Barry Callebaut is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products. The company is committed to reporting transparently on its social and environmental performance.

In November 2015 Barry Callebaut published its Chocolate Sustainability Report. This report documents the company’s progress towards making its cocoa and chocolate value chain more sustainable, from cocoa farming to the sales of sustainable cocoa and chocolate products.

Some of the highlights include:

-The company sourced 159,000 tonnes of sustainable cocoa, up 21% compared to previous fiscal year. Of these, two-thirds were sourced from the company’s own programs on the ground

-70,500 farmers were trained in good agricultural practices, to allow them to improve yields, income, and livelihoods

-Sustainability premiums of CHF 20 million were handed out to farmers and farmer groups

Download the full report here.