MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the release dated December 01, 2023:
Headline of release should read: GCP Recognizes 3E® by RGC as Coffee SR Code equivalent, 2nd Party Assurance (instead of: RGC Coffee Achieves Global Coffee Platform (GCP) Certification for Sustainability Initiatives)
First paragraph, first sentence of release should read: RGC Coffee, a leading player in the global coffee trade, proudly announces 3E® by RGC has been recognized by the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) as equivalent to the Coffee Sustainability Reference Code (Coffee SR Code), 2nd party assurance, demonstrating the drive for critical sector alignment needed for coffee sustainability.
The updated release reads:
GCP RECOGNIZES 3E® BY RGC AS COFFEE SR CODE EQUIVALENT, 2ND PARTY ASSURANCE
RGC Coffee, a leading player in the global coffee trade, proudly announces 3E® by RGC has been recognized by the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) as equivalent to the Coffee Sustainability Reference Code (Coffee SR Code), 2nd party assurance, demonstrating the drive for critical sector alignment needed for coffee sustainability. In a move signaling heightened commitment to sustainability, RGC Coffee joins six other esteemed sustainability schemes recognized by GCP.
Angela Pelaez, RGC Coffee's Director of Sustainability, expressed delight, stating, "This acknowledgment validates that 3E® by RGC aligns with global principles, empowering us to expand our impact. We're committed to transforming coffee supply chains into resource-positive systems, allowing families to thrive while reducing their carbon footprint and ensuring the long-term sustainability of our industry."
3E® by RGC recognition with the Global Coffee Platform signifies a pivotal step in fostering sector-wide alignment for coffee sustainability. As a participant in the GCP Collective Reporting on Sustainable Coffee Purchases, RGC Coffee reinforces its dedication to promoting sustainable practices in the coffee supply chain.
About RGC Coffee:
RGC Coffee is a family-owned, Montreal-based global coffee trading company with over 55 years of experience. Committed to sustainability, RGC Coffee strives to enhance the resilience and longevity of the global coffee sector through innovative and scalable business solutions.
About the Global Coffee Platform:
The Global Coffee Platform is a pre-competitive and inclusive multi-stakeholder platform that convenes coffee stakeholders to address systemic sustainability challenges in the coffee sector. The Coffee Sustainability Reference Code serves as a sector-wide reference for sustainability in coffee production and primary processing worldwide.