1st Sustainable Oils & Fats International Congress (SOFIC)

Date: June 16-17, 2015
Location: FIAP Jean Monnet, Paris, France

The 1st Sustainable Oils & Fats International Congress (SOFIC), organized by FAT & associés, will take place on 16 & 17 June 2015 in Paris, France. This global event aims at as­sembling diverse views and answering a rather provocative question “The Sustainable Oils in Question: Miracle or Mirage?”.

Eric Servat, Manager, Markets Transformation at Rainforest Alliance, will participate in a session on Day 1 of the congress, on the topic of “Creating, Maintaining, and Controlling a Sustainable Supply Chain”, and will comment specifically on the experiences of Rainforest Alliance on including smallholders in palm oil sustainability efforts.

Ramon nut, a sustainable superfood - photo by Sergio Izquierdo

How will we feed the 9.8 billion people who will share Earth in 2050?