Sustainable Development Program
The Sustainability services essentially cover certification audits and compliance audits for voluntary sustainability standards in the agricultural and food industry. BVCI has been approved by Rainforest and SCS/STARBUCKS as a certification/auditing body.
Consumers demand healthy products that respect the three principles of sustainability (fair, viable, and liveable) and are willing to pay a higher price when they are audited by an internationally recognized independent organization.
RAINFOREST ALLIANCE: Sustainable Agriculture Certification Program (and/or UTZ Code of Conduct) for Plants and Spices.
GLOBALG.A.P.: Putting food security and sustainability on the mapBrand and Set of Standards for Good Agricultural Practices (G.A.P.).
RSPO (The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil): Develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil. Set of environmental and social criteria for certified sustainable palm oil production.
4C CERTIFICATION: Standards on the economic, social, and environmental conditions of coffee production and processing in order to establish sustainable, reliable, and fair coffee supply chains.
STARBUCKS - COCOA PRACTICES:To ensure a long-term supply of high quality while contributing positively to the environment and cocoa communities. Inspections by independent verification bodies trained and audited by SCS Global Services SCS Global Services.
Bureau Veritas, through its CODE OF ETHICS, is committed to fighting corruption in all its forms. We categorically reject all forms of corruption and influence peddling. Furthermore, we are committed to fully comply with all applicable laws and prohibitions against such behavior. Under no circumstances should gifts, hospitality or invitations be accepted if they improperly influence or create the appearance of improper influence on business decisions.
If you wish to anonymously report activities where corruption may take place, fraud, or fraudulent behavior, please contact us at the address on the dedicated external alert line Expolink.
Bureau Veritas, through its CODE OF ETHICS, is committed to processing and protecting all information received or communicated, or generated in the course of conducting audits and inspections.
Information (such as technical, commercial, and financial information, data, including personal data, software, methodologies, trade secrets, databases, inventions, know-how, and related intellectual property rights) constitutes an asset that has as much value as physical assets (such as buildings and inventory).
All information received or communicated in the context of the provision of our services will be treated as (and must remain) strictly confidential.
For any complaints, please contact:
Marie Berthe AKA, Sustainability Manager
+225 27 20 312 500