For the second phase of the PRO-PLANTEURS Matching Fund, all members of GISCO are invited to submit project proposals. MORE
Four new case studies from the national platforms on sustainable cocoa in Europe shed light on traceability in the cocoa sector. MORE
We congratulate Ms. Merit Buama on her election as the new Chairwoman of the Board of the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa! MORE
We are pleased to launch the very first joint monitoring round with our Belgian partner initiative Beyond Chocolate. MORE
GISCO and IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, have jointly commissioned a study on cocoa traceability to provide more clarity on the state of traceability systems in Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon. MORE
As the Federal Association of the German Confectionery Industry (BDSI) reports, the proportion of cocoa certified according to sustainability standards or independently verified in an equivalent manner in the confectionery sold by GISCO's members has increased again this year. MORE
On June 1, 2021, Christian Robin will succeed Christine Müller as Executive Director at the Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa. MORE
Earlier this January, the Dutch Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa Initiative (DISCO) joined the Memorandum of Understanding to increase transparency and sustainability in the cocoa sector. MORE
New study by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago assesses progress in the reduction of child labor in the cocoa growing areas of Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. MORE
The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) places its Consultative Board under German chairmanship. The International Cocoa Council elected Beate Weiskopf, Executive Director of the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa, as the new chairman. MORE