Retailers in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain find growing consumer demand for sustainably sourced products. Many work in partnership with their suppliers, both inside and outside the European Union, to introduce environmental and social standards, according to an ITC company survey in the five EU countries. The report provides 12 recommendations for policymakers, retailers and suppliers to improve their understanding and share of this growing market.
A new guide from the International Trade Centre (ITC) provides project managers with tools to assess environmental considerations in project planning and implementation, in order to mitigate risks, enhance resilience and seize opportunities to expand
Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) is a partnership-based programme which helps businesses, regardless of their position in the value chain, chart their path to more sustainable trade by better understanding the sustainability initiatives landscape and to connect with business partners.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Trade Centre (ITC)
The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information offer value chain and public sector professionals clear guidance on making effective, trustworthy claims to consumers, on product-related sustainability information.