UNFSS in CII/IISD Conference – New Delhi, India

UNFSS addresses CII/IISD Conference on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Its Impact on India and Developing Nations in New Delhi, India on 12 August 2014. Ulrich Hoffmann, Coordinator of the UNFSS, was invited by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development to make a presentation on the importance of private sustainability standards for market access, their role as governance tool in international supply chains and their contribution to achieving specific sustainable

ICCO and UNFSS partner on 2nd International Cocoa Certification Workshop

On March 6-7, 2014, the International Cocoa Organization, in collaboration with the UNFSS, held The Second International Workshop on Cocoa Certification: Direct Dialogue Between The Industry and Producing Countries in Zurich, Switzerland on the issue of Sustainability Standards in the cocoa sector. At the event were over 70 participants from Europe, the United States, Africa, Latin America and South-East Asia, representing cocoa producers, governments from cocoa exporting and importing countries, the cocoa and chocolate industry, certification bodies, civil society and