Company’s innovative landscape management model for banana production receives accolades for positive environmental impact
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.-Thursday 30 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dole Food Company announced that on November 22, The Standard Fruit Company of Costa Rica S.A., a subsidiary of Dole Food Company, received the “Social Responsibility in Action” award from The Costa Rican-North American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in connection to the company’s Green Star Initiative.
The Green Star Initiative program began in 2016 as an integrated approach to landscape management in Valle La Estrella, incorporating environmental education, ecological restoration, energy and agriculture, biodiversity and carbon neutrality, in a production model for the banana industry.
One of the main components of the project was carbon neutrality, which included implementation of field practices to redu
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