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September 29, 2021

​16:00-17:55 ICT, Bangkok

The first event to be held following the November 2020 launch of the Sustainable Coconut Charter, signatories and stakeholders across the coconut value chain reconvene to continue developing a common, consistent approach to deliver impact at scale, share best practices for sustainable coconut production, including remote sensing to measure deforestation, and review a proposed governance structure. 

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November 16, 2020

​16:00-17:45 GMT +7

As follow-up to our years-long support of the Sustainable Coconut and Coconut Oil Roundtable, USAID Green Invest Asia, Barry Callebaut and Grow Asia convene this virtual signing event to launch the Sustainable Coconut Charter.

 

The event was featured the charter’s founding signatories plus panel discussions on potential impacts of coconut production on deforestation and biodiversity conservation, as well as Public- Private Partnerships, a pre-competitive collaboration among seven multinational corporations and GIZ to drive coconut sustainability in the region through the charter. 

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June 25th 2020, Webinar

2nd

Sustainable Coconut and Coconut Oil Roundtable

Over one year after an inaugural sustainable coconut roundtable was held in Malaysia, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and global cacao corporate, Barry Callebaut, reconvened coconut  buyers via webinar on June 30 to continue efforts to prevent a global coconut shortfall through a sustainable sourcing charter.

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November 7, 2019, Bangkok, Thailand

Best practices call for continuous collaboration and public-private partnership. In between annual meetings, these gatherings review case studies for sustainable coconut oil, investors provide updates about sustainable coconut finance initiatives., and industry stakeholders network and update the Sustainable Coconut Charter, a dynamic and evolving commitment.  

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March 7, 2019 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1st

Sustainable Coconut and Coconut Oil Roundtable

1st Meeting of it's kind, The 1st Sustainable Coconut and Coconut Oil Roundtable, co-organized by Barry Callebaut and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Green Invest Asia, brought together over 80 buyers, processors and other actors actively involved in coconut supply chains to collaboratively find solutions and share investment approaches in establishing cost-effective sustainable coconut and coconut oil value chains