Moving The Bars: KPMG Evaluation of the 2008-2012 Cocoa Improvement Program
IDH , Solidaridad and UTZ Certified have been working since 2008 with the cocoa and chocolate industry to scale up the production of sustainable cocoa through the Cocoa Improvement Program (CIP), which brings together key players throughout the value chain, including farmers, traders, processors, chocolate brands, supermarkets, NGOs and governments

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the CIP through the analyses of a combination of data and perspectives from CIP progress reports, a survey and interviews amongst supply chain actors, data provided by companies that source a great share of cocoa, and additional (scientific) reports. The focus is on Ivory Coast and Ghana.

Read the KPMG report