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  • Kenyan Ministry of Environment supports IDH’s landscape program in South West Mau Forest

    IDH’s landscape program team in Kenya (ISLA Kenya), together with private sector partners and the Dutch ambassador, met with the ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in Nairobi on 23…

    Kenyan Ministry of Environment supports IDH’s landscape program in South West Mau Forest
  • Business Solutions for Landscapes

    February 9 the IDH Forum DRIVING BUSINESS SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES was held in Amsterdam. Designed as a catalyzer for innovative solutions, over 100 high level representatives from 11…

    Business Solutions for Landscapes
  • German Ministry put coffee at the top of their sustainability agenda

    By signing cooperation with the Global Coffee Platform (GCP), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Coöperation and Development (BMZ) demonstrate their long-term commitment to positively impacting the livelihoods of coffee…

    German Ministry put coffee at the top of their sustainability agenda
  • German and Australian support for sustainable cotton

    The BCI Growth and Innovation Fund, which project portfolio is managed by BCI, IDH and cotton sourcing companies has recieved significant financial support from the German government. At the same…

    German and Australian support for sustainable cotton
  • IDH apparel program in Vietnam unlocks huge savings

    150 Olympic swimming pools, electricity to turn on 19.662 televisions for a year and 2.629.000 USD in savings. These are the improvements that have been achieved with the first 3…

    IDH apparel program in Vietnam unlocks huge savings
  • Responsible soy project in Paraguay evaluated

    In partnership with Solidaridad and Marks & Spencer, IDH trained from 2014 to 2016, over 2,600 soy family farmers in better and responsible agricultural practices. By preparing young people to…

    Responsible soy project in Paraguay evaluated
  • Over enthusiastic reporter overrates soy MoU…

    With the header: “IDH stops deforestation” Dutch magazine P+ introduced its latest issue, featuring the soy MoU, co-organized by IDH. Soy Director Lucian Peppelenbos: “It is good to be optimistic…

    Over enthusiastic reporter overrates soy MoU…
  • KTDA, IDH and Unilever improve tea farmers livelihoods at scale

    Over 85,000 farmers have been trained on sustainable agricultural practices and Rainforest Alliance certification through Farmer Field Schools (FFS), including over 45,000 women (53%). Resulting in income diversification, higher yields…

    KTDA, IDH and Unilever improve tea farmers livelihoods at scale
  • Brazilian soy producers and EU industry agree on responsible action plan

    Convened by IDH, APROSOJA, ABIOVE, FEDIOL and FEFAC signed a MoU to match visions and align actions to mainstream Brazilian responsible soy production and European market demand. It is the…

    Brazilian soy producers and EU industry agree on responsible action plan
  • Fund to Protect five million hectares Tropical Forests and Trigger 1,6 billion USD Private Investments Launched in Davos

    IDH is incorporating a large Fund to work with investors, companies and local authorities on deforestation-free jurisdictions, and responsibly produced commodities like palm oil, pulp & paper, beef, soy and…

    Fund to Protect five million hectares Tropical Forests and Trigger 1,6 billion USD Private Investments Launched in Davos
  • Steven Collet succeeds Ted vd Put in Executive Board

    After almost 7 years co-leading IDH as Executive Board member, Ted van der Put decided to rebalance his work and life in a more sustainable way and step back from…

    Steven Collet succeeds Ted vd Put in Executive Board
  • IDH is looking for an experienced consultant to conduct analyses on models of service delivery

    This consultant would be hired to build on the past two years of work, in which IDH has developed a methodology to analyse the economic sustainability of Service Delivery Models…

    IDH is looking for an experienced consultant to conduct analyses on models of service delivery
  • Sustainable palm oil use in Europe

    Europe is the main importer of sustainable palm oil. A monitoring report by ESPO, EPOA and the RSPO shows that in 2015, 2 million mass balance and segregated RSPO certified…

    Sustainable palm oil use in Europe
  • Landscapes in Indonesia that IDH supports: Aceh, South Sumatra & West Kalimantan

    In 2016 IDH decided to move from focusing on segregated commodity supply chains to using a landscape approach to address sustainability at field level. We decided to do this because…

    Landscapes in Indonesia that IDH supports: Aceh, South Sumatra & West Kalimantan