Olivier Hautin is a graduate of ESCP Business School. He gained the majority of his production and international experience with Imerys Group, the world leader in mineral-based specialities for industry, where he worked for more than 20 years. He was a member of Imerys Group’s Executive Committee for around twelve years, focusing recently on strategic challenges and external growth.
VIVESCIA launches its new sustainable development policy: 20 commitments to create the conditions for its future sucess
Climate change, the preservation of biodiversity, demographic pressure, global food security, and the energy and digital transitions….
Faced with these major, unprecedented challenges, VIVESCIA Cooperative Group is convinced that its grain agri-food businesses have a key role to play and are part of the solution today and moving forwards.
VIVESCIA Group joins forces with Banques Alimentaires to help fight food poverty across the Cooperative’s territory
A logical next step after several concrete initiatives in 2020 and 2021
During the Covid-19 crisis, VIVESCIA was acutely aware of the difficulties the first lockdown caused for the most vulnerable people in society, and wanted to help those struggling within its territory by donating Francine flour. In total, more than eight tonnes of Francine flour was distributed through charities right across the Cooperative’s territory, much of it via the Marne food bank.
VIVESCIA to launch a free, simplified carbon footprint analysis for its cooperative farmers in April
VIVESCIA is the first grain cooperative to offer its members a large-scale simplified carbon footprint analysis, an approach that is fully in line with its new sustainable development policy launched in 2021. Although it is true that agriculture generates greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, soil is also a natural carbon sink that is a key solution in the fight against global warming.
Christoph Büren was re-elected President of VIVESCIA.
The Board of Administrators is made up of 23 farmers – who are elected by VIVESCIA cooperative farmers – and a representative of the FCPE. The Board of Administrators represents the cooperative farmers, oversees activities, sets the objectives, and decides on the cooperative group's strategic direction.