SuCCESS (Sustainable Castor Caring for Environmental & Social Standards) code, a set of environmental and social criteria which farmers must comply with in order to produce certified sustainable castor. When they are properly applied, these criteria can help to optimize the impact of castor cultivation on the environment and communities in castor oil-producing regions.
CODE STRUCTURE & CERTIFICATION
SuCCESS Code is structured with eleven principles, which encompass the vision for sustainable production of castor. Principle 1 ensures that management system and governance in the business entity are in place and Principles 2 to 11 cover the core aspects of sustainable production covering the issues like good agricultural practices, soil and water management, workers right and protection, environmental management etc. The code is designed towards a progressive achievement of complete compliance with a step by step journey.