Key points of the "Sustainable farming" standards

Improvement of agricultural practices

Preservation of biodiversity

Pollution Prevention

Decent and safe working conditions

Ecocert, specialist in good agricultural practices

As part of its commitment to organic agriculture, Ecocert has been contributing to the transformation of the agricultural and agri-food systems for nearly 30 years.

An expert in sustainable farming to assist you anywhere in the world

Are you an operator in the agri-food supply chain? Are you looking for a Sustainable Farming label to highlight your commitment and to access new markets?

Our experts assist you in more than 130 countries throughout your continuous improvement strategy, by means of training, consulting, and certification services.

Professionals worldwide recognise the Ecocert brand for its high standards and the quality of its services.

Ecocert offers a wide range of labels in sustainable agriculture to cover the main global productions (cocoa, coffee, tea, fruits and vegetables

As a true partner, we encourage our customers to enhance their responsible strategies by offering supplementary services in fair trade, organic farming, and CSR

Our certifications: assurance for your commitments

Are you looking for a sustainable agriculture certification?

Our training program: sharing our expertise

Learn more about our training courses in Sustainable agriculture

Understanding GLOBAL GAP: the certification of good agricultural practices

According to your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

6h

Understanding the requirements of the UTZ standard

According to your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

4h

Highlighting your environmental commitment

According to your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

2h

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Our consultancy, our know-how for your projects

We assist you in developing tailor-made solutions that match your targets. Find below our references on Biodiversity and climate change

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International Agri-food group
Diversification programme of vanilla-cocoa production
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Program impact assessment on the standard of living of producers
  • Verification of the impact measurement method and good practices on the field
  • Compliance inspection of the quality of the key indicators and advice

outcome

400 beneficiary producers (increase of the average income and improvement in living conditions)
Central purchasing office
Benchmark of aquaculture and sustainable fishing label
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • 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 ACCOMPANIMENT
  • 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
International Agri-food group
Technical diagnosis of cocoa cooperatives
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Analysis of practices within the cooperatives committed to sustainable cocoa production
  • Interviews and field visits to evaluate strengths and areas for improvement of the functioning of the producer cooperatives
  • Preparation of a synthesis report including advice to improve the quality of sourcing

outcome

40 cooperatives involved, 47 visits to producer and supplier cooperatives
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Fair trade

 
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