The concept of forest certification, which ensures that the forests used to create pulp and paper products will continue to remain environmentally viable after harvest, has existed for more than 20 years. Ecolabels, including Type 1 ecolabels like ECOLOGO® and EU Ecolabel, help consumers easily identify products sourced from well-managed forests.
Consumers already making the connection, new SCS survey finds
The idea that safety and sustainability in fresh produce supply chains go hand-in-hand is logical. From a bird’s eye viewpoint, sound food safety practices are integral to sustainable and resilient agricultural production systems, which in turn are viewed as essential to ending hunger worldwide, as discussed under the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal #2. Even so, approaching food safety and sustainability in tandem is just now becoming mainstream.
Acterra Award Affirms the Importance of Rigorous Sustainability Standards and Third-Party Certification
Emeryville, CA, March 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ –SCS Global Services (SCS) has been named as recipient of the Award for Sustainability, a prestigious honor bestowed to sustainability leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area. SCS is the first organization of its kind – a trailblazer in third-party certification, life-cycle impact assessment, and sustainability standards development – to be recognized in the 26-year history of the Business Environmental Awards.