Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Lipwit Handelskontor GmbH4 stars

Place, CountryLandau, Germany

Contactwww.lipwit.com, info@lipwit.com

Certified Productsargan oil unroasted, argan oil roastedfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values44
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy82
4Respect of the Environment2616
5Local Development and Community Relations32
6Trading and Supply chain relations129
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2614
9Managing Certification and Performance1311
Total Score Performance Rating60
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThe topics protection of the environment and sustainability are important parts of the corporate policy and procurement strategy of LIPWIT. Therefore LIPWIT commits oneself to a continuous improvement of the working and environmental conditions.
Around 14 mio litres argan oil are produced per year, exclusively in Morocco. More than 80 % of the total argan oil production is from small farmers and women cooperatives. It is important to avoid child labour. A further challenge is the decreasing tree population due to tree cutting resulting in an enlargement of the desert.
The aim of LIPWIT is to improve the living conditions of the families participating in the argan oil production, as well as measures to maintain the argan tree and to support the cultivation of further argan trees.
Sustainable economic activities along the value chain mean for LIPWIT:
• Guarantee of social minimum standards for farmers in the cultivation areas in the context of internationally accepted sustainable standards such as Fair Trade.
• Long-term support to a social and environmental argan oil production.
• Fulfillment of the needs of their customers: Guarantee of the availability of sustainable, Fair Trade produced argain oil.
• Use of sustainable argain oil as a component of high-quality products. The only Fair Trade product with which they trade is argan oil. They purchase it only via ArganOleo in Straubing.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage65 %

Date of Certification
Last Update11.09.2018

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