Act for a more sustainable food sector

Integrate environmental protection into each stage of the production:

Improve soil fertility, preserve natural resources in quantity and quality, respect living ecosystems, promote the importance of co-products.

Ensure the development of socially responsible sectors:

Support farmers while enabling dignified working conditions, safeguarding the food autonomy of local populations, setting fair prices, promoting long-term trade relations, and reducing food waste.

Safeguard the sector to cope with the complexity of the supply chain:

Control health hazards and guarantee traceability and transparency in order to strengthen trust between you and your suppliers, customers and consumers.

Ecocert: committed to organic agriculture

As pioneers in organic certification, we have been contributing to the development of best agricultural and agribusiness practices at each stage of the supply chain--from producer to distributor--for more than 30 years.

Our expertise: benefiting you globally

Are you a farmer, food processor, exporter, importer, distributor, cooperative, restaurant owner, or an institution? Would you like to adopt new environmental and social practices?

Our experts help you establish and promote sustainable practices through training, consulting, and certification services. Thanks to our wide international network, our global supply chain moves from upstream to downstream.

As world leader in organic certification, the Ecocert trademark is a worldclass guarantee.

In order to mitigate risks and initiate a progressive strategy, Ecocert offers recognized standards in Organic farming and sustainable farming, Food safety and Quality, and Fair Trade or Corporate Social Responsibility. In your company our solutions may be implemented independently from one another or combined within the framework of a comprehensive responsible business approach.

Our training program: sharing our expertise

Find more on our AGRICULTURE training program

Fair Trade: the fundamentals

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

1h30

Organic Farming: the fundamentals

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

1h30

Corporate Social Responsibility: from theoretical principles to practice

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

2h

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Our consulting services: expertise dedicated to your projects

We assist you in developing tailor-made solutions to meet your goals. See examples of our agriculture work below

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Agri-food SME, France
Assistance in the definition and implementation of a CSR strategy
DISCOVER ECOCERT COUNTERPART
  • Identification of challenges in line with the strategy of the general management
  • Prioritization and consultation of stakeholders, goal setting and participatory development of the action plan
  • Operational rollout of the CSR project
  • Advice on the promotion of CSR through company labelling

outcome

Implementation of a comprehensive CSR strategy. Enhancement of their commitment by obtaining a CSR label (SME+)
International Agri-food group
Market study in Asia and Middle East
DISCOVER ECOCERT COUNTERPART
  • Analysis of the organic market in Asia and the Middle East
  • Advice on a positioning strategy for new products
  • Regulatory and technical support for defining the production conditions to be implemented in these markets.

outcome

Proposal of 3 market positioning scenarios
Central purchasing office
Benchmark of aquaculture and sustainable fishing label
DISCOVER ECOCERT COUNTERPART
  • Analysis of sustainable fishing and aquaculture labels
  • Participation in the development of a seafood purchasing strategy
  • Creation of an internal private standard of good practices for the responsible purchase of fishery and aquaculture products.

outcome

9 sustainable fisheries and aquaculture labels analysed Creation of an internal private standard of good purchasing practices for products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.
Sustainable Vanilla Initiative (SVI)
Creation of a traceability tool for the vanilla sector
DISCOVER ECOCERT COUNTERPART
  • Support for the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative (SVI), an organisation that gathers the main players in the vanilla sector, in order to improve the traceability of the sector
  • Field diagnosis and analysis of the challenges of the international vanilla market (product quality and traceability, price volatility, etc.)
  • Preparation of technical specifications for traceability and support for the development of a digital traceability tool
  • Field evaluation and testing of the tools developed.

outcome

The involvement of 80,000 collectors, 6,000 middlemen and 100 exporters in the long term
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Organic Farming

 
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Food safety and quality

 
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