fern.org publishes new report on sustainable cocoa supply chains and regulatory options for the EU MORE
Two Webinars on Living Income will be held on 06 and 27 June 2019. MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO) published a paper on child labour in the cocoa sector in West Africa MORE
On 7 May 2019 the international standard "ISO 34101 Sustainable and traceable cocoa" was adopted by the International Standard Organisation ISO. MORE
Living income and better living conditions for cocoa farmer families - this is the focus of the lectures and presentations on the 7th annual general meeting of GISCO. Interested non-members are invited to join the public meeting on May 8. MORE
Just in time for Easter, the environmental organisation Mighty Earth published an ecological shopping guide for sustainable chocolate. MORE
The Consultative Board of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) elected the Secretary of the GISCO, Beate Weiskopf, as its vice chair. The office will be awarded for a period of two years. Chairman became Dr. Victor Iyama, President of the Nigerian Cocoa Organization CAN. MORE
The German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, and the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Gerd Müller, presented a common 10 Points Plan for a sustainable cocoa sector on 23rd of January at the International Green Week in Berlin. MORE
"Business as usual is no longer an option." Was the outcome of the World Cocoa Conference in Berlin nine months ago a signal for a new beginning, and has the cocoa sector become more sustainable since then? This question was discussed by three representatives of the sweets and confectionery... MORE
At the International Sweets and Snacks Fair (ISM) in Cologne in January, the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa hosts a joint event with the Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cococa: "Business as usual' or real changes for the cocoa sector? - Did the World Cocoa Conference 2018 create a momentum... MORE