Due to the fast and continuous demographic growth – the current population is expected to expand by an additional 2 billion people by 2050 – and the fact that there are no longer many opportunities available to increase the existing agricultural area or productivity, it is necessary to look for innovative solutions to respond to the world´s rising food demand.
Arauco, a global leader in forestry products with operations across the Americas, owns more than 200,000 hectares of native forest in Chile, which are not currently used for company business.
Where industrial areas are located and how they function can have a significant impact on the environment and the development of local communities
Kangnai Group Co., Ltd., a pioneer in the shoe-manufacturing industry, was supported by the GIZ in developing a company-level CSR policy.
Delixi Group Co., Ltd, a leading Chinese manufacturer of electrical appliances and power distribution equipment, was supported by the GIZ to develop and adopt a series of effective measures and approaches to improve its CSR performance.
On 20 December 2010, CHINCA officially released the Guide on Social Responsibility for Chinese International Contractors on their Sixth Members’ Assembly in Beijing. Founded in 1988, the China International Contractors Association (CHINCA) is a Chinese trade association with more than 1,400 member companies, of which 800 are engaged in international project contracting and investment.
The EMM Network has partnered with econsense to tackle sustainability in German-Chinese supply chains, especially in the context of sustainable stakeholder relations.
Gerdau S.A., the leader in the segment of long steel in the Americas, and the GIZ joined forces to strengthen the organization and management of informal sector actors in the steel value chain in selected Latin American countries.