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VIVE welcomes Suntory to Buyers Supporting VIVE

We are delighted to welcome Suntory Holdings to Buyers Supporting VIVE, through which they support the sustainable sourcing of VIVE sugar in their supply chains. Suntory Group is among the world's leading consumer products companies, creating and distributing products enjoyed by millions worldwide. Founded as a family-owned business in 1899 in Osaka, Japan, the group…

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The VIVE programme awarded Silver in SAI’s Farm Sustainability Assessment

The VIVE programme has been benchmarked against the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) and was awarded a Silver Equivalence against the latest version of the assessment - FSA 3.0. By gaining this benchmark, the VIVE programme has demonstrated that its quality meets the standards of another globally recognised, widely used scheme.…

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Major landmark reached in sustainable shipping: MSC joins the VIVE Programme

The VIVE Programme is delighted to announce that Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined the VIVE Sustainable Supply Programme, and will be completing the Shipping Module in 2022. MSC is a global leader in container shipping and has an integrated network of road, rail and sea transport resources. Sustainability is firmly embedded across MSC’s business, with…

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VIVE and Smartcane BMP achieve sustainability alignment

Peak sugarcane organisation CANEGROWERS is opening more market doors for Queensland sugar by achieving advanced alignment between Smartcane BMP and VIVE. Following benchmarking and alignment exercises, the VIVE Sustainable Supply Programme will recognise sugarcane produced by growers accredited through the Queensland industry’s Smartcane BMP program as equivalent to its Farm Module level. “Sugar buyers, commodity marketers and…

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VIVE welcomes Nestlé to Buyers Supporting VIVE

Nestlé has more than 2,000 brands operating across 186 countries worldwide. Nestlé has publicly outlined 36 ambitious commitments that support their work in three impact areas ‒ individuals and families, communities, and the planet. The VIVE Programme's expertise in sustainable supply chains creates a firm crossover with Nestlé's sustainability commitments. Nestlé has supported VIVE since 2019…

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