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  • Stepping up to stamp out child labor in Madagascar’s vanilla sector

    As a fine mist slowly lifted over the coastal city of Sambava, Madagascar, a small group of women and men gathered to listen, learn and share experiences on preventing the…

    Stepping up to stamp out child labor in Madagascar’s vanilla sector
  • IDH sector initiatives adopt the Consumer Goods Forum’s SSCI

    Promoting transparency among social standards and reducing audit duplication and unnecessary costs in the supply chain. The Sustainable Juice Covenant (SJC) is IDH’s first initiative to adopt the Sustainable…

    IDH sector initiatives adopt the Consumer Goods Forum’s SSCI
  • Supporting healthy and safe employment of women workers in the Ghanaian banana industry

    The Banana Occupational Health and Safety Initiative (BOHESI) has gone a long way to support improved occupational health and safety (OHS) practices in the Ghanaian banana sector, with activities in…

    Supporting healthy and safe employment of women workers in the Ghanaian banana industry
  • Sustainable fruit and vegetables sourcing at a new high

    The volume of sustainably sourced fruit and vegetables, coming from outside of Europe, has risen significantly in the past years. The SIFAV partners currently trade a combined annual volume of 3.5…

    Sustainable fruit and vegetables sourcing at a new high
  • IDH sets up National Sustainable Spice Program with partners in India

    Taking learnings from the Sustainable Spice Initiative – India (SSI-I) program, IDH has now joined forces with partners that are working towards a similar goal, to set up the National…

    IDH sets up National Sustainable Spice Program with partners in India
  • Reducing environmental impact in the flowers sector

    With increasing attention on the impacts of agrochemical use in the global production of flowers, and broader market demands for improved environmental practices, the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) is taking…

    Reducing environmental impact in the flowers sector
  • Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain

    The parties in the Dutch food products sector are joining forces to ensure responsible business conduct in the international production chain. Today, they signed the International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC)…

    Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain
  • Service Delivery Models: Investing for Impact, ITC chili peppers in India

    ITC Spices worked with IDH to understand the impact of their service delivery model (SDM) investments on chili pepper farms in India. The analysis showed positive return on investment for…

    Service Delivery Models: Investing for Impact, ITC chili peppers in India
  • Dutch supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector

    Dutch supermarkets have joined forces to ensure a living wage for banana workers in the international production chain. The partnering retailers aim is to reduce the gap between the currently…

    Dutch supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector
  • Fairtrade International Releases Report on Vanilla Living Income Reference Price

    Today Fairtrade International shared their report on a Living Income Reference Price for Vanilla, based on research conducted in 2019 with vanilla farmers and stakeholders in both Uganda and Madagascar. …

    Fairtrade International Releases Report on Vanilla Living Income Reference Price