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Cocoa Life - Future of Cocoa in Indonesia: A study of climate change

One of the biggest threats to the future of our cocoa is climate change. That's because without the right climate and adaptation to climate change, farmers can't grow as much cocoa. And without cocoa, we won't have our favorite chocolate bars.

Cocoa Life - Collaborating Across Sectors To Protect Ghana Forests

To secure the future of cocoa (and our chocolate), we need to protect our forests.

Cocoa Life - A Cocoa Farmer’s Visit to the Chocolate Factory

By Ohene Boafo, cocoa farmer and president of the Atta-Ne-Atta Cooperative Society and West Akyem Cooperative Union in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Cocoa Life - External Advisors Witness Cocoa Life’s Progress in Indonesia Firsthand

Cocoa Life’s external advisors recently made their first visit to Indonesia, and the timing could not have been better, as it followed the release of the ...

Cocoa Life - From Norway to Ghana: A Joy Ambassador’s Journey

Since 2013, the Mondelēz International Foundation’s Joy Ambassador program sends employees to serve and learn in cocoa-farming communities which are part of ...

Cocoa Life - Mondelēz International Employees Learn and Serve in Cocoa Farming Communities in Ghana

14 'Joy Ambassadors' from 10 countries participate in signature skills-exchange program focused on business immersion, leadership development and volunteerism

Cocoa Life - Indonesia Outcome Assessment: A First Look At Our Impact

At Mondelēz International, we believe thriving cocoa communities are the essential foundation for sustainable cocoa.

Cocoa Life - Supporting Forest-Friendly Cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire

At Cocoa Life, we are moving forward to protect forests in Côte d’Ivoire. But combating climate change requires collaboration.

Cocoa Life - Cocoa Life Progress Report 2016

Cocoa Life is our long-term journey to create a vibrant cocoa supply chain while transforming the lives and livelihoods of cocoa farmers and their communities.

Cocoa Life - When children are at school, they are not on the cocoa farm

Cocoa Life - Protecting Forests and Combating Climate Change

Forests are the foundation of sustainable agriculture. They provide the climate that farmers need to grow cocoa. They supply resources, such as wood and...

Cocoa Life - Farmers Gain Business Skills in Indonesia

Cocoa farming isn’t only about agriculture. Every stop along the supply chain is its own business. In Indonesia, Cocoa Life has partnered with IFC, a member of the World...

Cocoa Life - Joining forces to protect fragile forests in West Africa

It was an honor to represent Mondelez International as the cocoa sector joined forces this week to protect fragile forests in West Africa.

Cocoa Life - Joy Ambassador Reflects on Journey to Cocoa Communities

The Mondelēz International Foundation’s Joy Ambassador program invites employees to serve and learn in cocoa-farming communities which are part of the Cocoa Life program in...

Cocoa Life - New Partner Ipsos Provides Third-Party Verification

To learn what works — or doesn’t — an outside perspective is important. That’s the role Ipsos plays as Cocoa Life’s new partner. As an independent research agency...

Cocoa Life - One-on-One Farmer Coaching Program in Côte d’Ivoire Leads to Increased Yields

As a longtime cocoa and chocolate supplier for Mondelēz International, Barry Callebaut sources beans directly from cooperatives and farmers in countries including ...

Cocoa Life - New Report Guides Cocoa Life’s Expansion of Women’s Empowerment Programs

New CARE Report Highlights Cocoa Life’s Positive Impact on Women’s Empowerment. Mondelēz International to adopt key report recommendations to amplify women’s empowerment ...

Cocoa Life - New Report Shows Results of Industry-Wide Collaboration in Cocoa

On a recent trip to Africa, I was riding on a bus that got stuck in the mud. Everyone got out to help.

Cocoa Life - Partnerships Inspire Changes In The Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, cocoa farming continues to play an important role. The country is the ninth-largest producer of cocoa. Yet there are challenges. The farmers...

Cocoa Life - New Partnerships Extend Cocoa Life’s Reach In Indonesia

Working with local partners Swisscontact and Cargill, Cocoa Life is expanding in Indonesia. The program's key goals include: developing sustainable livelihoods in ...

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