Last week, Christophe Godard joined the Global Compact France‘s General Meeting. OLVEA has been a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact since 2015; it is the largest global initiative on social responsibility.
In order to maintain the highest standards regarding the quality, traceability and consistency of its raw materials, OLVEA has set up supply chains in Morocco, for Argan oil and Burkina Faso, for Shea butter and Sesame oil.
OLVEA is committed in promoting sustainable development, not only environmentally, but also by adding real social and economic values to the actors of our eco-responsible production supply chains.
“We are continually investing for the quality of our oils, the respect of our customers and our commitment to sustainable development. While maintaining our family identity, we aim at developing our people and creating a safe environment for our people and the planet.”
Arnauld Daudruy, OLVEA’s President
“We are committed to further implement sustainable development not only by respecting local resources, but also by adding real social and economic values to local communities. The fact that we transform the raw material locally allows us to leave the added value in the native country of the raw material and thus, to participate in the development of those countries.”
Caroline Mayaud-Daudruy, OLVEA’s Managing Director
2018 Shea campaign report For more than 10 years, OLVEA has been developing a Shea supply chain in Burkina Faso; it has recently been fair-trade certified according to Ecocert’s Fair for Life standard. Every year, in order to produce its butter, OLVEA Burkina Faso buys Shea kernels directly from farmers’ organizations and women producers. In…
OLVEA has been working for more than 10 years for the development of sustainable value chains, and is an historic partner of L’Oreal’s Solidarity Sourcing program with its Shea butter supply chains produced in Burkina Faso.
OLVEA is located since 2008 in Burkina Faso, where we have developed sustainable supply chains for Shea butter and Sesame oil. Over the years, OLVEA has built strong and long-term relationships with farmers’ organizations, and works for the development and empowerment of producers in general, and women Shea producers in particular.
20.05.2019 : World bee day Today, Monday, May 20th, is World bee day! From 2016 to 2018, OLVEA set up several public/private partnerships and engaged human and financial resources in order to develop a beeswax supply chain in West Africa. In 2 years, we have been able to: • Set up more than 8.500 hives…
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