Our shared responsibility approach aims to distribute sustainability benefits and costs more evenly between farmers and companies. This involves two mandatory financial requirements for companies: Sustainability Differential and Sustainability Investments. [Read more...]
We are committed to keeping our Sustainable Agriculture Standard effective and relevant, and review it at least every five years. [Read more...]
Our Standard for Sustainable Agriculture has guided farmers around the world to ensure the wellbeing and health of their workers and their families. One banana company, Jasafrut, is taking it a step further by ensuring mental health care, too. [Read more...]
Building more sustainable, resilient supply chains can help the world emerge healthier from COVID-19
As businesses look to reinvigorate their operations after the crisis, current innovations in sustainability certification can help more resilient supply chains through a stronger focus on continuous improvement, transparency and shared responsibility.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world in profound and unexpected ways. The livelihoods of millions of farmers and workers have suffered, normal business has been disrupted, and the impacts continue to rise as the virus shifts to new regions. Sustainability certifications are a proven way to improve supply chains' economic and environmental performance. [Read more...]
Departing Chief Sustainable Supply Chain Officer Britta Wyss Bisang explains why and how certification is evolving and reflects on her personal journey with UTZ and the Rainforest Alliance in this interview with board member Annemieke Wijn. Q: Britta, you have worked on certification since 2003 and since 2007 with UTZ, which merged with the Rainforest […]