Die Mitglieder des Forum Nachhaltiger Kakao bekennen sich zu ihrem gemeinsamen Engagement für die Einhaltung menschenrechtlicher Sorgfaltspflichten in der Lieferkette Kakao. MORE
Der Monitoringbericht des Forum Nachhaltiger Kakao für 2019 liegt vor: Das Projekt PRO-PLANTEURS erreichte über 23.000 Kakaobauern und -bäuerinnen. Über 125 Projekte der Forumsmitglieder insgesamt wurden 1,54 Millionen Bauern und Bäuerinnen und deren Familien erreicht. Der Anteil des nach... MORE
A "Platform for Sustainable Cocoa in Developing Countries" was established by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Based on an exchange of views with governments, businesses and related organisations, the Platform was launched in recognition of the need for a forum in January 2020. ... MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO), the Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa (SWISSCO) and the Belgian platform Beyond Chocolate have committed to joining forces for a more sustainable cocoa value chain. They did this by signing a Memorandum of Understanding. MORE
On World Day against Child Labour we would like to refer to an article published on German news channel www.tagesschau.de. It gives quotes from spokespersons of organizations and companies that are members of GISCO. MORE
ISEAL asks for feedback, expertise and insights that can help to develop the ‘ISEAL good practice guide on verification of jurisdictional claims’. MORE
The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO) is providing a financial contribution of EUR 5,000 to combat the coronavirus. GISCO, like some of its members, is thus joining the appeal for donations by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF). In total, the WCF has already received a donation of USD... MORE
In Côte d'Ivoire, strict precautions against the further spread of the corona virus were taken early on. This also had an impact on our PRO-PLANTEURS project. MORE
A delegation from the German Bundestag led by Bundestag Vice President Thomas Oppermann visited the GISCO project PRO-PLANTEURS on 21 February. Project manager Judith Steffens and her team informed Thomas Oppermann (SPD), Jessica Tatti (Die Linke) and Dr. Karamba Diaby (SPD) about the main... MORE
5 years ago, the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa launched the joint project PRO-PLANTEURS together with the German and the Ivorian government. Different project participants, amongst others from a cooperative, the Ivorian Conseil du Café-Cacao, the Südwind-Institut and corporate partners,... MORE