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  • Bitzer, V., & Schouten, G. (2023). Out of Balance: Global–Local Tensions in Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships and the Emergence of Rival Initiatives in Producing Countries. Organization and Environment, 36(3), 387-410. Advance online publication.

  • Schouten, G., Toonen, H. M., & Leeuwerik, D. (2022). Input Legitimacy of Voluntary Sustainability Standards and Acceptance Among Southern Producers: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis. Global Environmental Politics, 22(3), 104-135.

  • Vellema, S., Schouten, G., & Faling, M. (2022). Monitoring Systemic Change in Inclusive Agribusiness*. IDS Bulletin, 53(1), 103-122.

  • Vellema, S., Schouten, G., & van Tulder, R. (2020). Partnering capacities for inclusive development in food provisioning. Development Policy Review, 38, 710–727.

  • Uda, SK., Schouten, G., & Hein, L. (2020). The institutional fit of peatland governance in Indonesia. Land Use Policy, 99.

  • Padfield, R., Hansen, S., Davies, Z. G., Ehrensperger, A., Slade, E. M., Evers, S., Papargyropoulou, E., Bessou, C., Abdullah, N., Page, S., Ancrenaz, M., Aplin, P., Dzulkafli, S. B., Barclay, H., Chellaiah, D., Choudhary, S., Conway, S., Cook, S., Copeland, A., ... Struebig, M. J. (2019). Co-producing a Research Agenda for Sustainable Palm Oil. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 2, Article 13.,

  • Schouten, G., & Vellema, S. (2019). Partnering for inclusive business in food provisioning. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 41, 38-42.

  • Vink, M., & Schouten, G. (2018). Foreign-funded adaptation to climate change in Africa: mirroring administrative traditions or traditions of administrative blueprinting? Review of Policy Research, 35(6), 792-834.

  • Dentoni, D., Bitzer, V., & Schouten, G. (2018). Harnessing Wicked Problems in Multi-stakeholder Partnerships. Journal of Business Ethics, 150(2), 333-356.

  • Schouten, G., & Hospes, O. (2018). Public and Private Governance in Interaction: Changing Interpretations of Sovereignty in the Field of Sustainable Palm Oil. Sustainability, 10(12), Article 4811.

  • Schouten, G., Vink, M., & Vellema, S. (2017). Institutional diagnostics for African food security: Approaches, methods and implications. Njas-Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 2017(84), 1-5.

  • Hospes, O., Kroeze, C., Oosterveer, P., Schouten, G., & Slingerland, M. (2017). New generation of knowledge: Towards an inter- and transdisciplinary framework for sustainable pathways of palm oil production. Njas-Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 80(March), 75-84.

  • Faling, M., Garard, J., Schouten, G., Schultz, K., Veeger, M., Vervoort, J., & Rutting, L. (2017). Innovative Participatory Research Methods in Earth System Governance. The Annual Review of Social Partnerships - ARSP, 12, 76-80.

  • Schouten, G. (2017). Entering the Gap: An Interview with Pratima (Tima) Bansal on the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS). The Annual Review of Social Partnerships - ARSP, 12, 81-84.

  • Padfield, R., Drew, S., Syayuti, K., Page, S., Evers, S., Campos-Arceiz, A., Kangayatkarasu, N., Sayok, A., Hansen, S., Schouten, G., Maulidia, M., Papargyropoulou, E., & Hou Tham, M. (2016). Landscapes in transition: an analysis of sustainable policy initiatives and emerging corporate commitments in the palm oil industry. Landscape Research, 41(7), 744-756.

  • Schouten, G. (2016). Action Research: Learning From, With and Through Partnerships. The Annual Review of Social Partnerships - ARSP, 11, 69-72.

  • Schouten, G., Vellema, S., & van Wijk, JCAC. (2016). Diffusion of global sustainability standards: the institutional fit of the ASC-shrimp standard in Indonesia. RAE = Revista de Administracao de Empresas, 56(4).

  • Glasbergen, P., & Schouten, G. (2015). Transformative capacities of global private sustainability standards: a reflection on scenarios in the field of agricultural commodities. Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 58, 85-101.

  • Schouten, G., & Bitzer, V. (2015). The emergence of Southern standards in agricultural value chains: A new trend in sustainability governance? Ecological Economics, 120, 174-184.

  • Schouten, G., Leroy, P., & Glasbergen, P. (2012). On the deliberative capacity of private multi-stakeholder governance: The Roundtables on Responsible Soy and Sustainable Palm Oil. Ecological Economics, 83, 42-50.

  • Schouten, G., & Glasbergen, P. (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, 15(SPECIALISSUEB), 63-88.

  • Schouten, G., & Glasbergen, P. (2011). Creating legitimacy in global private governance: The case of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. Ecological Economics, 70(11), 1891-1899.

Academic (2)
  • Schouten, G., Vellema, S., & Van Wijk, J. (2014). Multinational enterprises and sustainability standards: Using a partnering-intensity continuum to classify their interactions. In International Business and Sustainable Development (pp. 117-139). Emerald Group Publishing.

  • Knorringa, P., Meijerink, G., & Schouten, G. (2012). Voluntary Governance Initiatives and the Challenges of Inclusion and Upscaling. In Value Chains Social Inclusion and Economic Development: Contrasting Theories and Realities (pp. 42-60). Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Popular (1)
  • Rutten, A. (Author), & Schouten, G. (Author). (2015). Sociaal ondernemen: ontwikkelingssamenwerking nieuwe stijl?. Web publication/site, OneWorld Research.

Professional (3)
  • Rietberg, P. (Author), & Schouten, G. (Author). (2017). Addressing social conflict and equity in oil palm plantation development. Web publication/site, The Foundation for International Development Publications (IDP).

  • Rutten, A. (Author), & Schouten, G. (Author). (2016). Social impact funds: finding the balance between financial sustainability and social impact. Web publication/site, Include Platform.

  • Rutten, A. (Author), & Schouten, G. (Author). (2016). Social impact funds: finding the balance between financial sustainability and social impact. Web publication/site, The Broker.


Past courses

Cross-sector Partnerships for Sustainable Development

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME121
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master