Responsible sourcing review for Woolworths Holdings Limited

The Sustainability Institute did an investigation for Woolworths on the costs associated with private certification and/or ecolabels, and the relevance this has for their customers compared to in-house programmes that endorse and verify responsible and sustainable commodity sourcing. Woolworths is challenging the costs associated with private certification and/or ecolabels, and the relevance this has for customers compared to in-house programmes for endorsing and verifying responsible, sustainable commodity sourcing. Despite the costs associated with certifications and/or ecolabels, WHL is committed to continue to operate in a way that respects workers’ rights and enhances safe working conditions, while protecting the environment including the welfare of animals. The Sustainability Institute developed an assessment framework to complete a detailed assessment of all specified eco-labels and in-house programmes.

Dates: 2018

SI Team: Angela Coetzee

Complete
Woolworths Holdings Limited
Sustainable Food Systems
National

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