Sustainability - Ferrero

Ferrero

The Ferrero Group and all of its companies have the highest commitment to human rights and dignity for all people, and thus support numerous universal declarations and conventions on human rights and child labor. The Group adheres to the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact, which directly addresses human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. They have inserted a clause in contracts confirming that goods purchased by/from suppliers are obtained in full compliance with local laws and applicable international human rights conventions and announced a goal of using 100% sustainable cocoa by 2020. To succeed in this goal Ferrero created a roadmap for achievement with core cocoa-producing countries together with certification schemes: UTZ Certified, Rainforest Alliance, CCC (Certification Capacity Enhancement). With Source Trust Ghana they established an innovative, community-based, farmer-organized program to accelerate GCLMS, provide training for farmers and educational services for children.


Did You Know?
Each cacao tree produces approximately 2,500 beans.
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