Consumer Goods Manufacturers
13 June 2011
Pursuit For Betterment
Towards 100% CSPO
Dr August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG
Dr Oetker is a family owned food business and is regarded as one of the leading companies in the German food industry. Its head office being in Bielefeld, Dr Oetker production and distribution companies operate in more than 40 countries, selling 350 products in Germany and over 1000 products worldwide. Dr Oetker's mission is to create high quality food and consumer-friendly products for cooking and baking - commensurate with our belief that Quality is the best recipe. The success of Dr Oetker is founded on products that confirm to local tastes as well as product lines with worldwide appeal, e.g. baking mixes, dessert mixes and frozen pizza. More than 9500 employees worldwide are employed by Dr Oetker, generating a turnover of almost 2 Billion Euro in 2010. For further reference with regard to corporate sustainability see our brochure ""Company and Responsibility"", published in http://bit.ly//h9Vxy9
Supply Chain Certification
|29 Nov 2012
||28 Nov 2017
||5 Facilities: Dr. Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG: Lutterstrasse 14, 33617 Bielefeld, Germany; Dr. Oetker - Werk Oerlinghausen, Webereistrasse 6, 33813, Oerlinghausen, Germany; Dr. Oetker-Tiefkuehlprodukte KG Wittlich, Werkstrasse 5, 54516 Wittlich, Germany; Dr. Oetker-Tiefkuehlprodukte GmbH Wittenburg, Suedring 1, 19243 Wittenburg, Germany; Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG Geschaeftsbereich Food-Service, Moerscher Strasse 21, 76275 Ettling
Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability
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How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
Dr Oetker will respect the RSPO principles and takes responsibility in supporting the use of sustainable palm oil. Respective measures will be communicated to the public, as it has been done recently in our brochure ""Company and responsibility"" for 2010 and internally, e.g. by means of our internal employee magazine.
Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
Dr Oetker is open to suggestions and discussions concerning sustainable palm oil. The consumer opinion is regarded as valuable source of suggestions.
Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
Dr Oetker intends to be certified to the criteria of ""RSPO Supply Chain Certification System"". Furthermore, our aim is to use segregated palm oil from 2015 onwards.
Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
Social, economic and ecological responsibility are basic values for our daily business and part of our corporate identity. As a consumer good manufacturer, we specifically strive to ensure environment protection throughout the whole product life cycle, including the responsible use of resources. By joining the RSPO, Dr Oetker hopes to engage in an exchange of information with other stakeholders in order to bring forward the subject of sustainable palm oil.
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