The German Parliament passed the Act on Corporate Due Diligence to Prevent Human Rights Violations in Supply Chains in July 2021. It applies to companies of a certain size regardless of their legal form.
Since the beginning of June 2021, corsus has been an active member of the Hamburg Environmental Partnership.
cosus conducts a study that investigate the status of compliance with human rights due diligence as well as drivers, approaches and challenges in and for companies.
Dr. Ulrike Eberle from corsus explains in an interview what is important in the transformation to environmentally conscious online retail.
The Aid by Trade Foundation, standard setter of the „Cotton made in Africa (CmiA)” sustainability standard, regularly has the impact of the standard reviewed. The aim of the standard is to “help small farmers in Africa to help themselves by trading instead of donating, to improve their living and working conditions and to protect our environment”.
The environmental impact of African cotton is assessed by means of a life cycle assessment in accordance with the international standard for product life cycle assessments (ISO 14040/44). The next life cycle assessment has now been published in 2021. According to ISO 14040/44, comparative LCAs intended for communication with external parties must be critically reviewed. The critical review for this LCA was carried out by a panel, Dr. Ulrike Eberle from corsus was chair of the critical review panel.
On April 19, the Bremen’s municipal cleaning service starts the process to become a common good company with a kick-off workshop.
FRoSTA has won the German Sustainability Award for the third time – this time the special prize Packaging for a pure paper packaging for frozen food.
The conference proceedings of the 12th International Food LCA Conference are available online. The conference, which this year had the motto “Towards sustainable agri-food systems”, took place virtually for the first time due to the corona pandemic.
The Federal Award “Too good for the ton” of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture honours initiatives and projects against food waste and for more appreciation. Dr. Ulrike Eberle has now been appointed to the expert advisory board of the Federal Award.
With more than 300 participants from all over the world, the online presence of the 12th International Food LCA Conference ended yesterday with the closing event. Due to the Corona pandemic, the conference, which this year had the motto “Towards sustainable agri-food systems”, took place virtually for the first time.