Interventions: Agroforestry


The cocoa industry in Côte d’Ivoire faces huge challenges. Many cocoa trees are very old and yields are low. There is also increased spread of the cocoa swollen shoot virus (CSSV), meaning that some producers have little cocoa beans to harvest. Studies suggest that agroforestry systems can reduce the negative effects of CSSV…

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Shea butter, well-known as a moisturiser and softener, is an ingredient found in 1,200 health, beauty and cosmetic products from the L’Oréal Group. It ranks among the 10 botanic raw
materials most used by the Group. As part of its Solidarity Sourcing plan, the Group introduced a sustainable sourcing programme for shea butter …..

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Restoring agricultural ecosystems is key for Accor given the importance of its food and beverage activity. Plant For the Planet is a decade-old program now also offering authentic green experiences to our guests as well as sustainably grown local F&B products……

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The adverse impacts of climate change can already be seen in the regions where we source coffee, driving a real need for increased resilience of local communities.

Planting native trees on coffee farms and in the surrounding landscapes delivers the benefits of regenerative agriculture …..

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