Projects

Soft Commodities Forum

Soft Commodities Forum

12 November 2020

Proforest is the technical partner of the Soft Commodities Forum (SCF), a global platform formed by six major global soy traders, convened by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), to address shared...

Respect of Human rights in sugar cane production

Respect of Human rights in sugar cane production

9 November 2020

We are working in collaboration with Grupo Santos and Mars to improve the health and safety conditions of cane cutters from the Huasteca region in Mexico. This is a three year program which aims to reduce the risks of accidents...

AAK Multi Oils - Responsible Sourcing of Coconut and Soy Oils

AAK Multi Oils - Responsible Sourcing of Coconut and Soy Oils

9 November 2020

In 2017 AAK published a Responsible Sourcing of Vegetable Oils policy (multi-oils policy), which combined with the existing Supplier Code of Conduct binds the sourcing of all vegetable oils to commit on labour, community...

The No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) Implementation Reporting Framework (IRF)

The No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) Implementation Reporting Framework (IRF)

5 November 2020

The NDPE IRF is a stepwise reporting tool which was developed collaboratively with companies across the whole palm oil supply base to facilitate the reporting of NDPE performance on the volume sourced in a systematic and...

Proforest Field Audit App

Proforest Field Audit App

1 November 2020

Developed to enable users to implement and assess sustainability commitments and legal compliance ,the Field Audit provides practitioners a smart, easy-to-use free mobile platform to collect audit findings, collaborate with teams...

Responsible rubber production support in Cameroon for SDCC

Responsible rubber production support in Cameroon for SDCC

1 November 2020

Proforest is supporting Société de Développement du Caoutchouc Camerounais S.A. (SDCC) to implement responsible environmental and social practices for its plantations, namely Sud Cameroon Hevea S.A. (Sudcam) and Hevea Cameroon...

Applying the FSC Principles & Criteria for responsible rubber production (Nigeria (Socfin) and Cameroon (Hevecam)

Applying the FSC Principles & Criteria for responsible rubber production (Nigeria (Socfin) and Cameroon (Hevecam)

1 November 2020

Proforest provides technical support to several companies to meet certification requirements across various commodities. Two examples in the rubber sector include baseline assessments and certification action planning for Socfin...

Evaluation of the FLEGT/VPA Legality Assurance Scheme

Evaluation of the FLEGT/VPA Legality Assurance Scheme

1 November 2020

The VPAs are bilateral agreements between producing countries and the EU that sets out the commitments and actions of both parties to tackle illegal logging. In 2009, Ghana signed a VPA with the EU and committed to developing the...

HCV assessments for forestry companies

HCV assessments for forestry companies

1 November 2020

In 2010, Proforest conducted HCV assessments for three large-scale forest products companies in Ghana (Samartex Timber & Plywood Limited, John Bitar Company Limited and Logs & Lumber Limited), as an important component of the...

Supporting smallholders and mills to achieve Bonsucro certification in Mexico

Supporting smallholders and mills to achieve Bonsucro certification in Mexico

24 October 2020

In Mexico, Proforest is working with PepsiCo, Bonsucro, Peterson and Grupo Azucarero Mexico (GAM), to foster collaboration on sustainable sugar cane. GAM is a large sugar producing company, operating four mills across the country....

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