Ferrero Shares Progress on Cocoa Traceability and Partnership with Save the Children

Ferrero has made a significant step towards full traceability of its cocoa supply chain and towards improving lives for children in the cocoa sector. In their first Cocoa Progress Report, they outline the results of our cocoa sustainability program in 2020/21 and the impact of their strategic partnership with Save the Children on children and families in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. They report the following progress made during the 2020/21 season: 96% of their cocoa is traceable to farm level via GPS (88% via Polygon mapping), which allows them to…

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Steps in the right direction – Ferrero Group’s progress towards its sustainability goals

Ferrero Group is on track to meet its ambitious sustainability goals, including a switch to renewable energy across its manufacturing plants and progress towards targets on sourcing and packaging, the global sweet-packaged food group reports today. Progress is documented in the Group’s 13th Sustainability Report, which highlights the steps taken towards environmental and social targets during 2021 aligned to four key areas of focus: protecting the environment, sourcing ingredients sustainably, promoting responsible consumption and empowering people. The Sustainability Report follows the publication of the Group’s first Human Rights Report, addressing…

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Ferrero publishes third CFI Progress Report

In partnership with the Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana governments, and leading cocoa and chocolate companies, Ferrero has published its third annual report showcasing the progress of the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) – a comprehensive programme of projects delivered across both countries to help end deforestation and preserve valuable forests. In the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic, 2020-21 presented additional challenges for Ferrero cocoa farmers and suppliers. This unprecedented situation required increased efforts to address these challenges, but certain projects also surpassed goals, in some cases doubling original targets…

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Ferrero publishes its Cocoa Charter and Cocoa Action Plan

Ferrero has published its Cocoa Charter and Cocoa Action Plan, which set out its continued ambition for a cocoa industry that is good for people and nature. The Charter and Action Plan reaffirm Ferrero’s long-standing support for income generation for farmers, protecting children and developing communities, and promoting sustainable agroforestry. Ferrero began its efforts towards responsibly sourced cocoa in 2005, by joining the World Cocoa Foundation and subsequently the International Cocoa Initiative. Today, Ferrero’s cocoa is 100% sustainably sourced via independently managed standards such as Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade and others.…

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Ferrero Publishes Its 12th Sustainability Report

The Ferrero Group has published its 12th Sustainability Report updating on its progress towards its sustainability goals. Despite the challenges presented by the global pandemic, Ferrero adapted successfully, putting the health and safety of its employees and consumers at the forefront of its efforts. A critical focus has been to protect workers and farmers in its agricultural supply chains, especially in less developed markets. Amongst many other initiatives, Ferrero has extensively distributed information on preventative measures to stop the virus from spreading and provided access to protective and hygiene equipment.…

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