A thriving year: Celebrating our achievements in 2021 2021 was a thriving and a very successful year for Anteja. As we look back, we’re proud of the incredible growth of our company despite the pandemic. We’re fortunate to be considered for the Oracle’s Gaia Award for Innovation in Sustainability and honoured to participate in several World Bank Group consultancy [...]
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Key principles to communicate your product sustainability information Buying sustainable products matters now more than ever, but when choosing them we often deal with difficult decisions. Should I buy a sustainable product that was imported from the other side of the world? Was this chocolate really produced with no child labour as the label claims? [...]
Anteja’s digital transformation and outlook for 2022 The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of accelerating digital transformation. Many companies have recurred to digitalisation not only to ensure a better resilience but also to develop new forms of working practices (work from home). Besides, digitalisation contributes to a more sustainable economic recovery in the post-pandemic [...]
Value chain sustainability reporting frameworks Companies are under pressure to embrace value chain transparency. The upcoming European Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSDR), Due Diligence Directive and the consumer demand put a new perspective on this topic. It is no longer the question of how to optimise and make value chains more resilient but how to [...]
Anteja supported the formation of 2 new Ugandan clusters After having successfully set up the Moringa Cluster Uganda together with VDI/VDE-IT in June 2021, Anteja, VDI/VDE-IT and ProFound supported the establishment of two new Ugandan clusters: Fruit Juice Cluster Uganda and Natural Cosmetics Cluster Uganda. The initiative was led by the Uganda Small Scale Industries Association (USSIA), funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and [...]
Africa can become a global player in food value chains with the use of technology A conversation with Mateja Dermastia on African agriculture East Africa is one of the most underestimated sources of healthy food and ingredients, says Mateja Dermastia, who works to bring more transparency in African agricultural value chains. Namely, the huge potential [...]
European companies will soon need to account for social and environmental risks in their GVCs Courtesy of AdobeStock photo Due diligence legislation, addressing corporate human rights and environmental impacts, and promoting responsible business behaviour, is on the rise in Europe. Apart from France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and Great Britain, Germany has also approved [...]
Resilience and sustainability of European bio-based value chains during pandemic The pandemic has had a big impact on our systems. Due to disrupted supply chains, producers have faced high competition for exporting goods and had to find inventive ways to transport goods. The effects of the crisis, however, differ per sector and company, having [...]
AI for sustainable value chains The pandemic has both reinforced and highlighted the underlying trends that preceded it. Not only did 45% of consumers claim that they want to purchase more sustainable products during this period, Accenture reports, they also intend to continue in this dynamic in the future (Keeble, 2020). Faced with the [...]