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Why not join the likes of Alpro and ADM and other industry heavyweights and become a ProTerra member 

The ProTerra certification expands ADM’s supply chain capabilities both inside and outside of the EU region. We are pleased to be able to offer customers ProTerra-certified products, and we look forward to working with ProTerra as we continue to work to meet our sustainability goals.
Albrecht Baetge, ADM sustainability manager, Europe.

 

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ProTerra offers two levels of membership

1 Full Membership

Full membership of ProTerra is designed for companies active in agricultural production, processing, trade and distribution who wish to improve sustainability and traceability within their business. They share a common vision with ProTerra; that sustainable production and responsible sourcing is key to preserve biodiversity and valuable habitats to future generations and to improve food security worldwide, whilst assuring a long-term profitable business.

2 Associate Membership

Associate Membership of ProTerra is designed for business associations, certification bodies, consumer and environment organisations, financial institutions and other organisations and individuals sharing the common vision of ProTerra; that sustainable production and responsible sourcing are key to preserve biodiversity and valuable habitats to future generations and to improve food security worldwide. They contribute by raising awareness, lobbying for a positive legal framework and informing consumers.

 

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Drivers for becoming a ProTerra member includes:

  • Reputation and brand image (enhancement of brand image and reputation, sometimes the biggest asset of a company);
  • Investor expectations – huge media attention informing consumers about these issues (avoid negative exposure);
  • Legislative requirements, management of risk and liability, opportunities for environmental efficiencies & cost reduction;
  • Robust manner to defining climate change contribution and strategy – ongoing trends of increasing awareness of sustainability issues for sourcing raw materials .
  • “Responsible business can be profitable business”.

 

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ProTerra Membership can give your business a number of benefits including:

  • Improved profile – Show commitment to the ProTerra Vision by using the ProTerra logo in corporate communications; websites, annual reports and promotional  material
  • Industry recognition – ProTerra regularly reports success stories on the ProTerra website, in newsletters, seminars and conferences and your story can be included
  • Discounted fees to ProTerra’s worldwide Events and Training
  • Participation – Be closely involved in the continuous improvements of the ProTerra Standard and ProTerra’s services
  • Affiliation – Options to partner with ProTerra at industry conferences, fairs and events
  • Awareness – Receive up-to-date news and information about latest developments in the sector
  • Industry confidence – Use the ProTerra seal on products to demonstrate compliance with sustainability and non-GMO claims (based on separate contract)
  • Support – ProTerra helps with internal and external sustainability reports by providing verified statistics*

*services available to full members

 

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WE ARE INTERESTED IN YOUR QUESTIONS

Augusto Freire
Chairman

Email: augusto.freire@proterrafoundation.org
Cel: +55 51 9117-8541
Tel: +31 30 3200228
Skype: augustocmfreire

Graham Mitchell
Executive Director

Tel: +1-781-312-7812
Skype: mitchell.graham

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