Carpe Diem is a leading producer of organic grapes and raisins in South Africa, accounting for a quarter of the country’s supply. Faced with production and customer pressures, the grape grower is shifting towards regenerative practices
Carpe diem introduce regenerative farming
Carpe diem starts working with Landler to track the impact of their practices
Increased water holding capacity by 40%
One of the driving forces behind Carpe Diem’s move to nature positive practices is the need to meet its production targets for the long-term and sustainability expectations from their customers
In addition to the depleting health of its land, Carpe Diem also faced a number of expectations from their customers which could be solved through regenerative practices
New reporting requirements: The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and EU taxonomy are calling on Carpe Diem’s customers to increase sustainability transparency in their supply chains.
Net zero expectations: Beyond transparency, the SBTi is raising ambitions towards businesses meeting net zero targets.
Consumer demands: In tandem with regulatory pressures, Carpe Diem’s customers are facing calls from consumers to make nature positive decisions.
Procurement risks: Extreme weather and natural resource overuse put Carpe Diem’s customers’ supply at risk.