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OLVEA - 2018 Shea campaign report

2018 Shea campaign report

For more than 10 years, OLVEA has been developing a Shea supply chain in Burkina Faso; it has recently been fair-trade certified according to Ecocert‘s Fair for Life standard. Every year, in order to produce its butter, OLVEA Burkina Faso buys Shea kernels directly from farmers’ organizations and women producers.

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News - Literacy campaign

World literacy day

From 2013 to 2018, OLVEA’s Philanthropic Fund has financed 4 literacy campaigns in Burkina Faso, enabling 563 people to learn how to read, write and count.

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Journée mondiale des abeilles

20.05.2019 : World bee day

Today, Monday, May 20th, is World bee day! From 2016 to 2018, OLVEA set up several public/private partnerships and engaged human and financial resources in order to develop a beeswax supply chain in West Africa.

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OLVEA - Earth hour

22.04.2019: Earth Day

Today is #EarthDay, an annual event celebrated worldwide in order to support environmental protection. OLVEA Vegetable Oils has been committed for years to sustainable development and the reduction of the environmental impact of its production.

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OLVEA joins forces with IQI to become stronger together

OLVEA joins forces with IQI to become stronger together

OLVEA and IQI announced a new agreement that will see the two companies working together to improve the quality of both their businesses. As a global supplier of premium pet food ingredients, IQI is a household name in the pet food industry, whereas OLVEA is world-renowned for sourcing and refining of natural oils.

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In-Cosmetics 2019

In-Cosmetics 2019 – Paris

For the twelfth consecutive year, OLVEA was present at In-Cosmetics Global, the largest international trade fair dedicated to the cosmetics industry. Thank you to everyone who came to meet our teams!

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Literacy campaign in Burkina Faso

OLVEA’s Philanthropic Fund ran a new literacy campaign in Burkina Faso last February, enabling 85 persons to learn to read, write and count. More than 500 people have benefited from these campaigns since their launch in 2013!

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OLVEA - News - Purchase campaign of Shea Kernels in Burkina Faso

Purchase campaign of Shea Kernels in Burkina Faso

The purchase campaign of Shea kernels has started in Burkina Faso!OLVEA Burkina Faso buys its Organic & Fair-Trade Shea kernels directly from producers’ organizations, which commercialization, embodied by Collaboration Protocols, includes a fair and transparent remuneration for thousands of women producers in Burkina Faso.

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Manifesto “Osons Demain”

By becoming signatory of the manifesto Osons Demain, OLVEA has once again made a commitment in favour of the environment and of the biodiversity. This manifesto, signed by numerous business managers, was created following the alert raised by 15.000 scientists about the climatic disorder.

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Ecovadis 2018 – Silver Rating

EcoVadis in an online platform allowing access to the classification of the corporate CSR performance. This year again, OLVEA has improved its score, especialy on its environmental impact. With a score of 61/100, our “Silver” lever now places us in the top 30% of companies with CSR Ratings.

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Come and meet us at the BIOFACH fair

Come and meet us at the BIOFACH fair in Nuremberg (Germany), where we will be present on February 15th and 16th, 2017. We will be delighted to meet you there, and to exchange with you about our new organic and sustainable sesame seed oil as well as our other products

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New arrival at OLVEA: the corporate boat

A J70 sailboat is at the disposal of the OLVEA Group’s collaborators in order to give them the opportunity to learn and get better at sailing. The main goal of this boat is to share a friendly and unifying activity outside the workplace while discovering joys of sailing, and even regattas for the most conversant.

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OLVEA Burkina Faso - Usine verte au Burkina Faso

Inauguration of OLVEA Burkina Faso’s new plant

In order to better meet the growing demands of the international cosmetics market, OLVEA Burkina Faso has built a new factory in Bobo Dioulasso.This new agro-industrial processing unit was inaugurated Tuesday, April 19, 2016,  in the presence of Stéphane Sanou, Minister of Trade, Industry and Handicrafts, representing the President of Burkina Faso, as well as ambassadors from France, Denmark and the European Union, and technical and financial partners of OLVEA.

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