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SCAA Sustainability Council – Sustainable Coffee Certifications

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The Common Code for the Coffee Community (4C) was created through a participatory, extensive, transparent and balanced consultation with coffee stakeholders worldwide, and is operationalized by 4C Services. The 4C certification aims to gradually raise the social, economic and environmental conditions of coffee production and processing worldwide.

Efico is founding member of the former 4C Association and took part in its Technical Committee on Climate Change.   

EU/European Commission

This standard focuses on the production and processing of agricultural products that provide assurance of adherence to organic standards. Organic products come from farmers that do not use chemical products or pesticides. Recognized audit organizations control compliance with the organic standards. Those are different per country.





Fairtrade Labelling
Organizations International

FLO is a group of 24 organizations working to secure a better deal for producers.

The Fairtrade label enables consumers to recognize products that are manufactured under good conditions. It ensures that producers in the South receive a minimum price for their products, allowing them to work in a sustainable way. -


Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensures sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. The audit process contains social and environmental criteria, led by Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN).


UTZ means “good” in a Maya language. UTZ CERTIFIED  is a worldwide certification program that sets the standard for responsible coffee production and sourcing. The UTZ CERTIFIED program provides the assurance of responsible coffee production, sourcing and traceability of the final product, described in the UTZ Code of Conduct.

Efico Foundation

Supports sustainable projects which improve the lives and the environment of communities in coffee producing countries.