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OUR SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY

Acting as a true link between growers and processors, from the field to the factory, the Touton group manages responsible supply chains for cocoa, coffee, vanilla, and spices, since 1848.

As field players, we are involved at every level of the value chain. Our vision and collective action plan for a more sustainable and responsible agro-industry builds on our 175 years of experience working alongside producers' communities and tropical ecosystems.

We call it the Positive Agri Culture by Touton

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• Positive
In line with our entrepreneurial spirit.
• Agri
Because agricultural raw materials are at the heart of what we do.
• Culture
The relationship of trust that we build to connect all actors of the value chain: from partner-producers to colleagues and clients.

 

Our Sustainable Sourcing Tool

To deliver upon our vision of POSITIVE AGRI CULTURE and create shared value for all, we have developed a new tool for responsible sourcing: PACT STANDARD

PACT STANDARD creates traceable, transparent and responsible supply chains for cocoa, coffee, vanilla and tropical ingredients.

Specifically designed to anticipate and proactively address social, environmental and economical issues in an evolving agri-food sector landscape, PACT STANDARD generates positive impact on farming communities and consumers on a long-term perspective.

A human-centric & forward thinking approach

PACT STANDARD is based on 3 core and 1 cross-cutting pilar, each one divided into areas of interventions to deliver impact at every level. All interventions follow supply chain-specific operating procedures and associate with verification points that provide a solid framework for annual audits run by a recognised third-party verification organisation.

The third-party verification process shall respect the Verification Manual developed by Touton to evaluate the activities as per the targets and performance indicators on the PACT Standard. The verification is run annually,  at the end of the crop season through a combination of desk and on-site verification reviews.

For more details download: PACT STANDARD Verification & Assurance performance

 

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smart & SCALABLE solutions for unique supply chains

As part of our day-to-day operations, we understand the different geographical, economical, social, political or climatic realities. That is why each sustainability activity is selected to best suit the actual needs and constraints of a given supply chain.

This approach enables  farmers, cooperatives or communities to benefit from the support they need in terms of training, access to equipment, finance or education to develop their business and improve their quality of life, while respecting human rights and ecosystems

plant grow nurturePACT Standard offers the opportunity to codesign programs tailored to customers' sustainable sourcing strategies, considering their ambitions and investment levels in agro-tropical commodities.

PLANT is the essential first level. It provides the basic threshold for meeting regulatory and due diligence expectations and lays the foundations for an in-depth understanding of supply chains.

GROW and then NURTURE are the next two levels to go further and upgrade the level of impact.

 

PACT STANDARD CREDENTIALS

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MORE DETAILS ABOUT PACT STANDARD?
Download related documents :
- PACT STANDARD Brochure
- PACT STANDARD Reference Document

TOUTON SUSTAINABILITY CREDENTIALS

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Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Uganda, Tanzania, Madagascar, Brazil, or Vietnam …
PACT STANDARD can be rolled out across all sourcing countries for cocoa, coffee, vanilla and spices supply chains.

QUALITY, AUDACITY & TRUST
AT CORE

PACT STANDARD is a high-quality and trustworthy service for all: from farmers up to end-customers.

Leveraging upon a solid and verified standard system, compliant with European and international regulatory requirements, it enables agro-industrial customers to implement, monitor and claim responsibly sourced products.

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Products displaying the PACT STANDARD logo assure responsible sourcing practices, verified by an independent third-party.

For more information about the standard's verification and claims process, see the Reference Document above. 

Interested to implement PACT STANDARD on your supply chain ? Contact: