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IEH:Forum, food sector - Development of important sustainability standards (for members only)

17. november 2017
Kl. 09:30 - 13:30
Oslo, IEH, Hausmansgate 19
Ole Henning Sommerfelt / / 976 89 915

Sustainability standards can be an important tool to help ensure traceability and improve labour and environmental conditions in primary production. This forum focuses on the development on some of the main sustainability standards.

What does the development of MSC's social standards entail? What are the effects of the merger between Utz and Rainforest Alliance? What are the developments at Fairtade?

International and local representatives will present the latest development for us. Come to the forum to learn more!

Preliminary program (may be adjusted):

09.30 - 10.00 Welcome and introduction 

10.00 - 10.45 Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - What does introduction of labour requirements into MSC programme entail? By Leah Buckley, Supply Chain Standards Manager and Mari Norstrøm, Marketing and Communications Manager, MSC.

10.45 - 11.30 UTZ/Rainforest Alliance - What effects do merging of the two organisations have on the certification programs, both locally and for Norwegian companies? By Sven Drillenburg, Market Development Manager, Utz.

11.30 - 12.00 Light lunch

12.00 - 12.45 Fairtrade - Recent focus and development of sustainability standards and programs. By Guro Glavin, Senior Advisor and Line Wesley-Holand, Senior Advisor,  Fairtrade Norway

12.45 - 13.15 Questions and discussion

13.15 - 13.30 Final remarks


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