Supply chain control



Multi-criteria supply chain mapping including:

Identification of main global stakes

  • Market trends, main producing countries, economical stakes, quality stakes, main federations, process map, tiers map


Socio-environmental impacts

  • Main social and environmental impacts and risks at each processing step, main aspects of organic certifications, potential environmental externalities threatening the supply chain

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RESEARCH REPORTS for specific ingredients supply chains worldwide

  • Leveraging Pur Projet’s field knowledge
  • Leveraging Pur Projet’s international network of experts
  • Multiple research reports completed for food, cosmetics companies for textile, mineral, aromatic ingredients 



  • Collective definition of criteria and evaluation process
  • Creation of assessment grid/tools for simple reporting


supplier SITE AUDITS

  • Extensive research on given supply chain actors and region
  • Phone interviews with suppliers, farmers organizations, and relevant stakeholders
  • Review of documentation and cross check communicated data
  • Assessment of the supplier according to the applied assessment methodology


AUDIT Framework

  • Definition of suppliers' audit framework and methodology
  • Best-in-class tool covering all stakes of sustainability



  • Identification of non-compliance
  • Need for improvement
  • Monitor progress


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BEST-PRACTICE purchasing



Internal "premiums" to support best agriculture practices


Agroforestry and ecosystems balance: development of community agroforestry projects, balancing agriculture production and ecosystems preservation, for better product quality, and resilience of the productive ecosystem. Community-led projects with full empowerment of farmers and communities, multiple benefits for the production, the ecosystem, families and society.

Carbon neutrality: assess the carbon footprint of each product or activity, from farm to fork, neutralize this carbon footprint through agroforestry / reforestation projects developed within the supply chains of the given product (insetting).

Fairtrade certification according to FLO standard (minimum purchasing price, fairtrade premium on commodity price, collective projects), additional proprietary tools to measure “fairness” beyond certification (FTA200, etc.)

Organic: Organic certification (premium on commodity price paid for organic practices), additional assessments beyond organic standard to assess sustainability of agricultural practices (GAP, permaculture, agroforestry practices, etc.)


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Audit framework

  • Definition of suppliers' audit framework and methodology
  • Best-in-class tool covering all stakes of sustainability


Field audits of suppliers

  • Identification of non-conformities
  • Need for improvement
  • Monitor progress