Our Sustainability Milestones

A glance at the steps we have taken to shape a responsible and sustainable future for rubber production in Cameroon.  

August 18

1780

WWF, at the invitation of Halcyon, prepare a field report on the Sudcam concession. We begin to address WWF’s recommendations, including any legacy issues prior to our acquisition of the concession.
November 18

1816

The Sustainable Natural Rubber Supply Chain Policy (SNRSCP) is launched, addressing seven key areas including: traceability, responsible land acquisition and working conditions.
December 18

December 18

We announce our zero-deforestation commitment in Cameroon and cease all clearing and felling.
April 19

April 19

The independent Cameroon Sustainability Council is established. The CSC brings together multi-stakeholder individuals along the value chain, uniting over a progressive agenda of ecological conservation and socio-economic development.
April 19

1946

We become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, pledging our commitment to enact and report on the Compact’s ten core principles concerning human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.
May 19

1960s

Mighty Earth, CED, APED and Halcyon work together to define actionable steps towards maintaining and improving our socio-environmental measures.
June 19

1970s

25,000 hectares is designated as a Community Forest – a land space equal to 4 times the size of Manhattan Island. A legal boundary will permanently protect the land and its ecosystems, whilst ensuring the local communities have continued access to the forest resources.
September 19

2000s

Proforest review Sudcam’s Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) stating that: ‘the management of Sudcam has not only accepted our report but have also adopted the recommendations contained in the report.’
October 19

2010

The Cameroon Outgrower Programme is underway. 5 pilot farms are constructed, and 467 candidates pass Proforest’s social and environmental assessments. This programme will empower and educate on a large scale, benefiting approx. 13,000 smallholders going forward.
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