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    We can change the world with sugarcane; Just not by ourselves

    25 July 2014

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    Climate change and coffee farming: losses and solutions

    30 June 2014

    The need for change in coffee production is urgent. The demand for coffee is growing at an annual rate of 1,4% but supply is in danger. On top of the already existing issues in the sector, like aging farmers and plantations and a lack of knowledge to improve yields, climate change will exacerbate supply shortcomings.
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    Solidaridad celebrates World Environment Day

    25 June 2014

    South American countries share a unique potential to feed the world and a responsibility to protect its rainforests, as they sequester and safeguard the atmosphere carbon. Big steps have been taken on national policy making to tackle climate change in the region.
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    Solidaridad present at World Cocoa Conference in Amsterdam

    06 June 2014

    Together with ICCO, Solidaridad hosts an ‘inspiration lounge’ during the second World Cocoa Conference from 9-13 June in Amsterdam RAI. You will find us in the heart of the conference area any time during the conference. Please be welcome and get inspired!
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    Together, we can secure the future of cocoa farming

    05 June 2014

    Certification alone is not enough to protect our affordable luxury, chocolate. Solidaridad believes in a market transformation approach, working with farmers, cocoa and chocolate companies, service providers, consumers and governments simultaneously.
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    Annual Report: Positive change in 2013

    02 June 2014

    Solidaridad and its network grew rapidly in 2013. In its operations, in securing the supply of high-quality agricultural and industrial products, in partnerships with companies, government agencies, NGOs and donors, and as an expert organisation that is engaged in twelve commodity sectors.
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    The future of textiles

    21 May 2014

    In a world facing deeply rooted challenges on every front, it is encouraging to take a step back and see how our collective understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability are evolving for the better.
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    In memoriam: Professor Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere

    16 May 2014

    With disbelieve we received the shocking news of the sudden death of our highly respected and appreciated Supervisory Board member Professor Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere.
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    Soy producers talk about the pros and cons of getting certified

    15 May 2014

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    Solidaridad supports Kering brand Gucci's purchase order of certified gold

    12 May 2014

    In a major milestone towards meeting its target, this week Kering brand Gucci made its first purchase order of 30 kilograms of Fairmined-certified gold. The gold, which was delivered in a fully traceable chain, was produced by the certified Peruvian small-scale mining company Sotrami.
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