2016 “Whose Business is it Anyway: Children and Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Business Agenda” policy review in Children & Society, 30(2), pp. 159–168
2013 “Social sustainability in agriculture: an anthropological perspective on child labour” in the Journal of Development Studies (ABS 3*), 49(8), pp.1088-1100
2009 “Child labour in cocoa: whose voices prevail?” (2009) in the special issue of The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy on ‘Working Children in the 21st century’, vol. 29, issue 3/4, p.141-151
2008 “Making or marketing a difference? An anthropological examination of the marketing of Fair Trade cocoa from Ghana” (2008) in Research in Economic Anthropology, 28, pp.171-194
2018 “Organic cocoa cultivation”, Chapter 30 in Achieving sustainable cultivation of cocoa, Umaharan, P. (ed.). Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge
2014 “Of red herrings and immutabilities: rethinking Fairtrade’s ethic of relationality among cocoa producers” (with Dolan, C.) in Food Transgressions, Goodman, M. and Sage, C. (eds). Farnham: Ashgate
2012 “Good chocolate? An examination of ethical consumption in cocoa” in Ethical consumption: social value and economic practice, Carrier, J. and Luetchford, P. (eds). New York: Berghahn
2011 “Case study of Chocolate” in The Politics of Fairtrade, Warrier, M. (ed.). London: Routledge
2004 “Child labour, education and child rights among cocoa producers in Ghana” in The Political Economy of New Slavery, van den Anker, C. (ed.). New York: Palgrave
Commissioned research, policy reports and impact work
2019 Commissioned by the International Labour Organisation to contribute a paper on the supply-side factors leading to vulnerability to forced labour and child labour in global supply chains and support the production of the ILO report Child labour and forced labour in global supply chains
2017 Commissioned by the International Labour Organisation to write an Issues paper on child labour and forced labour in global supply chains for the 4th Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour held in Buenos Aires 14-17 November 2017
2014 Commissioned to review the literature on child labour in West African cocoa for the International Cocoa Initiative Labour Market Research Study, International Cocoa Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
2013 Co-authored the report “Cocoa production in the Dominican Republic: sustainability, challenges and opportunities” with Dr Ame Bergés. This report was the basis for a £3.2 million private sector investment to support the Dominican cocoa industry.
2012 Co-authored the report “Social and Economic Sustainability in the Cocoa Value Chain in India” commissioned by the Cadbury Cocoa Partnership with Professor Sukhpal Singh and Professor Stephanie Barrientos
2008 Commissioned to research the impact of Fairtrade on poverty reduction, environmental sustainability and social empowerment in the banana sector in Ghana by the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Sussex, U.K.
Peer-reviewed conference papers
2018 “Impact and transparency in the cocoa/chocolate supply chain: an anthropological perspective”. Chocolate Conservatory, Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute and Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, 11-12 October.
2018 “Governance and change: an analysis of sectoral needs and sustainability in the global chocolate industry”. 24th International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference, Messina, Italy 13-15 June.
2017 “What works? A review of the contribution academic knowledge can make to building a stronger and more resilient cocoa economy”. International Symposium on cocoa research, Lima, Peru, 13-17 November.
2017 “We Make It For You, With Love’: Examining white guilt, racial inequality and the crafting of social identity through chocolate marketing” (with Martin, C.D.). British Academy/British Academy of Management/University of London Research Workshop on “Making people feel bad: What is the role of negative appeals in marketing?” Queen Mary, University of London, 24th April.
2016 “Sustainability in the cocoa industry: an examination of the role of context in productivity initiatives.” Sustainable Supply Chains and International Trade session, 22nd Annual Conference of the International Sustainable Development Research Society, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-15 July.
2016 “The future of chocolate: an anthropological examination of changing patterns of production and consumption and corporate responses.” Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century: Anthropological and Multidisciplinary perspectives, Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK, 28 June-2 July.
2014 “Pathways to sustainability in cocoa production: how can business secure the long-term future of chocolate?” Globalisation and Sustainability track, International Conference of the Association of Global Management Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 20 May.
2012 “The future of cocoa farming: the challenges and opportunities of social rejuvenation.”
Cocoa Farming and Sustainability track, First Conference on the Economics and Politics of Chocolate, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 17 September.
2011 “Challenges and prospects for Dominican cocoa,” presented with Dr A. Bergés. The Dominican Republic: Issues and Prospects, Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London, London, UK, 6 May.
2011 “Performance in agricultural social enterprises: confronting the productivity gap, breaking the poverty cycle and securing food sustainability.” Performance and Legitimacy in Social Enterprises, HEC Management School, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium, 4 March.
2011 “Growing well but growing poor? An analysis of spending and productivity among cocoa farmers in the Dominican Republic.” SOAS Food Forum, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London, UK, 4 February.
2010 “Promoting sustainability in agriculture: a case study from the Caribbean.” Business and Development: Taking Debates Forward Seminar, Development Studies Association's Business and Development Study Group, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 28 June.
2010 “The role of social entrepreneurship and cooperatives in Fairtrade.” Skoll Centre 2010 Research Colloquium on Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 22-25 June.
2009 “The impact of Fairtrade on producer communities.” Fairtrade under academic scrutiny: what can critical research be good for?, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK, 1 October.
2009 “Pathways to international development: examining the changing roles of co-operatives in ethical trade and sustainable agriculture.” Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 27-29 May.
2009 “Bringing academia into policy: an examination of the challenges of Fairtrade.” Uniting research, policy and practice in Fairtrade: a knowledge exchange workshop, Cardiff, Wales, 20-21 April.
2008 “The challenges of chocolate: an examination of the ethics of consuming and producing chocolate.” European Association of Social Anthropology, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 27 August.