French equipment and packaging supplier, Sidel, said it has created the new post of sustainable development officer within the company to help its customers reach their individual sustainability targets.
Sustainable cocoa production and standards were the focus of the
first meeting of a working group for the Roundtable on a
Sustainable Cocoa Economy (RSCE), organised last month by the
International Cocoa Organisation.
A recent survey of executive opinions on climate change found that
the majority regard it as a strategically important issue - but
more than a third said it is seldom or never considered when
actually developing strategy.
Nestlé, Bunge, Danisco, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and Tyson
Foods are the first food processors to join a programme to develop
global reporting standards on sustainability projects in the