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Rodale Institute is the latest organization to become a 1% for the Planet partner with The Davines Group. Together, they have formed The Davines Group–Rodale Institute European Regenerative Organic Center to provide support for Mediterranean organic farmers and drive continuing growth of regenerative organic agriculture through the region. Established in 1947, Rodale Institute is widely seen as a leader in the modern organic movement through farmer training, organic research, and consumer education. According to The Davines Group, the institute coined the phrase "regenerative organic agriculture" and is a global pioneer of this movement.
"We’re truly honored to support this groundbreaking organization that is a leader in informing the conversations that enrich our planet," says Davide Bollati, Davines Group Owner and Chair. "Rodale Institute receives 1% of our US e-commerce sales as our newest 1% for the Planet partner, together with Slow Food USA.
The new center will serve as a hub for research and farmer training while expanding the supply of regenerative organic ingredients and sustainability research.
“In this critical phase of life on our planet, a new paradigm of economic and demographic growth is possible only if the Earth’s ecology is preserved and enhanced,” Bollati adds. “With the aim of tackling this gigantic task, Davines Group has been doing its part throughout the years with humility and enthusiasm for the cause. Partnering now with Rodale Institute, a true kindred spirit and dynamic pioneer of this regenerative vision, is a collaborative way to take greater steps on our journey to making the world a more beautiful place through beauty, ethics, and sustainability. We hope our partnership will not only positively impact our product development and supply chain but also serve as a catalyst for change that will animate sustainability studies and regenerative organic farming practices in Italy, Europe, and beyond.”
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