Value Chain

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Glossary

Bonsucro

Bonsucro is a globally active NGO that, as part of a multi-stakeholder approach, has set itself the objective of improving sustainability in the production of sugar from sugar cane along the entire value chain.

EU cross compliance programme

Agricultural policy regulations from the EU that link the payment of premiums to compliance with defined environmental standards.

LDC

The term "least developed countries" defined by the United Nations refers to a group of 48 countries with a particularly low socio-economic standard.

SAI

The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative is an initiative by the food and beverage industry set up in 2002 by Nestlé, Unilever and Danone which, as a platform of information, has tasked itself with supporting the development and implementation of sustainable agricultural practices around the world by presenting examples of best practice and providing support by offering a variety of different tools.

SEDEX

SEDEX , the Supplier Ethical Exchange Database, is an NGO which has set itself the main task of improving social standards in the value chain.

Sustainable Agriculture Initiative

The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative is an initiative by the food and beverage industry set up in 2002 by Nestlé, Unilever and Danone which, as a platform of information, has tasked itself with supporting the development and implementation of sustainable agricultural practices around the world by presenting examples of best practice and providing support by offering a variety of different tools.