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Governments and industry partner on cocoa supply chain sustainability

Governments and industry partner on cocoa supply chain sustainability | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana have released action plans to support industry efforts to end cocoa-related deforestation. The plans include three strategic pillars covering forest protection and restoration, sustainable cocoa production and community engagement and have been developed to strengthen transparency and accountability in the cocoa supply chain.

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Olam Cocoa strengthens its commitment to end deforestation in Global Cocoa Supply chain

Olam Cocoa strengthens its commitment to end deforestation in Global Cocoa Supply chain | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
As a signatory to the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) Olam Cocoa is implementing an action plan to eliminate deforestation, protect and restore forests and work with farming communities that depend on cocoa for their livelihoods, both in Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and across its global cocoa supply chain.
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Nestlé targets sustainability in cocoa supply chain with action plan

Nestlé targets sustainability in cocoa supply chain with action plan | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Nestlé has released its action plan to help end deforestation and restore forests in its cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The plan is part of the company’s commitment to support the Cocoa & Forests Initiative, a new public-private partnership bringing together the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and the cocoa and chocolate industry.

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Investors call on soy trade companies to eliminate deforestation

Investors call on soy trade companies to eliminate deforestation | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Fifty-seven investors with $6.3 trillion in assets sent a letter to companies involved in the soy trade, asking them to eliminate "deforestation within their entire soybean supply chain, and will seek evidence of this on multiple levels." The investors are worried climate and deforestation risk could harm the companies they've invested in.
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Saving the Cerrado: Six commodities traders to disclose supply chain data

Saving the Cerrado: Six commodities traders to disclose supply chain data | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

In a step toward limiting the loss of Cerrado biome native vegetation, six major commodity traders have agreed on a common framework for monitoring soy supply chains in 25 deforestation “high risk” municipalities within the vast savannah – currently a hotspot for Brazilian deforestation.

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