It is quite important for food and beverage companies to ensure sustainability of their supply chains in terms of their long-term existence. TGDF conducts activities to support sustainable practices to protect and promote natural resources. It also aims to maintain and strengthen the R&D activities of industry on the environment, become efficient in the development of significant environmental policies such as sustainable production and consumption, energy, climate changes, water, waste and resource management, encourage efficient use of resources in all phases of food change such as agriculture, production, retail and consumption, monitor the developments related to Bio-safety Law and relevant regulations, contribute to legislation preparation works, and maintain communication with national and international stakeholders in business, science and civil society areas.
TGDF encourages the use of this technology in all possible areas and follows up the best practices. Paris Agreement is one of the most important initiatives that will take place in 2020. Necessary activities are conducted to ensure integration with the industry within the scope of the ‘‘Capacity Development Project on Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Turkey under the German International Climate Initiative’’ which is applied by the German International Cooperation Organization (GIZ) and executed in collaboration of the Federal Republic of Germany Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection, Construction and Nuclear Safety and the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning. TGDF closely follows up this project, which is a preparatory work for the Paris Agreement that will come into force in 2020.