(Brussels, 18 November 2019) The European Supply Chain Initiative (SCI), which was officially launched in 2013 to promote fair business practices in the food supply chain as a basis for commercial dealings, winds down its activities at the end of 2019. The Principles of Good Practice, which were widely endorsed along the food supply chain and the European Commission, remain an important standard for all sectors. National dialogue platforms and registered companies remain free to continue to apply and promote the Principles of good practice on a voluntary basis.
(26.6.2018) Mary Barnard, President, Chocolate Europe, at Mondelēz International was elected President of CAOBISCO for a two-year term at the Association’s recent General Assembly in Otranto, Italy, succeeding Alessandro Cagli, Director of the Ferrero Group EU Public Affairs Office (Brussels). Cagli becomes Vice President.
(Brussels, 23 November 2017) The Agri-Food Chain Coalition (AFCC) seizes the opportunity of its event - ‘Innovation is good news – opening eyes to resource efficiency in the European agri-food chain’ in Brussels to highlight the importance of innovation in the agri-food sector. Innovation helps improve food security, drives resource efficiency and encourages sustainable agriculture.
(Brussels, 8 November 2017) The Governance Group of the Supply Chain Initiative (SCI) is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Hutchings as its Independent Chair. This is a decisive step in strengthening the governance and impartiality of the Initiative, following up on a commitment made at the High-Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain last year. Mr Hutchings will bring enhanced impartiality and a keen eye to the work of the Initiative. He will help strengthen the dispute resolution mechanism, to make it work even better for all players in the supply chain.