An expertise in responsible tropical agriculture built over time
Socfin represents more than 100 years of experience and expertise in the field of good tropical agricultural practices, in which sustainability standards have been integrated and intensified over time.
History of our commitment to sustainable development
Creation of the “Société Financière des Caoutchoucs”, Socfin.
Socfin collaborated with the DEG on long-term projects focusing on health and education: intensify HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, for employees and their families, as well as the surrounding communities, in highly affected countries where the Socfin Group operates (RDC, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Nigeria and Liberia).
Certification of the oil palm plantations of Socfindo.
Publication of the Socfin Group’s first sustainability report.
Signing of the partnership with IECD in Cameroon.
Socapalm is the first ISO14001 certified oil palm plantation in Central Africa.
On 15 December 2015, the Pujehun district in Sierra Leone, where the SAC plantation is located, was the first of the country’s 14 districts to be declared “Ebola free”.
The Socfin Group publishes its new responsible management policy.
The dashboard is available online.
Nigeria: Signing of a MoU between Okomu and Okomu National Park.
Socfin: Founding member of GPNSR.
The Socfin Group obtains a unique membership to extend RSPO certification to its African subsidiaries.
Nigeria: Okomu is RSPO certified.
Cameroon: Safacam is RSPO certified.