UK Roundtable on Sustainable Soya

Creating an umbrella for sustainable sourcing goals across the soy sector

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AFi case study: UK Roundtable on Sustainable Soya

Summary

The UK Roundtable on Sustainable Soya brings together a wide range of companies and associations that want to source soy sustainably. The Roundtable relied on the Accountability Framework to establish an overarching sourcing goal that all of its members can work towards. It also encouraged members to follow the Framework when setting their individual policies and time-bound plans.

Initiative: UK Roundtable on Sustainable Soya

Commodity: Soybeans (meal, oil, and whole beans)

Geography: Global

Scope: The UK Roundtable represents 94% of the UK retail market share of soy.

Challenge: Facilitate effective collaboration among a diverse group of UK businesses that want to source soy sustainably and send producers a strong market signal.

Solution: Used the Framework to set no-deforestation and no-conversion goals for the entire soy supply chain and promote collaboration with the soy sector across Europe.