We are proud to present AAK’s global sustainability
achievements in brief. The achievements
are commented on in more detail in the five
sections to which they apply: Our Customers,
Our Suppliers, Our Planet, Our People, and Our
Ambitions 2018+ Our Customers Achievements 2018
Be a strong and know-
ledgeable partner on
sustainability for our
Our global customer survey verified that we are an
appreciated partner on sustainability.
Many sustainability webinars and e-learning modules have been
to strengthen the knowledge of AAK’s employees.
Full implementation of
our Code of Conduct for
Agents and Distributors 97 percent, which is 15 percentage points higher than last year.
Ambitions 2018+ Our Suppliers Achievements 2018
Further strengthen our
direct cooperation with
as well as with
other shea suppliers
Many shea supplier engagement workshops were held. A survey was
conducted in Burkina Faso and Ghana covering almost 1,000 women
giving us input on how we can further improve our collaboration.
Fully sustainable palm
oil meeting AAK’s
In the US and Europe almost 100 percent of our suppliers signed up to
the AAK Code of Conduct and the AAK Sustainable Palm Oil Policy.
Progress in Latin America and Asia has been more
challenging than anticipated and will be a priority for 2019.
AAK has smallholder projects within the shea, palm and coconut
supply chains which all contribute to improved livelihoods.