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Come Join SISC in person at the IFPA Show in Anaheim, October 19-21

We have two in person meetings - come join us!

1. Tracking and Measuring Sustainability - Roundtable discussion

Date: Friday Oct 20th, 2023

Time: 2:00 – 2:45 pm

Location: IFPA Global Produce and Floral Show, Anaheim, CA. at the X-Change session in Arena Tech Area

2. One Single Yardstick - Sustainability Reporting with Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops 

Let’s talk about how this can work for the WHOLE supply chain

 

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023

Time: 10 am – 12 pm PT

Location: IFPA Global Produce and Floral Show, Anaheim, CA. Meeting Room 304D

 

The Issue:

Growers, shippers, and processors are under increasing pressure to improve and report sustainability performance to buyers. While the purpose of the requests – to increase transparency – has significant benefits to the industry as a whole, the large burden to track, compile, aggregate, analyze, and report on the data buyers are requesting is a significant burden to individual growers, shippers, and processors, especially if reporting requests variety from buyer to buyer.  SISC’s mission is to provide a single yardstick for measuring sustainable and regenerative performance – and to do so in a way that helps growers, and packer/shipper/processors create their own internal sustainability programs as well as real natural resource improvements on the ground. 

 

Metrics, such as the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC) Energy Use/GHG metric can be used by growers as an internal management tool, as well as a way to report emissions to buyer requests.  This allows tier one suppliers to work with growers to reduce their GHG emissions, as well as a way for them to report up to buyers, who are under increasing pressure to track their Scope 3 emissions from their supply chains.

 

Come learn about the SISC multi-stakeholder collaborative, its metrics, and SISC’s new cloud based Stewardship Calculator on CropTrak. Hear from and meet SISC members who are part of this solution!

 

Why Attend?

Learn about SISC – what is it and what can it do for you?

Learn about how & why participants from across the specialty crop industry have created SISC.

Learn about this effort to support a single yardstick to measure. 

How to use SISC Stewardship Calculator to work with growers to help them improve their sustainability.

How to use SISC and the SISC Stewardship Calculator for reporting sustainability with buyers.

How to use the SISC metrics to tell a great sustainability story for your company, backed up with real data.

 

Who Should Attend?

Brands/Grower/Shipper/Processors/Industry & Grower Groups

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