BrazCoNut - A European Trade Corporation

We intend to found of a (virtual) company which needs raw materials from developing countries for its products. We want to ensure sustainability, whilst still allowing our company to grow.

Background information and links

 

On this page we gathered interesting background information and links:

 

 

Here are some products of our project work which can be used for further research and planning of the company

Random facts (gathered by Josef Posca, Italy)

Costs of a business trip to Congo (gathered by Italian students)

Price of virgin Coconut Oil in other producing countries by Pratama Budiawan, Italy

 

For further information refer to the Materials section or click on one of the following links:

Coconut production

Coconut Plantations Project in Ghana

Coconut Production (text in German)

Coconut tree (text in German)

Basic information about cultivating coconut palm trees (text in German)

 

Coconut water against jetlag

Coconut Water for health

Italy and the Rep. of Congo are currently making business agreements in Italy.

 

Transport costs

DHL could provide us some information about transport costs, insurance and customs.  Flexitanks are suitable for the transport of bulk liquids. 

How to export to the EU

Newspaper articles

This is a newspaper article about a local firm which is investing parts of its profits in another country (Morocco) and pays great attention to recycling wastes. One of their customers, the French fashion house Louis Vuitton, has asked them to draw a social statement..

This is a newspaper article about a local firm which is investing parts of its profits in another country (Morocco) and pays great attention to recycling wastes. One of their customers, the French fashion house Louis Vuitton, has asked them to draw a social statement..

This is the link to a newspaper article about the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility. Once more the EU supports the importance of being socially responsible. On the 3rd and 4th of February, the European Commission has presented in Brusseles the results of a survey about this. 

A Corporation which is responsible usually draws a Social Statement. The advantages of being socially involved are manyfolds. 

Living costs in Congo

This site gives us an idea of living costs in Brazzaville, when planning a business trip there

 
www.expatistan.www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/milan/brazzaville

 

 

 

 

Author: Mechtild Schlang-Redmond
Last editor: Mirco Lanzerath