Invitation to suppliers: Sustainability webinar on 3 June 2020 to suppliers from South Africa

Welcome to listen and discuss recent sustainability topics regarding wine productions in South Africa.

The webinar will take place on Wednesday 3 June 2020 at 9.00-10.30 AM. We expect all suppliers that have South African products in Alko’s selections to participate. The webinar is organized via Teams and it will be held in Finnish.

Agenda (preliminary)

  • Opening words (Mika Kauppinen)
  • Review on product selections (Timo Tossavainen)
  • Current sustainability topics in South Africa (Marja Aho)
  • Self-assessment questionnaire for importers (Hanna Kangasaho)
  • Environmental news (Laura Varpasuo)
  • Summary

As pre-assignment, we encourage you to be in touch with your South African producers and farms. Due to the current global situation, we would be especially interested in workers’ health and safety circumstances as well as activities that have been taken due to the Covid-19 and estimates regarding long-term affects to business. Please send your notes by 29 May 2020 to

In case you have not yet received an invitation and wish to participate, please send e-mail to