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Ferrero enters a Cooperative Initiative to End Deforestation in the global cocoa supply chain

e global cocoa supply chain, we are adding another milestone to our commitment to end deforestation in our key supply chains.” The agreement, concluded during a meeting hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales and organized by World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), IDH-the Sustainable trade Initiative (IDH) and The Prince's International Sustainability Unit (ISU), is the first of its kind covering the global cocoa supply chain. It aims to develop an actionable suite of measures to end deforestation and forest degradation, including greater investments in more ...

Ferrero - Core Values

our Group, starting from the initial moment of hiring. The primary goal of our employment strategy is to establish long-lasting relations, inspired by the principles of professional growth and recognition of merit.We guarantee the freedom for our employees to belong to trade Unions and we recognize the role of Unions in contractual matters.The protection of human health and the respect for the environment are at the core of our operational practices. We manage our facilities through the use of sustainable resources, such as water, energy, raw ...

Ferrero leads the 2016 WWF Palm Oil Scorecard

ble and innovative platform. Ferrero shares the POIG’s vision to “break the link between palm oil and deforestation, and human, land and labor rights violations.”(www.poig.org), and in line with this vision, we proceeded by supporting the HCS Approach and the "Free and fair Labor in Palm Oil Production: Principles and Implementation Guidance". Endorsed respectively in April 2015 and April 2016, both of these toolkits provide practical guidance for our suppliers in addressing our ‘no deforestation-no exploitation’ Charter requirements. Finally, ...

Ferrero’s sixth palm oil progress report

tions on how to delink deforestation from the palm oil production. No exploitation: update In order to provide our suppliers with effective guidelines to comply with the ‘no exploitation’ requirements of the Ferrero Charter, in April 2016 Ferrero endorsed the "Free and fair Labor in Palm Oil Production: Principles and Implementation Guidance“. The document was released in March 2015 by a wide alliance of international human rights and environmental organizations gathering around a common platform as it pertains to fair labor working ...

Ferrero renews partnership with EcoVadis to evaluate Supplier Sustainability Performance

decided to implement a simple process to monitor and rate the environmental, social, and ethical performance of suppliers through the EcoVadis Supplier Sustainability Assessment Platform. The methodology covers 21 criteria across four main themes: environment, social, fair business, and sustainable procurement practices. They are based upon internationally recognized standards and are in line with Ferrero’s Code of Business Conduct and Code of Ethics. The EcoVadis Solution allows Ferrero to better understand and monitor risks in its supply ...

Ferrero pledges to end deforestation in cocoa production at UN Climate Change Conference

ative in March 2017.At the same time, Ferrero remains dedicated to its ongoing work to map 100% of its cocoa supply chain to farm-gate level, as well as its partnerships to improve the livelihood of farmers and their communities with partners like Save the Children and fairtrade & Cooperative Union ECOOKIM.As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, Ferrero continues to engage in certification programmes, institutional engagement and projects and partnerships, with the aim to safeguard the future of the cocoa sector, ...

FERRERO SUPPORTS POIG PUBLICATION “PALM OIL INNOVATIONS: LABOUR RIGHTS”

his document, which represents the first publication on the innovations to break the link between palm oil production and the destruction of forests and peatlands, the exploitation of communities and workers, and climate change.This document was guided by the “Free and fair Labor in Palm Oil Production Principles and Implementation Guidance”, a document developed by a wide platform of representatives of civil society, which indicates how to ensure that the rights of workers are respected. The document describes improvements that can be put ...

Ferrero leads the 2016 WWF Palm Oil Scorecard

ble and innovative platform. Ferrero shares the POIG’s vision to “break the link between palm oil and deforestation, and human, land and labor rights violations.”(www.poig.org), and in line with this vision, we proceeded by supporting the HCS Approach and the "Free and fair Labor in Palm Oil Production: Principles and Implementation Guidance". Endorsed respectively in April 2015 and April 2016, both of these toolkits provide practical guidance for our suppliers in addressing our ‘no deforestation-no exploitation’ Charter requirements. Finally, ...

FERRERO’S EIGHT PALM OIL PROGRESS REPORT

ro Palm Oil Charter, launched in November 2013 goes beyond 100% RSPO segregated supply chain certification and is systematically based on the POIG Charter and its Verification Indicators. Moreover, the Charter has incorporated the HCS Approach in 2015 and the “Free and fair Labor in Palm Oil Production: Implementation Guidance”.Building on the many years of positive experience with the existing Charter, we are currently undertaking a major collaborative effort with our key internal and external stakeholders, to systematically review the ...