Tagged with "Flowers & Plants"

  • Explanatory note due diligence & EU legislation (Dutch)

    On 2 December, the Secretariat of the IRBC agreement for the Floriculture Sector, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ‘Glastuinbouw Nederland’, Royal FloraHolland, Tuinbranche Nederland and the Association of Dutch…

    Explanatory note due diligence & EU legislation (Dutch)
  • IRBC Agreement Floriculture webinar EU due diligence legislation

    Trade associations promote awareness about due diligence legislation among their supporters On 2 December, the Secretariat of the IRBC agreement for the Floriculture Sector (IDH), the Dutch Ministry of Foreign…

    IRBC Agreement Floriculture webinar EU due diligence legislation
  • IRBC Agreement Floriculture – Code of Conduct

    A starting point for a due diligence process One of the core objectives in the IRBC agreement for the floricultural sector (Dutch: IMVO Convenant Sierteeltsector) is that companies…

    IRBC Agreement Floriculture – Code of Conduct
  • IRBC Floriculture Annual Report for year 1

    The annual report for the first year of the IRBC Floriculture captures the activities, outputs, and remaining plans for the IRBC Floriculture and its members. The report is written in…

    IRBC Floriculture Annual Report for year 1
  • Floriculture Sector Map – IRBC Agreement Floriculture

    This Floriculture Sector Map has been developed within the framework of the IRBC Agreement Floriculture and presents the results of a collective sector risk assessment which has been performed by…

    Floriculture Sector Map – IRBC Agreement Floriculture
  • Remote audits to protect workers and environment

    Auditing to verify sustainability is key to control progress on topics ranging from environmental sustainability to worker safety and even food safety. The COVID-19 pandemic has far reaching impact on…

    Remote audits to protect workers and environment
  • First standards compliant with new environmental criteria in flowers sector

    Reliable and comparable data collection to demonstrate good practice and drive further improvement.   Three floriculture sustainability standards have been recognized compliant with a new set of environmental criteria for…

    First standards compliant with new environmental criteria in flowers sector
  • Floriculture sector celebrates a sustainable evolution

      FSI members set ambitions for reduction of carbon footprint and living wage gaps The 68 Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) members have agreed on an ambition to reduce…

    Floriculture sector celebrates a sustainable evolution
  • More chain transparency on agrochemicals reduces agrochemicals use in flower supply chain by 45%

    To increase transparency of the use of agrochemicals throughout the floriculture supply chain, the Chain Transparency 2.0 project was created. The project resulted in substantial reductions of agrochemicals use volume,…

    More chain transparency on agrochemicals reduces agrochemicals use in flower supply chain by 45%
  • Increased transparency on agrochemical use for a lower environmental impact of the flower industry

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    Increased transparency on agrochemical use for a lower environmental impact of the flower industry