Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)TerraNostra5 stars

Place, CountryAvetonou, Togo


Certified Productsscent of lemongrass, scent of basil verveinafor life logo
Certification ProgrammeFor Life - Social Responsibility Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of CSR Policy2318
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions171116
4Respect of the Environment162139
5Local Development and Community Relations1611
6Trading and Supply chain relations126
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1411
9Managing Certification and Performance1716
Total Score Performance Rating323
Certification for corporate social responsibility
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsEN / FR

The Terra Nostra project aims to produce organic essential oils starting with essence of lemongrass. The overall goal is to enable society and the community of Avétonou to create additional economic resources from these plants. This will help bring new know-how to the community, generate additional sources of income and preserve biodiversity and the environment. For this first certificate requested, Terra Nostra has set up a plantation of 10 ha of lemongrass with a distillation unit with a capacity of 01 T of lemongrass essential oil per year.

Le projet de Terra Nostra vise à produire les huiles essentielles biologiques à commencer par l'essence de citronnelle. L'objectif général est de permettre à la société et à la communauté d'Avétonou de créer des ressources économiques supplémentaires à partir des plantes à essence. Cela va permettre d'apporter un savoir -faire nouveau à la communauté, de générer des revenus supplémentaires et de préserver la biodiversité et l'environnement. Pour cette première attestation demandée, Terra Nostra a mis en place une plantation de 10 ha de citronnelle avec une unité de distillation d'une capacité d'01 T d'huile essentielle de citronnelle par an.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage83 %

Date of Certification
Last Update30.06.2021

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