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"The National Committee for Monitoring Actions against Trafficking, Exploitation and Child Labour of the Ivorian authorities presented its 2015-2017 National Action Plan in Abidjan on the 15th of December. With a global cost of 12 920 296 600 CFA or $ 21 million, this plan will be funded mainly...

Sustainability of international Dutch supply chains: Progress, effects and perspectives

Dutch trade has become ever more sustainable, over the last years. The sustainable market
share was able to soar, also because of the efforts by social organisations, consumers
and the business community. Dutch market parties voluntarily have been contributing
to the...

Max Havelaar

Max Havelaar is the independent campaigning and certification organization behind the Fairtrade Mark. We license use of the Fairtrade Mark on products in the Netherlands in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. The Max Havelaar...

Fair Trade Original - chocolate

Fair Trade Original, incorporated in 1959, is the founder of development trade - an initiative which has since been adopted all over the world. Development trade ensures that products made by farmers, craftsmen and companies that conduct an appropriate social policy gain access to the export...

Dutch Cocoa

Dutch cocoa is a manufacturer of high quality cocoa which follows the path of sustainable production: Dutch Cocoa was the first cocoa processor to source and process Fairtrade / Max Havelaar Certified cocoa beans. It is also the processor to realize segregated cocoa processing and to fully trace...

Cocoa Barometer

The Cocoa Barometer is a joint initiative by the VOICE Network (Stop The Traffik, FNV Bondgenoten, Südwind-Institut, Berne Declaration, Oxfam Wereldwinkels, Oxfam Novib), Solidaridad, and Hivos.The Cocoa Barometer 2012 provides an overview of the current sustainability developments in the cocoa...

Cocoa - Sustainable Trade Initiative

Cocoa is one more commodity sectors in which IDH - the sustainable trade intitiave is active in. On this web page you will find information on the cocoa improvement program, news from the sector as well as information on sustainability issues.

Ethically Sourced Cocoa - Starbucks Coffee Company

Starbucks' Cocoa Practices program is designed to verify the supply chain for the cocoa beans that will ultimately end up in their beverages and provide valuable sustainability information to producers and purchasers alike. The inspections are performed by independent verifiers that are trained...

Scientific Certification Systems

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) is a global leader in independent certification and verification of environmental, sustainability, stewardship, food quality, food safety and food purity claims. SCS develops internationally recognized standards and certification programs in pursuit of the...

IMO - Fair for life - Fair for all. Worldwide. Social responsibility & fair trade.

Fair for life is a brand neutral third party certification programme for social accountability and fair trade in agricultural, manufacturing and trading operations. The programme complements existing fair trade certification systems.