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Climate Neutrality: How Can We Get There?

In our last blog post, we announced that we’ve taken the important step to offset our excess emissions for 2019 to start us on our climate neutrality journey. We explained how we have taken this action through the purchasing of carbon credits. But when we speak about being ‘carbon neutral’, carbon credits are only one […]

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Sustainable Development: An Introduction to Carbon Neutrality

This week, we have announced that for the first time Czarnikow has committed to carbon neutrality by offsetting excess carbon emissions from 2019. Working with South Pole, we have worked to understand how we can reduce our negative impact on the environment and act to make change. But what exactly is carbon offsetting? Carbon Offsets: […]

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The Packaging Series: Plastics Recycling

As discussed in our recent blog about food packaging and pollution, recycling is more complex than it immediately seems. Although often touted as a positive solution, there are many factors that make recycling unviable, complex or underused. We will explore the main challenges, processes and solutions in this blog. Bear with us for some in-depth […]

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The Packaging Series: Innovation

In our recent blog on food packaging and pollution we explored the materials that form the majority of food packaging products and evaluated their pollutive impact on the planet. It became clear that this issue is complicated and far from the good/bad binary that is often used to simplify discussions around packaging’s impact. As awareness […]

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Shipping and Sustainability

Recent years have seen changes to the policies of many leading businesses in many sectors, not least those involved in global trade. As our understanding of the threat of climate change becomes greater there is a drive from consumers to make sustainable change. This has led many industry leaders in the food and beverage, packaging […]

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The Packaging Series: Food Packaging and Pollution

There is now a worldwide awareness of the challenges facing the environment if we continue living as we are, and an increasing demand for lasting, positive change. This has been felt strongly in the world of packaging, where brands are working on environmentally friendly solutions at rapid speed. As we move into the world of […]

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The VIVE Programme: First Fully Sustainable Sugar Trade

2020 has shown us the vulnerability of many of the systems we rely on for basic human needs, including food and beverages. Alongside the clear damage that climate change threatens in years to come, it is now apparent that innovation and change needs to take place in many of our long-held processes. Therefore, it is […]

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VIVE 2.0: Continuously Improving Sustainability

The VIVE Programme was first created in 2015 as part of Czarnikow’s initiative to incorporate sustainability into supply chains and become industry leaders in creating a more sustainable future. With the increasing amount of focus placed on environmental protection in recent years, particularly on the fight against climate change, sustainability has become an extremely pertinent […]

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The VIVE Sustainability Programme

How did VIVE come about? In recent years sustainability has becomes a global priority, not only within the commodities sector but in wider private and public spheres. In fact, it gets mentioned so often that the meaning of sustainability can become blurred. At Czarnikow, we take it to mean acting in a way that meets […]

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