3S is an initiative of the Sustainable Nut Initiative, a new sector led foundation, stimulating sustainability in the nut sector. SNI was founded by a number of dedicated private sector parties. The SNI board consists of representatives of Internack, the Trade and Development Group (TDG) and Olam.
Next to the board the foundation has a participation council of all parties involved. In this participation council the various needed innovations are discussed, and advised to the board. Currently the following organizations are participating in the foundation: Olam Ivory Coast and Olam Vietnam, Anatrans, Ahold Delhaize, Tolaro, Jungle Nuts, Besana, TDG, Intersnack and Marks & Spencer.
3S was set up with support of:
IDH – platform to support innovative change in supply chains
ComCashew – A multi-stakeholder partnership project to increase the competitiveness of African cashew
FairMatch Support – co-initiator and implementation facilitator of the system
3S is powered by
ChainPoint – a secure, online software platform to manage and share product, process and supplier information, from raw material to finished product, in order to improve quality and sustainability whilst reducing cost and risk.