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regenagri have awarded regenagri certified status to the beef in the GROUND burger kit from the Ethical Butcher.
An adjustment to the FSC Chain of Custody certification was approved by the FSC Board of Directors on 14th January 2021. FSC-COC-40-004 V3-1 will be the new standard and will be effective from 1st September 2021. Each certificate holder must comply to this new version within the transition period, which starts at the 1st September 2021 and runs until 31st December 2022.
The Belgian mineral water bottling plant Chaudfontaine has obtained the platinum certificate for sustainable water management from the worldwide Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS).
The certificate for sustainable water management is something that can be achieved worldwide.
Achmed Boumrah, director of the mineral water bottling plant in Chaudfontaine, said: “Protecting our resources and actively collaborating with stakeholders on water management are top priorities. We are therefore very proud that our efforts and the 590 measures we have taken in recent years are now also officially recognized,”.