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OFI ACHIEVES MILESTONES TO SECURE MORE SUSTAINABLE COFFEE FUTURE

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ATSOURCE WINS ‘RUNNER UP’ AT THE SUSTAINABLE FOOD AWARDS 2022

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FOODDIVE: OFI AND ATSOURCE ARE FUELING THE FOOD INDUSTRY’S CLIMATE AGENDA

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OFI SUPPORTS THE PLANT-BASED REVOLUTION WITH NEW ALMOND SUSTAINABILITY TARGETS

This week, the ofi Nuts Team is publishing the first public sustainability targets for its 50,000 acres of almond orchards and farming operations in Australia and the US.

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GCR MAG.COM: THE GORILLA COFFEE ALLIANCE ON REVITALISING COFFEE PRODUCTION IN THE DRC

The Gorilla Coffee Alliance that we proudly announced on AtSource.io in October ’21 was now covered by GCR Mag.com as part of the May/June 2022 edition of the Global Coffee Report.

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OFI AND MELITTA PARTNER TO OFFER CONSUMERS DIFFERENTIATED AND FULLY TRACEABLE COFFEE

An innovative coffee project with selected specialty coffees between ofi (olam food ingredients) and Melitta Europa GmbH & Co. KG – Coffee Division – combines the capabilities of blockchain with other digital tools to meet growing consumer demand for coffee that not only stands out for its aroma and taste but is also traceable - from farm to roaster.

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OFI COCOA & FORESTS INITIATIVE PROGRESS REPORT 2021

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OLAM'S 2021 ANNUAL REPORT: 'TRANSFORMING TO SERVE A CHANGING WORLD'

This week, we’ve released our annual report for 2021, aptly themed “Transforming to serve a changing world”. This reflects the heart of our commitment to better serve our customers in a dynamic environment and our progress in our Re-organization journey.

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ATSOURCE AS A TOOL FOR INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION

At the annual World Economic Forum conference in Davos a broad range of sustainability topics is discussed both on and around the conference.

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COFFEE, BEES, AND AN APPETITE FOR MORE: SHIFT THE 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).

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

ofi is setting its sustainability targets for 2030 across its supply chain in Turkey, where 70% of the world’s hazelnuts comefrom. With a focus on eliminating child labor and improving working conditions for thousands of seasonal migrant workers, Hazelnut Trail also offers more transparency for consumers.

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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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