Sustainable, transparent & deforestation-free supply chains.
GRAS – Global Risk Assessment Services
- Cost-efficient sustainability assessments
- Latest GIS and remote sensing technology
- Independent and objective analysis
Thailand, Vietnam and Kenya now available in the GRAS Tool
12 Sept 2019 – Information on biodiversity, land use change, carbon stock and social indices are now available for a total of 46 countries. Access the GRAS Tool and explore its various functionalities and datasets.
GRAS Fire Alerts to monitor deforestation activities
6 Sept 2019 – This summer deforestation activities around the globe have reached a new level, especially in Brazil and again in Indonesia. Use the GRAS Fire Alerts to support the effective monitoring of deforestation activities in selected regions.
INFORM Risk Index now available in the GRAS Tool
12 July 2019 – The GRAS Tool now contains subnational social risk indices from the INFORM Index for Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia and Kenya.
Mapping and monitoring of smallholders to increase traceability
1 July 2019 – Our newly developed tools for smallholder mapping, monitoring and traceability actively support sustainable agricultural practices of smallholders on the ground.
Coffee sector increasingly uses GRAS for risk assessments
23 April 2019 – The coffee certification scheme 4C applies GRAS as a supportive tool for risk level identification and audit preparation purposes.
GRAS provides the matching solution for your sustainability targets
GRAS meets the demand for efficient and effective solutions to assess, monitor and document sustainable and deforestation-free agricultural production. Whether you are looking to implement and verify your zero-deforestation commitment, whether you want to check potential investments against relevant sustainability criteria or whether you need to prepare for a certification audit by excluding high risk suppliers from your supply base – the GRAS team is happy to find the best and most efficient solution for you.
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GRAS Tool and Customized Services
Our free web-based application offers instant access to relevant sustainability information in a one-stop-shop. In addition to the GRAS tool, our experienced team is working to support you with product-related projects or to design individual solutions serving your specific needs.
Most relevant sustainability issues at a glance
Whether you want to identify areas of high biodiversity or carbon stock, detect a land use change and stop deforestation or just need to get an overview about social indices – the GRAS approach combines latest comprehensive information on the most relevant sustainability topics.
GRAS provides a wide range of services to develop the right solution for your individual sustainability strategy. Explore the latest examples of our extensive project portfolio.
GRAS is being developed in a multi-stakeholder process with contributions from well recognized institutions, including research institutes, governmental and non-governmental organizations, commercial companies, technology and software providers. Find our more about our partners here.