Improving supply chains
The Rainforest Alliance
World Cocoa Foundation and Cocoa Action
The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is helping to achieve cocoa sustainability through supporting cocoa communities, education, field programs and scientific research. CocoaAction is coordinated by WCF and is a voluntary, industry-wide strategy that aligns the world's leading cocoa and chocolate companies, governments and key stakeholders on regional priority issues in cocoa sustainability. CocoaAction convenes the sector in order to align complementary roles and responsibilities, leverage scale and efficiency through collaboration, and catalyze efforts to accelerate sustainability in the cocoa sector.
International Cocoa Initiative
The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) is the leading organization promoting child protection in cocoa-growing communities. ICI works with the cocoa industry, civil society and national governments in cocoa-producing countries to ensure a better future for children and contribute to the elimination of child labor.
The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform
The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform is the primary food and drink value chain initiative for sustainable agriculture. SAI Platform develops tools and guidance to support global and local sustainable sourcing and agriculture practices.
The Jacobs Foundation seeks to benefit future generations by providing children and young people with better opportunities for development, so that they can become productive and socially responsible members of society.
The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)
IDH accelerates and scales up sustainable trade by building impact oriented coalitions of front running companies, civil society organizations, governments and other stakeholders that will deliver impact on the Sustainable Development Goals.
DEG: Promoting entrepreneurial initiative - Shaping development
DEG is a reliable partner for private companies investing in developing and emerging-market countries. For more than 50 years, it has been promoting sustainable development that creates jobs, better living conditions and new prospects. DEG is committed to the long-term success of their customers: Therefore they do not only provide long-term capital, but also individual advice and support. With a portfolio of around 8 billion euros in more than 80 countries, they are one of Europe's largest development finance institutions for the private sector.