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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Superunie calls the Sustainable Juice Covenant logical next step

    The buying cooperative that represents 13 independent retail organizations in the Netherlands joined the global initiative to make the sourcing of fruit juices sustainable. Cindy Verhoeven manager sustainable sourcing at…

    Superunie calls the Sustainable Juice Covenant logical next step
  • Supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla growing communities in Sava

    IDH, through the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative, together with the International Labor Office start the project ‘SAVA-BE’ in the vanilla sector. A project to supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla…

    Supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla growing communities in Sava