Sustainability glossary

Aquaculture Stewardship Council

Business Social Compliance Initiative

Fairtrade certified
Label for products that are made with the aim of improving the working and living conditions for growers and employees in developing countries through certified fair trade practices. The label certifies that the product meets the criteria of the Fairtrade International organization.

Global Food Safety Initiative

Global Compact
UN initiative to encourage companies to support human rights, labor and the environment.

Reporting framework for sustainability

Marine Stewardship Council

Residual mix
Residual mix is the electricity mix a company may be supplied with if it does not make any active choice of the source of the electricity. Consists of a mix of fossil-based, renewable and nuclear powered electricity that remains after factoring out the electricity generated and supplied to customers that have made an active choice of the source of the electricity.

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Round Table on Responsible Soy

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Industry related glossary

Financial definitions and glossary