OLVEA publishes OLVEAct Now, its first corporate social responsibility performance report. The OLVEAct Now report lists all of the Group’s CSR actions, initiatives and commitments, linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations, of which OLVEA has been a Global Compact signatory since 2015.
Thanks to the Development Funds of our fair trade supply chains (FFL-certified), many community projects can emerge in the regions where we are located.
OLVEA’s Philanthropic Fund financed a new literacy campaign in Burkina Faso, in the Dissihn region, from March to July 2020. Since 2013, thanks to OLVEA’s Philanthropic Fund, more than 800 people have been able to benefit from these campaigns and thus, to learn to read, write and count.
OLVEA’s Philanthropic Fund offered a “Hissons les voiles” (“Hoist the sails”) day, on board of the old rigging “MilPat”, on Tuesday 29th September, to a dozen people from the AHAPS.
We are pleased to announce that OLVEA Fish Oils has renewed its Friend of the Sea certification! This certification attests that OLVEA’s fish oils come from responsibly and sustainably-managed fisheries, thus guaranteing the quality and traceability of our products.
Marc Daudruy, former managing director of the OLVEA Group, passed away at the age of 78. He joined the family business in the 1970s and expanded its activities to include vegetable oils, allowing it to grow strongly.
With the support of the OLVEA Group, its Philanthropic Fund financed the creation and implementation of marine debris containers, installed on Fécamp’s dike. These containers were inaugurated during the World Clean Up Day.
OLVEA is daily committed to implement sustainable development within its supply chains not only by respecting local resources, but also by adding real social and economic values to local communities.
The Sesame seeds have been sown in July and August in Burkina Faso, during the rainy season. The crops are now in full production and will be ready for harvest in October.
In 2019, the development funds related to the fair-trade supply chains of TrueShea™ (Shea butter) and Sesame oil and Avocado oil were able to finance many environmental and social projects.