Social and fair – across the entire supply chain
No matter if as partner for small-scale farmers in the poorest areas of the world or for the regional organic initiatives in our home region – Honest and fair cooperations with organic producers have always been integral part of our philosophy from day one.
In global sourcing, we commit to the cimplicané with highest social and ethical trading standards across the whole supply chain. With our suppliers´ code of conduct and numerous existing certifcations of practically all our suppliers, the compliance with social standards and ecologically correct working protocols is assured. Guaranteed and traceable origin instead of anonymous commodities – this has always been central element in our philosophy and daily work.
We are fairtrade certified
our registration number FLO ID 22875
Regular audits by accredited certification bodies confirm that Ziegler Organic and our entire supply chain fulfils standards of good social practice .
We are registered at SEDEX as member code ZS 3640802.
We can send certificates of our suppliers which confirm the conformity woth the BSCI social code of conduct by various certification standards ( IMO fair for life, Naturland, etc.)
Long-term partnership with guaranteed purchasing commitment for the farmers
We guarantee our farming partners the purchasing of their crops by long-term agreements. This generates security in farming and income planing. Moreover, we provide agricultural consutling by our onfield agronomists as expert in organic farming practice where needed. We trust their competences and assist by microcrediting in sensitive moments like sowing and harvesting times to lower the financial burdens of our famrers. We guarantee for our partners
- long-term supplying contract sand guaranteed purchasing at agreed terms
- prefinancing support and microcrediting for farmers´ families
- long-term project work with good development perspectives