Sustainability and positive domestic and global impact are core brand characteristics of Roots, Shoots & Fruits.
Charitable Impact Partnership 2019
In 2019 we choose to partner with B1G1 to positively contribute to causes around the world that align with our vision for a healthier environment for all. We nominate a percentage of profits from different products to be donated to various causes. The causes we are currently involved in can be found on our homepage and on social media. To read more about B1G1 Business for Good, click here. We encourage you to become involved.
Sustainability Policy Statement 2019
Roots Shoots & Fruits, through the use of biological organisms and innovative technology in plant nutritional products, will improve horticultural and agricultural inputs for the betterment of grower production, human health and our environment.
To assist growers to produce foods that contain higher nutritional values, improved quality and economical crop returns
To guide grower knowledge in the use of innovative, cost-effective products; safe for humans, animals and our environment
To improve environmental assets through sustainable, clean, safe and highly effective products that are certified organic and GMO-free
To use environmentally packaged and recycled products
To distribute nationally through established agricultural retail outlets
To strive for continued improvement in meeting, advancing, promoting and educating these objectives.
Actions in meeting these objectives Roots Shoots & Fruits will achieve goals in the following four areas:
Provide value to clients by building upon our reputation for holistic approaches to crop needs
Reinforce the use and utilisation of agricultural products that improve soil carbon storage
Deliver products recognised for their sustainability and organic certification, in line with client expectations
Achieve performance that ensures our environmental and financial vision and viability
Commit to implementing all relevant sustainability legislation
Employ and retain team members who have a high degree of environmental awareness and passion
Provide continuing education to our team on sustainability issues relevant to the company’s business
Support innovative approaches to the implementation of sustainability strategies
Continue to sell only those products that are safe and harmless to humans
Use resources efficiently to minimise waste, water and energy usage, in both production and office environments
Prevent pollution in the scope of our activities
Ensure recycling initiatives are adhered to
Partner with organisations that have adopted sustainable practices across goods and services etc
Develop products that are more efficient in terms of application costs, labour, time, freight and effectiveness
Develop products that are safe for people, animals, our environment and crops. (Safety in agriculture)
Support organisations that foster the environment and help our people, for an improved future
Promote carbon sequestration through Mycorrhizal fungi giveaways for tree planting
Proud sponsors of NZ Young Viticulturist of the Year.