It’s been four years since we launched our hazelnut program. We check in for an update on the challenges of the sector, what we’ve done so far and how that informs our focus for the future.Continue reading
It’s been four years since we launched our hazelnut program. We check in for an update on the challenges of the sector, what we’ve done so far and how that informs our focus for the future.
Research commissioned by UTZ reveals the difference climate change is likely to make to the tea sector in Malawi up to 2050. Forecasts show it will become harder to grow tea in all production areas.
2017 marks two years since we launched the UEBT/UTZ herbal tea program. Alongside UTZ tea expert, Maya Sermeño, we take a look at all we’ve achieved and our approach moving forward.
Comprehensive research from the International Trade Centre published in June 2017 reveals sustainable trade and production are now growing faster than conventional markets thanks to increased consumer demand. Another indicator that working with a sustainability program is good for your business.
“15 years ago, it was an inspiration for us to go through difficult times and see the light at the end of the tunnel. UTZ made us stronger, and connected to the world. Now it’s a critical mass that’s taking over, and it’s inspirational.” Reflections of the first UTZ coffee farmer in Colombia as we celebrate 15 years of UTZ.
The EU directive on sustainability reporting came into effect in 2017. We go over what impact materials and resources we have available to support your company’s reporting process.
Good training is essential to achieving the UTZ goals but it can be hard to monitor training quality in the field. We spoke with Felix Kodija to hear about a new approach tackling this challenge in Côte d’Ivoire.
Why use a sustainability standard? A 2017 report commissioned by ISEAL Alliance, the sustainability standards membership group, shows the clear business benefits of certification: from reduced risk, to improved reputation and market access.
UTZ Program Director Britta Wyss Bisang wonders why the sustainability world is surprised by the recent merger announcement. She shares her thoughts on the similarity and the complementary strengths of UTZ and the Rainforest alliance and what drives this merger.