News and Resources

  • AGRI3 fund Technical Assistance facility launched

    The USD 1 billion sustainable agriculture and forestry initiative AGRI3 and its IDH-managed Technical Assistance Facility are now officially up and running  This news follows the announcement made…

    AGRI3 fund Technical Assistance facility launched
  • Positive impact of constructed wetlands and biocontrol in the Ethiopian flower industry

    Learn about the adoption of IPM and wetlands systems on rose farm Sher Ethiopia Plc (Afriflora) near lake Ziway, Ethiopia, and the resulting positive impacts explained in a research study…

    Positive impact of constructed wetlands and biocontrol in the Ethiopian flower industry
  • Beyond Chocolate second General Assembly report

    On the 28th of May 2020, the second Beyond Chocolate General Assembly took place. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, partners were not allowed to meet in person.

    Beyond Chocolate second General Assembly report
  • Launch 2020 Call for Proposals

    The Beyond Chocolate Program is excited to announce a second call for proposals, to work with partners from the Beyond Chocolate partnership on sustainability projects that improve, innovate, scale or…

    Launch 2020 Call for Proposals
  • European platforms for sustainable cocoa sign MoU

    The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO), the Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa (SWISSCO) and the Belgian platform Beyond Chocolate have committed to joining forces for a more sustainable cocoa…

    European platforms for sustainable cocoa sign MoU
  • Watch our Living Wage webinar

    IDH hosted a webinar on the Salary Matrix V.2 — sharing improvements made to the tool for better calculating total remuneration and living wage gaps. The webinar was tailored specifically…

    Watch our Living Wage webinar
  • Over 100 factories now mitigating fire, electrical and structural safety risks

    As lockdowns in countries start to abate, and apparel factories can resume some of their activities, some new factories have joined the Life and Building Safety (LABS) initiative, which now…

    Over 100 factories now mitigating fire, electrical and structural safety risks
  • USD $30 million investment to protect forests and make Indonesian palm oil more sustainable

    Impact investment fund &Green has committed a 10-year loan of USD $30 million to Indonesian oil palm company PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) to bring palm oil production up to international sustainability standards, make the palm oil supply chain more traceable and protect forests. The landscape protection plan of the transaction is focused on seven subsidiaries based in East Kalimantan (Indonesia), where DSNG has 75% of its mature palm oil plantations and most its mills.

    USD $30 million investment to protect forests and make Indonesian palm oil more sustainable
  • Beyond Chocolate Learning Event on Living Income

    On Tuesday June 30th from 9h-12h, IDH living income expert Gael Lescornec will lead an interesting online learning event on the subject. All partners of the Beyond…

    Beyond Chocolate Learning Event on Living Income
  • IDH and the World Bank join forces for sustainable coffee production in the Central Highlands of Vietnam

    The Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project (VNSAT) functions as a strategic partnership between IDH – the Sustainable Trade Initiative and the World Bank, with a non-binding cooperation agreement first…

    IDH and the World Bank join forces for sustainable coffee production in the Central Highlands of Vietnam
  • Driving a ‘Race to the Top’ in Vietnam

    The Implementation Hub spoke to Sibbe Krol, Senior Program Manager Apparel at IDH about the Race to the Top program: Read also what the Implementation Hub…

    Driving a ‘Race to the Top’ in Vietnam
  • The Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue Europe 2020

    Together with the European Palm Oil Alliance (EPOA) and RSPO, IDH is pleased to announce that the ‘Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe: Addressing the Challenges of 2020…

    The Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue Europe 2020
  • Sustainable Juice Covenant is growing

    Latest member to join: Citromax Citromax, a large producer and processor of lemons based in Tucuman, Argentina, has recently joined IDH’s Sustainable Juice Covenant. As a supplier into global beverage…

    Sustainable Juice Covenant is growing
  • Now is the time to rebuild and strengthen sustainable trade

    Impact is the ongoing mantra for IDH, and 2019 was no exception. We’ve continued to leverage the power of the private sector making progress on the Sustainable Development Goals and…

    Now is the time to rebuild and strengthen sustainable trade