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carbon reduction - Barry Callebaut
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Sharing our knowledge with industry to improve carbon reduction goals in the cocoa supply chain

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As part of our Forever Chocolate commitments, we aim to be carbon and forest positive by 2025. Working with Quantis, we have developed an innovative assessment which will help us and our customers link forest protection activities with carbon reduction goals.
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cocoa farmer and the impact of COVID-19
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The journey to become a cocoa farmer and the impact of COVID-19

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In late 2019, we followed Deborah Osei Mensah as she traveled to Ecuador to learn different farming techniques and her vision for a rehabilitated, diverse and professionally run cocoa farm. We caught up with Deborah to hear more about her story to become a farmer and how COVID-19 has impacted her.
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Yuraku Confectionery and Barry Callebaut
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Sustainability is the future of the Japanese chocolate market

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The COVID-19 pandemic is driving heightened consumer interest in sustainability. Let’s take a peek at the Japanese consumer's interest in food sustainability – and why we think sustainability is the future of the Japanese chocolate market.
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Barry Callebaut - Brazil - Cocoa Farmer
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Brazil: continuing cocoa purchasing during COVID-19 and supporting cocoa farmer livelihoods

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Brazil is an example of how we are committed to supporting the livelihoods of cocoa farmers by continuing to purchase, deliver and process cocoa whilst practicing social distancing and hygiene practices.
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CFI story - highlights of progress
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Our progress towards ending deforestation and restoring forests in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

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The Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) is the commitment made by the world’s largest cocoa producing countries - Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, civil society and leading chocolate companies to end deforestation and restore forests. Today, we release our CFI Progress Report 2019.
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Cook stove in Ghana
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How cook stoves help to fight deforestation and improve farmer livelihoods

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Ghana: a cook stove might not seem the obvious tool for change to address health and deforestation issues. But ‘clean cooking’ is an important piece of the puzzle to protect forests, reduce harmful smoke emissions and improve women’s empowerment.
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Sustainable Chocolate - Forever Chocolate
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Our journey towards 100% sustainable chocolate

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In 2016 we launched Forever Chocolate, our plan to make sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025.
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Reducing carbon footprint
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Capping global warming at 1.5°C

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Barry Callebaut has succeeded in fiscal year 2018/19 to reduce its carbon footprint by -6.7 %, from 9.10 million tonnes to 8.49 million tonnes, despite increased production. The Group's carbon reduction strategy was validated a Science Based Target.
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Barry Callebaut joins two initiatives for smallholder farmers and biodiversity at New York Climate Action Summit

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Building over 500,000 cocoa farms of the future
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Forever Chocolate outperforming on sustainability
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Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate leads annual Sustainalytics ranking

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Barry Callebaut considered the leader among peers
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cocoa traceability
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Barry Callebaut establishes traceability for a third of its global cocoa volume

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Barry Callebaut establishes traceability for a third of its global cocoa volume
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Coconut farm
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Barry Callebaut partners with USAid Green Invest Asia to build a platform for sustainable coconut production

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What does a sustainable coconut look like? On March 7, Barry Callebaut and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Green Invest Asia, brought together buyers, processors and other actors actively involved in the coconut supply chain in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to do exactly that, establish a sustainable coconut and coconut oil value chain.
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Thriving Nature
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Establishing 100% traceability for our cocoa supply chain in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana

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Read Barry Callebaut's Action Plan under the Cocoa and Forests Initiative (CFI) Frameworks for Action.
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mapping deforestation
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Space Odyssey: mapping deforestation from out of space

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At Barry Callebaut we have the ambitious target of being carbon and forest positive by 2025. To help us achieve this, we have partnered with experts in this field to develop a unique project which uses artificial intelligence, remote sensing and the newest methodology to classify landscapes.
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Sustainability Source Map
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Mapping the source of our sustainable ingredients

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Barry Callebaut has committed to having 100% sustainable ingredients in all products by 2025, as part of the Forever Chocolate strategy. To make our progress visible, we created a sustainable source map.
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Cocoa Horizons Truck
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New Horizons for cocoa

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Eradicating child labor is a challenge that the entire cocoa industry has been working toward for more than a decade. However, the reality is that instances still persist, which makes it crucial to test new approaches and combine tactics in order to have an impact.
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driving carbon emissions reductions in our supply chain
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Going for gold: driving carbon emissions reductions in our supply chain

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At Barry Callebaut, we aim to be carbon and forest positive by 2025. But we are not only looking at the carbon footprint created by our own operations and the energy we use, we are also taking the big step to account for the footprint of our entire supply chain.
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Barry Callebaut - sustainbale ingredients - hazelnuts
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The sweet spots of sustainable sourcing

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By 2025, Barry Callebaut will have 100% sustainable ingredients in all of its products. This year, we have made great progress with 44% of what we source being sustainable. This achievement demonstrates the power of working and collaborating with customers, NGOs and government.
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