FlorverdeĀ® is an internationally recognized program created by Colombian Association of Flower Exporters. This organization was established in Colombia in 1996 to better the social and environmental conditions of the Colombian Flower Industry by continuously striving to achieve the highest standards at the farms and for its workers on multiple levels.

Social Initiatives include:

  • Fair treatment for workers
  • Continued education programs to allow workers to experience professional and personal growth within the context of a company
  • Occupational health and welfare of its works (i.e. Preventive medicine, On-the-job health care)

Environmental Issues include:

  • Pesticide use reduction and implementation of IPM (Integrated Pest Management) practices.
  • Control of air emissions related to ozone layer and climate change.