Andre de Freitas | Trends in Sustainable Sourcing

Andre de Freitas, Executive Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Network, speaking at Re:co Symposium in Seattle in April 2018. 

Andre has over 20 years of experience working with sustainability initiatives, with a focus on responsible sourcing and certification in agriculture and forestry. He led the development of the first sustainability policy and implementation systems for Rabobank in Brazil, served as the executive director of the Brazilian NGO IMAFLORA, and as the Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council. Andre also served as a member of the ISEAL Board for many years and in 2015 joined the Advisory Board of Social Accountability International.

At Re:co Symposium, Andre took part in our session on sustainability. He talked about trends in sustainable sourcing and encouraged companies to consider whether they are having the impact they think they’re having.

Listen to this week’s episode of our podcast for an exclusive conversation between Kim Elena Ionescu and Andre, recorded after his presentation at Re:co.

Special Thanks to Toddy

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