Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Vanacoff Trading Company - FL4 stars

Place, CountryMBALE, Uganda

Contactwww.vanacoff.com, herbs@vanacoff.com

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Certification ProgrammeFor Life - Social Responsibility Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values44
2Commitment to and Management of CSR Policy2313
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions14290
4Respect of the Environment157119
5Local Development and Community Relations148
6Trading and Supply chain relations5923
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer106
9Managing Certification and Performance3832
Total Score Performance Rating313
Certification for corporate social responsibility
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsVANACOFF FARMERS GROUP since 2013 is working with families/7 small organic vanilla farmer groups, organizational help, agricultural/safety training, protecting the environment, farming expertise and fair trade project for farmers. The farmer group is open to the new training program and they are working all together with compliance and environmental requirement that includes biodiversity. CSR and/or Fair Trade focus and activities: Every one is focused on the new target group for expansion, for profitability, they are 100 % organic system, expanding the organic program with new technology and environment updates. The farmer group is managed by the farmer management team, which is sponsored by VTC. All their supply chain is direct and controlled by the farmer group which benefits every one's profitability and security 100 % purchasing contract. Overview of FFL Development Fund Use and Beneficiaries: Vanacoff has a Fair Trade Development Fund in place and pays an extra amount to the producer operation in addition to the sales price for all Fair Trade products (vanilla) purchased. The use of the Fair Trade Fund is strictly confined to collectively agreed-upon projects such as a vanilla nursery for seedlings by the beneficiaries (registered and certified farmers).

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage72 %

Date of Certification
Last Update07.05.2019

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