, R., Cörvers, R. (2015).  The Impact of Coffee Certification on the Economic Performance of Indonesian Actors. Asian Journal of agriculture and development. 12:2: 1-16 ISSN: 1656-4383 

Pekdemir, C., Glasbergen, P., & Cörvers, R. (2015). On the transformative capacity of private fair labour arrangements. In A. Marx, J. Wouters, G. Rayp & L. Beke (Eds.), Global governance of labour rights (pp. 209-229). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Kurth, L. and P. Glasbergen (2015). Dealing with tensions of multiculturalism: The politics of ritual slaughter in the Netherlands. European Journal of Cultural Studies. Doi: 10.1177/1367549415603375 

Hidayat, N., Glasbergen, P., Offermans, A. (2015) Sustainability Certification and Palm Oil Smallholders’ Livelihood: A Comparison between Scheme Smallholders and Independent Smallholders in Indonesia. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review (IFAMA). 18:3:25-48

Glasbergen, P., Schouten, G. (2015). Transformative Capacities of Global Private Sustainability Standards: A Reflection on Scenarios in the Field of Agricultural Commodities. The Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 58, 85-101, DOI: [10.9774/GLEAF.4700.2015.ju.00010]

Ibnu, M., Glasbergen, P., Offermans, A., Arifin, B. (2015). Farmer preferences for coffee certification: a conjoint analysis of the Indonesian Smallholders.  Journal of Agricultural Science, 7:6: 20-34

Bitzer, V. & Glasbergen, P. Business–NGO partnerships in global value chains: part of the solution or part of the problem of sustainable change? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2015, 12:35–40. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2014.08.012

Offermans, A. & Glasbergen, P. (2015) Boundary work in sustainability partnerships: an exploration of the round table on sustainable palm oil. Environmental Science and Policy. 50:  34-45 DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2015.01.016


Offermans, A. and Cörvers, R. (2014) Hebben Indonesische boeren profijt van koffie- en palmoliecertificering? Milieu. 8: 42-44

Pesqueira, L. (2014) Friendly outsider or critical insider? An action research account of Oxfam's private sector engagement. Utrecht: Gildeprint drukkerijen.

Pesqueira, L., P. Glasbergen. How Sustainability Partnerships Manage Complex Societal Issues:The Case of Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector. In: Bohórguez, E., N. Etxaniz (eds) (2014) A new generation of public control. Transparencia Mexicana. pp 125-136

Derkx, B., P. Glasbergen (2014). Elaborating global private meta-governance: An inventory in the realm of voluntary sustainability standards. Global Environmental change. 27: 41–50.


Schouten, G. (2013). Tabling Sustainable Commodities through Private Governance: Processes of legitimization in the Roundtables on sustainable palm oil and responsible soy. Utrecht: Gildeprint drukkerijen

Glasbergen, P. 2013. Legitimation of Certifying Partnerships in the Global Market Place. Environmental Policy and Governance. 23, 354-367. DOI: 10.1002/eet.1625

Bitzer, V., P. Glasbergen, and B. Arts (2013), Exploring the potential of intersectoral partnerships to improve the position of farmers in global agrifood chains: findings from the coffee sector in Peru. Agriculture and Human Values, 30: 5-20. DOI: 10.1007/s10460-012-9372-z

Pesqueira, L., P. Glasbergen (2013), Playing the politics of scale: Oxfam’s intervention in the Round table on Sustainable palm Oil, Geoforum, 45: 296-304. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2012.11.017


Bitzer, Verena. 2012. "Partnering for Change in Chains: the Capacity of Partnerships to Promote Sustainable Change in Global Agrifood Chains."International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 15B. pp. 13-38

Pesqueira, Luli, and Johan Verburg. 2012. "NGO-Business Interaction for Social Change: Insights from Oxfam's Private Sector Programme." International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 15.B. pp. 133-138

Schouten, Greetje, and Pieter Glasbergen. 2012. "Private multi-stakeholder governance in the agricultural market place: an analysis of legitimization processes of the roundtables on sustainable palm oil and responsible soy." International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 15B. pp 53-78

Schouten, G., P. Leroy and P. Glasbergen (2012), 'On the deliberative capacity of private multi-stakeholder governance: The Roundtables on Responsible Soy and Sustainable Palm Oil', Ecological Economics, Vol. 83: 42-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2012.08.007

Visseren-Hamakers, I.J., P. Leroy and P. Glasbergen (2012), 'Conservation Partnerships and Biodiversity Governance: Fulfilling Governance Functions through Interaction', Sustainable Development, Vol. 20: 264–275. DOI: 10.1002/sd.482

Bitzer, V., P. Glasbergen and P. Leroy (2012), 'Partnerships of a feather flock together? An analysis of the emergence of networks of partnerships in the global cocoa sector', Global Networks, Vol. 12, No. 3: 355–374. ISSN 1470–2266

Muller, C., W.J.V. Vermeulen and P. Glasbergen (2012), 'Pushing or Sharing as Value]driven Strategies for Societal Change in Global Supply Chains: Two Case Studies in the British–South African Fresh Fruit Supply Chain', Business Strategy and the Environment, (21) pp. 127-140: DOI 10.1002/bse.719


Glasbergen, P. (2011), 'Mechanisms of private meta-governance: an analysis of global private governance for sustainable development', Int. J. Strategic Business Alliances, Vol. 2, No. 3: pp 189-206.

Schouten, G. and P. Glasbergen (2011), 'Creating legitimacy in global private governance: The case of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil', Ecological Economics, (70) pp 1891-1899 DOI:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2011.03.012

Huijstee, M.M.van, L. Pollock, P. Glasbergen and P. Leroy (2011), 'Challenges for NGOs Partnering with Corporations: WWF Netherlands and the Environmental Defense Fund', Environmental Values 20: 43-74

Glasbergen, P. (2011), Partnerships for sustainable development in a globalised world. A reflection on market-oriented and policy-oriented partnerships, In: F. Wijen, K. Zoeteman, J. Pieters, P. van Seters (eds.), A Handbook of Globalization and Environmental Policy, Second Edition; National government Interventions in a global area, Edward Elgar

Derkx, B. in cooperation with Prof. dr. Pieter Glasbergen (2011), 'Metagovernance in the Realm of Private Sustainability Standards Setting', UNPOP

Glasbergen, P. (2011), 'Understanding partnerships for sustainable development analytically. The Ladder of Partnership Activity as a methodological tool', Environmental Policy and Governance, 21: 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/eet.545


Van Huijstee, M.M. & P. Glasbergen (2010), 'Business-NGO Interactions in a Multi Stakeholder Context', Business and Society review, vol. 115 (3), pp 249-284

Huijstee, M.M. van (2010), 'Business and NGOs in interaction. A quest for corporate social responsibility', Utrecht University, Utrecht. Dissertation

Nikoloyuk, J., T. Burns and R. de Man (2010), 'The promise and limitations of partnered governance: the case of sustainable palm oil', Corporate Governance, 10:1, 59-72. DOI 10.1108/14720701011021111

Visseren-Hamaker, I.J., P. Leroy and P. Glasbergen (2010), 'Conservation Partnerships and Biodiversity Governance: Fulfilling Governance Functions through Interaction', Sustainable Development, 20 (4) 264-275  DOI: 10.1002/sd.482

Huijstee, M. van and P. Glasbergen (2010), 'NGO moving business: An analysis of contrasting strategies', Business Society, 49 (4), 591-618 DOI: 10.1177/0007650310365516

Bitzer, V. (2010) Partnerships in the global cocoa sector - database version March 2010. Utrecht: Utrecht-Nijmegen Programme on Partnerships (UNPOP).

Glasbergen, P. (2010), 'Global action networks: agents for collective action', Global Environmental Change, 20, 130-141. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2009.09.002


Bitzer, V., M. Francken and P. Glasbergen (2009), 'Alianzas Intersectoriales para una cadena de café sostenible: ¿Teniendo realmente en cuenta la sostenibilidad o solamente recogiendo las cerezas del café?', Ensayos sobre Economía Cafetera, 22:25, 123-145

Nikoloyuk, J. in cooperation with Prof. dr. Pieter Glasbergen (2009), 'Sustainability Partnerships in Agro-Commodity Chains: A model of partnership development in the tea, palm oil and soy sectors',  Utrecht: UNPOP report


Bitzer, V., M. Francken and P. Glasbergen (2008), 'Intersectoral partnerships for a sustainable coffee chain: Really addressing sustainability or just picking (coffee) cherries?', Global Environmental Change, 18, 271-284. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2008.01.002

Huijstee, M. van and P. Glasbergen (2008), 'The Practice of Stakeholder Dialogue between Multinationals and NGOs', Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 15:5, 298-310. DOI: 10.1002/csr.171


Glasbergen, P., F. Biermann, and A. Mol (eds.) (2007), Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Development: Reflections on Theory and Practice, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Huijstee, M.M. van, M. Francken and P. Leroy (2007), 'Partnerships for sustainable development: a review of current literature', Environmental Sciences, 4:2, 75-89. DOI: 10.1080/15693430701526336

Visseren-Hamakers, I.J. and P. Glasbergen (2007), 'Partnerships in forest governance', Global Environmental Change 17, 408-419. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2006.11.003

Rasche, A. Bauer, D., Van Huijstee, M., Ladek, S., Naidu, J., Perla, C., Schouten, E., Valente, M., and Zhang, M. Corporations as Political Actors - A Report on the First Swiss Master Class in Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 80, 151-173. DOI 10.1007/s10551-007-9418-0