Human Rights Update

28TH APRIL, 2021

Rainforest Alliance Training

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Estate management and technical staff at EPM participated in training sessions organized by Rainforest Alliance. The objective was to prepare all tea estates for a smooth transition from the current (SAN2017) to the new (SAN2020) certification programme which comes into effect from 1st July 2021.

RFA Training at EPM

The training scope included understanding the new RA standard and the key changes, the principles underpinning the new RA certification programme and the approach. Commenting at the end of the second training session, Mexter Mfungulo, General Manager for Mulanje Central said,

"The training sessions were an eye opener to the participants in that we are now starting to understand the new standard better and the amount of work ahead of us to continue maintaining the RA certification programme."

Our 2021 Annual Report is now available.