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COFFEE, BEES, AND AN APPETITE FOR MORE: HOW CAN WE SHIFT THE SUSTAINABILITY LENS FROM AMBITION TO ACTION?

It has been one year since ofi announced its public commitments for a more sustainable coffee future, with Coffee LENS (Livelihoods, Education, Nature at Scale). In this time the industry has continued to battle COVID’s socio-economic fallout with many asking whether it will be one shock too many for smallholder coffee farmers. But, just in 2020, ofi supported over 90,000 coffee farmers all over the world with training, fertilizers, seedlings, as well as finding buyers for their coffee.

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OFI SAYS PARTNERSHIPS ARE KEY TO SAFEGUARDING HUMAN RIGHTS IN HAZELNUT SUPPLY CHAINS

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GORILLA COFFEE ALLIANCE LAUNCHED IN DRC

Gorilla Coffee Alliance launched to Enhance Rural Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. USAID, Nespresso, Olam Food Ingredients, TechnoServe, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and Asili will partner to support sustainable agriculture and rural enterprise to reduce threats to the critically endangered Grauer’s gorilla.

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ATSOURCE INFINITY AWARDED NATURE-BASED PROJECT OF THE YEAR

The AtSource Infinity Agroforestry project in Pará, Brazil has been awarded Nature-Based Project of the year at the Business Green Leaders Awards.

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GLOBAL COFFEE PLATFORM RECOGNISES TWO TIERS OF OLAM’S ATSOURCE PROGRAMME AS SUSTAINABILITY SCHEMES

In a move by the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) to advance transparency and sustainability in the coffee value chain.

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CRACKING TRACEABILITY IN NUT SUPPLY CHAINS WITH ATSOURCE

We should all be eating more nuts, according to the EAT‑Lancet commission, an expert group on healthy, sustainable diets.

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ATSOURCE WINS 2020 REUTERS RESPONSIBLE SUPPLY CHAIN AWARD

AtSource has won the 2020 Reuters Responsible Supply Chain Award. The Awards recognise leading strategies shaping the future of sustainable business.

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DOES YOUR SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING START AT THE SOURCE?

Sustainability reporting requires a lot of work, and it's only going to get more difficult over time as communities expect more from businesses and businesses demand more from themselves. That's where AtSource comes in, and why it's always getting better. AtSource CEO Roel Van Poppel explains…

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INTERNATIONAL COFFEE DAY: HOW A ‘COFFEE DATA SHOP’ IS HELPING REIMAGINE SUSTAINABILITY

With young people in coffee taking the spotlight for this year’s International Coffee Day, how can roasters, brands and retailers be confident that their beans are contributing to a sector that nurtures the next generation of farmers?

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OUR COMMITMENT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The global outbreak of COVID-19 and its ongoing impact on consumers, farmers and food supply chains is unprecedented and is creating uncertainty for people all around the world.

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HOW A ONE-STOP-DATA-SHOP IS SPICING UP SUSTAINABILITY

Former Sales and Marketing Manager for Olam Spices and current CEO of AtSource, Roel Van Poppel, explains his passion behind a platform that he believes is a game changer for sustainability…

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FROM ONE END OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN TO THE OTHER, HOW RETAIL EXPERIENCE IS HELPING ATSOURCE REIMAGINE AGRICULTURE

Fiona Wheatley is now Olam’s AtSource Sustainability Manager, but previously held supply chain sustainability roles at Sainsbury’s, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer.

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FROM THE ARMY TO REFUGEES, ACADEMIA TO ATSOURCE - MEET DR OLDFIELD WHO MAKES THE METRICS MATTER

I never thought I’d find a job in the corporate world that could utilise all my experiences, from managing a refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, to my academic career, or the 10 years I spent in the Army.

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