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New Chairman Elected: Aldo Cristiano

Berlin, June 25, 2024 - The board elects Aldo Cristiano as Chairman and confirms Evelyn Bahn and Florian Schütze as Deputy-Chairpersons.

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New Leadership for the Secretariat of the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa

Martina Gaebler has taken over as the Executive Secretary on November 1, 2023, succeeding Beate Weiskopf.


Extraordinary General Meeting

GISCO members agree on creating individual commitments to achieve living incomes for cocoa farmers and adapt selected common goals for more sustainability in the cocoa sector.


10th General Meeting of the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO)

More than 90 members and guests of the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO) came together physically and virtually in Berlin on 04 May 2022 on the occasion of their tenth general meeting on the topic of Human Rights Due Diligence in the Cocoa Sector: Working Together to Ensure Better Living Conditions for Cocoa Farmers