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IDH and Banana Link join forces to support banana plantations with Occupational Health and Safety risk assessments

In October 2022, SIFAV initiated activities to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru. These include the implementation of the SIFAV Basket of Water Standards, water efficiency benchmarking, capacity building for responsible water stewardship by buyers, engagement with stakeholders in Ica, and the development of a future project portfolio.

SIFAV kicks off groundbreaking Water Stewardship Project in Peru

In October 2022, SIFAV initiated activities to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru. These include the implementation of the SIFAV Basket of Water Standards, water efficiency benchmarking, capacity building for responsible water stewardship by buyers, engagement with stakeholders in Ica, and the development of a future project portfolio.

Voluntary standards to promote on-site water management

In October 2022, SIFAV initiated activities to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru. These include the implementation of the SIFAV Basket of Water Standards, water efficiency benchmarking, capacity building for responsible water stewardship by buyers, engagement with stakeholders in Ica, and the development of a future project portfolio.

SIFAV initiates collaborative action to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru

In October 2022, SIFAV initiated activities to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru. These include the implementation of the SIFAV Basket of Water Standards, water efficiency benchmarking, capacity building for responsible water stewardship by buyers, engagement with stakeholders in Ica, and the development of a future project portfolio.

UK retailers commit to close living wage gaps in international banana supply chains

Nine major retailers in the UK have joined forces to commit to a living wage for banana workers in their international supply chains. This initiative complements similar agreements in Belgian, Dutch and German markets.

Belgian supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector

Belgian supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector The coalition of retailers aims to close the living wage gap by the end of 2027 for their collective banana volumes sold on the Belgian market.   7 December 2022, Brussels, Belgium – The commitment...

Creating value from farm to fork: from Guatemala to Sweden

In October 2022, SIFAV initiated activities to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru. These include the implementation of the SIFAV Basket of Water Standards, water efficiency benchmarking, capacity building for responsible water stewardship by buyers, engagement with stakeholders in Ica, and the development of a future project portfolio.

Promoting Gender Equality in Latin America: Fyffes empowers women fruit farmers through digital tool

In October 2022, SIFAV initiated activities to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru. These include the implementation of the SIFAV Basket of Water Standards, water efficiency benchmarking, capacity building for responsible water stewardship by buyers, engagement with stakeholders in Ica, and the development of a future project portfolio.

Final result 2020: SIFAV reaches 85% sustainable volume of fresh fruit and vegetables

In October 2022, SIFAV initiated activities to support responsible water management in Ica, Peru. These include the implementation of the SIFAV Basket of Water Standards, water efficiency benchmarking, capacity building for responsible water stewardship by buyers, engagement with stakeholders in Ica, and the development of a future project portfolio.

Focus on the future for fresh fruit and vegetables: SIFAV steps up sustainability ambitions in 2025 program

The companies united in the Sustainability Initiative Fruit and Vegetables (SIFAV), as set-up and hosted by IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative, have launched their new collaborative sustainability strategy for 2025. The new ambitions focus on reducing the environmental footprint across the supply chain, improving working conditions, wages and incomes, and strengthening due diligence reporting and transparency.

SIFAV updates its Baskets of Social Standards

SIFAV updates its Baskets of Social Standards

SIFAV updates its Baskets of Social StandardsAs part of the 2025 strategy of the Sustainability Initiative Fruit & Vegetables (SIFAV), the SIFAV partners have agreed to verify the working conditions at their farms and packhouses located in high-risk and medium-risk...

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SIFAV General Program

SIFAV General Program

SIFAV General programThe Sustainability Initiative Fruit and Vegetables (SIFAV), coordinated by IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, aims to actively contribute to more sustainable fresh fruit and vegetable supply chains globally, with regards to economic,...

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