Members and Subscribers

The Common Code for the Coffee Community (4C) was created through a participatory, extensive, transparent and balanced consultation with coffee stakeholders worldwide, and is operationalized by 4C Services. The 4C certification aims to gradually raise the social, economic and environmental conditions of coffee production and processing worldwide. In October 2018, 4C Services GmbH (formerly Coffee Assurance Services, established since April 2016 and separated from the former 4C Association) operates as an unique and independent company to manage and ensure the assurance of the 4C certification system. 4C offers a credible and comprehensive certification system for sustainable supply chains in coffee sector. 4C ensures safeguarding of biodiversity, carbon stock, preventing deforestation, and promotes good agricultural and management practices as described in the 4C Code of Conduct, focusing on continual improvement of the social, economic and environmental conditions. Well established in the main coffee producing countries and well known in the main coffee consuming countries, 4C is the leading certification system for coffee.
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In AAK, we develop and provide value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with our customers, enabling them to achieve long-lasting business results. We do so through our in-depth expertise in oils & fats within food applications, working with a wide range of raw materials and broad process capabilities. Through our unique co-development approach, we bring together our customers’ skills and know-how with our capabilities and mindset. By doing so, we solve customer-specific needs across many industries – Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery, Dairy, Special Nutrition, Foodservice, Personal Care, and more. AAK’s proven expertise is based on more than 140 years of experience within oils & fats. We have our headquarters in Malmö, Sweden, more than 20 production facilities and customization plants, and sales offices in more than 25 countries. Our more than 3,600 employees are dedicated to providing innovative value-adding solutions to our customers.
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Aboriginal Carbon Fund is a national not-for-profit company building and nurturing a sustainable Aboriginal carbon industry.
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Independent international organisation specialised in participatory research and advice on organic and sustainable agriculture, international development, nutrition and health care
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Researcher at the University of St. Gallen developing responsibility guidelines for liquid investments in commodities
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Independent, global initiative working to enhance equity and wellbeing in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) communities
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AWS is a global multi-stakeholder initiative whose mission is to lead a global network that promotes responsible use of freshwater that is socially and economically beneficial and environmentally sustainable. AWS achieves this through a global water stewardship system, centred on the International Water Stewardship Standard, that drives, recognises and rewards good water stewardship performance.
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Standard setting and certification organisation that recognises and fosters the responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium
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Non-profit enterprise of Winrock International, the first private voluntary greenhouse gas registry in the world
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