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Tropical Fruit Questions

In this section, you will find the list of 'Tropical Fruit' questions. The questions are categorized into three areas: Climate Change, Environmental Policy and Fair Trade / Labour Conditions. Clicking on a question heading will provide you with more background information, guidelines and possible justification for the question.

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Questions about Climate Change

Tropical Fruit Climate Change Question 1:
Is there a policy for the brand (company) to minimize, reduce or compensate carbon emissions?

Tropical Fruit Climate Change Question 2:
Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual carbon footprint of its 'own operations'?

Tropical Fruit Climate Change Question 3:
Has the brand (company) already reduced or compensated the carbon footprint of its ‘own operations’ by at least 10% in the last 5 years?

Tropical Fruit Climate Change Question 4:
Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce the carbon footprint of its 'own operations' by at least 20% within the next 5 years?

Tropical Fruit Climate Change Question 5:
Does the brand (company) also have a policy to reduce/compensate carbon emissions generated from the supply/production chain?

Questions about Environmental Policy

Tropical Fruit Environmental Policy Question 1:
Does the brand purchase its tropical fruit from environmentally certified sources that include standards on eg water usage during processing, banning or reducing of chemicals and pesticides, preserving biodiversity and stopping deforestation?

Tropical Fruit Environmental Policy Question 2:
Does the brand purchase at least 25% of its tropical fruit from environmentally certified sources that include standards on eg water usage during processing, banning or reduce chemicals and pesticides, preserving biodiversity and stopping deforestation?

Tropical Fruit Environmental Policy Question 3:
Does the brand purchase at least 50% of its tropical fruit from environmentally certified sources that include standards on eg water usage during processing, banning or reduce chemicals and pesticides, preserving biodiversity and stopping deforestation?

Tropical Fruit Environmental Policy Question 4:
Does the brand purchase 100% of its tropical fruit from environmentally certified sources that include standards on eg water usage during processing, banning or reduce chemicals and pesticides, preserving biodiversity and stopping deforestation?

Tropical Fruit Environmental Policy Question 5:
Does the brand have clear objectives to reduce the weight, or increase the sustainability of its consumer packaging and does the brand annually report on these results?

Questions about Labour Conditions / Fair Trade

Tropical Fruit Labour Conditions / Fair Trade Question 1:
Does the brand (company) purchase its tropical fruit from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labour, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the tropical fruit?

Tropical Fruit Labour Conditions / Fair Trade Question 2:
Does the brand (company) purchase at least 25% of its tropical fruit from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labour, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the tropical fruit?

Tropical Fruit Labour Conditions / Fair Trade Question 3:
Does the brand (company) purchase at least 50% of its tropical fruit from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labour, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the tropical fruit?

Tropical Fruit Labour Conditions / Fair Trade Question 4:
Does the brand (company) purchase at least 75% of its tropical fruit from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labour, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the tropical fruit?

Tropical Fruit Labour Conditions / Fair Trade Question 5:
Does the brand (company) purchase 100% of its tropical fruit from sources (plantations) that are certified to e.g. have no child labor and no forced labour, and provide a better living standard for the farmers and workers who produce the tropical fruit?

Tropical Fruit Labour Conditions / Fair Trade Question 6:
Does the brand (company) have a published list of tropical fruit suppliers, that have collectively contributed to more than 90% of the purchase volume?