Yara and sustainability


Yara also engages in a number of issues as a member of several key organizations, institutions and initiatives, within the industry and in a wider context. We take part in dialogues on a host of issues related to our business and commitment.

Industry associations:

International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA)
Yara is a member of IFA, an  association representing the global fertilizer industry, working on, among other things, industry initiatives and compiling statistics, from international market data and analysis.

Fertilizers Europe (FE)
Yara is a corporate member of the industry association FE, which represents the major mineral fertilizer manufacturers in Europe.

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI)
Yara is a member of TFI, an industry advocacy association that works to promote and protect fertilizer throughout the value chain in North America.

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)
Yara is a member of EIGA, a safety and technically oriented organization representing the majority of European and some other companies producing and distributing industrial, medical and food gases.

European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)
Yara is a business member of CEFIC, a forum for the chemical industry in Europe, and a part of The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA).

International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers (IFIEC)
Yara currently holds the chairman position of the Gas Working Party of the International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers (IFIEC). Yara is associated with IFIEC through its membership in the Norwegian Confederation of Industries.

Advocacy groups:

World Economic Forum (WEF)
Yara is an industrial partner of the WEF, an international not-for-profit organization engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Business Action for Africa (BAA)
Yara is a member of the BAA, an international network of businesses, business organizations and development partners aiming to deliver positive change for Africa and its people.

UN Global Compact (UNGCC)
Yara is a signatory to the UNGC, a policy initiative for businesses committed to ten principles, and to collaborative solutions to the fundamental challenges facing business and society.

The International Agri-Food Network (IAFN)
Through IFA Yara is involved in IAFN, which facilitates informal liaison among the professional organizations and towards international organizations in the agri-food chain at the global level.

Through IFA, Yara is also part of the multi-stakeholder Farming First coalition. Through the UNGC, Yara is a signatory to the UN Caring for Climate (UNCC) initiative.

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