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SDP:

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.

Summary

BUSINESS CHALLENGES

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.

RAIN FOREST ALLIANCE

RAINFOREST ALLIANCESustainable Agriculture Certification Program (and/or UTZ Code of Conduct) for Plants and Spices.

 

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GLOBALG.A.P.Putting food security and sustainability on the mapBrand and Set of Standards for Good Agricultural Practices (G.A.P.).

 

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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 logo

4C CERTIFICATIONStandards on the economic, social, and environmental conditions of coffee production and processing in order to establish sustainable, reliable, and fair coffee supply chains.

 

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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.

WHY CHOOSE BUREAU VERITAS?

why choose BV ?

Find all Rain Forest certification documents on www.rainforest-alliance.org

In July 2021, the new Rainforest Alliance standard comes into effect.

ACCESS TO THE PARTIES

As stakeholders, you have the option to contact us or directly filling in the "STAKEHOLDER’S ACCESS" form in order to give your opinion on the performance of certificate holders and BVCI auditors. 

SDP stakeholders

OUR APPROACH

Audit allowance

 

ANTICORRUPTION POLICY

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. 

INFORMATION PRIVACY POLICY

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.

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CONTACT US
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For any complaints, please contact:

Seraphin KOUAME, Sustainability Manager

+225 07 09 13 42 31

seraphin.kouame@ci.bureauveritas.com