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.
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…
Development of an Olive oil supply chain in Morocco
6 June 2019
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.
Today is #WorldEnvironmentDay! OLVEA is daily committed to sustainable development through its value chains, its CSR policy as well as its different certifications and memberships (UN Global Compact, EcoVadis, For Life and Fair for Life…).
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…
EcoVadis in an online platform allowing access to the classification of the corporate CSR performance. This year again, OLVEA has improved its score, especialy on its environmental impact. With a score of 61/100, our “Silver” lever now places us in the top 30% of companies with CSR Ratings.
In-Cosmetics 2018 – Amsterdam For the eleventh consecutive year, OLVEA was present at the In-Cosmetics Global, the biggest international fair dedicated to the cosmetics industry. Thanks to all those who came to meet our teams and see you next year in Paris!
By becoming signatory of the manifesto Osons Demain, OLVEA has once again made a commitment in favour of the environment and of the biodiversity. This manifesto, signed by numerous business managers, was created following the alert raised by 15.000 scientists about the climatic disorder.
OLVEA Burkina Faso became a UEBT member in march 2013, and commits to the principles of Ethical BioTrade: ensuring that sourcing practices promote the conservation of biodiversity, respect traditional knowledge and assure the equitable sharing of benefits all along the supply chain.
OLVEA has been working for women’s empowerment for years whether it be in france or africa, and especially in OLVEA’s sustainable Shea supply chain in Burkina Faso. We are working with more than 21.000 women producers of Shea nuts, which provides them with an additional source of income, some economic independance and sustainable livelihoods.
Responsible & Fair-Trade certification by Ecocert Following it subsidiary OLVEA Burkina Faso, OLVEA Vegetable Oils is now approved as Responsible by Ecocert according to the ESR standards (Fairness, Solidarity, Responsibility), with the Excellence level, highest attainable level. OLVEA now offers an organic and Fair-Trade Shea butter certified by Ecocert.
Inauguration of OLVEA Burkina Faso’s new plant In order to better meet the growing demands of the international cosmetics market, OLVEA Burkina Faso has built a new factory in Bobo Dioulasso. This new agro-industrial processing unit was inaugurated Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in the presence of Stéphane Sanou, Minister of Trade, Industry and Handicrafts, representing…
NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2016 OLVEA Vegetable Oils sera présent à l’édition 2016 du NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, qui a lieu les 10 et 11 mai à Edison, New Jersey. Avec plus de 500 exposants, cet événement est le principal salon de matières premières pour l’industrie cosmétique en Amérique du Nord. A cette occasion, OLVEA Vegetable Oils…
In-Cosmetics 2016 As every year, OLVEA Vegetable Oils will be exhibiting at the In-Cosmetics, which will take place in Paris from 12 to 14 April 2016. On this occasion, OLVEA Vegetable Oils will present a new sustainable supply chain, a new production site in Burkina Faso, its Shea esters and, of course, its wide range…
OLVEA Vegetable Oils’ corporate movie Discover the new corporate movie of OLVEA Vegetable Oils to see our teams, our sustainable supply chains in Africa, our quality management, our sustainable committment and so much more. In this movie, you’ll learn about who we are, what we do and how we can help you!
OLVEA Morocco’s video: Argan oil sustainable supply chain OLVEA Morocco, production unit of OLVEA Vegetable Oils, is the leading Moroccan manufacturer of Argan oil. Argan oil is a natural elixir with exceptional cosmetic properties, and whose production steps are based on an ancestral Berber tradition. You can now watch and enjoy our Argan oil sustainable…
OLVEA Vegetable Oils has achieved the Silver level of CSR performance (Corporate Social Responsibility) following its evaluation on the Ecovadis platform, thus ranking among the 30% of the top-rated companies.
A J70 sailboat is at the disposal of the OLVEA Group’s collaborators in order to give them the opportunity to learn and get better at sailing. The main goal of this boat is to share a friendly and unifying activity outside the workplace while discovering joys of sailing, and even regattas for the most conversant.