Certifications and prizes of Amici Caffè
Responsible Supply Chain Process
In 2011 illycaffè / Amici was the first company in the world to attain DNV “responsible supply chain process” certification, indicating the company’s capacity to implement a sustainable approach to processes and relationships with stakeholders throughout the whole production chain, particularly the supply chain. An innovative model which assigns a crucial role to quality and the creation of value.
illycaffè / Amici was the first company in the coffee sector in Italy and Europe to attain, in 1996, ISO 9001 certification, which verifies correspondence of the production system to determined quality requirements.
In 2003, illycaffè / Amici attained ISO 14001 certification, an international standard applicable to all types of company, certifying that the company has an adequate management system to control the environmental impacts of its activities, systematically seeking to improve them consistently, effectively and, above all, sustainably.
The French certification board certifies product conformity to a set of rules, ensuring the best consumer satisfaction.
The company attained conformity in 1992.
In 2004 the company attained EMAS registration. EMAS is a voluntary environmental and industrial policy tool which is aimed at the promotion of constant improvements of the environmental efficiency of industrial activities. In 2005, it won the EMAS Award for its commitment to improve the environmental aspects of production.
Ethispere World's Most Ethical Companies
Since 2013 illycaffè has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, World's Most Ethical Company, in 2019 for the seventh year in a row.
2019 marks the 13th anniversary of Ethisphere and the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation, which recognizes those companies who align principle with action, work tirelessly to make trust part of their corporate DNA, and in doing so, shape future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s best practices today.