Empowering sustainability: making a positive impact on people and the planet
Solé Farms is deeply committed to sustainability and recognize the crucial role in preserving the planet's natural beauty and ensuring a thriving future for all.
Solé Farms believes that sustainably delivering the most beautiful and diverse range of flowers depends on the farms and the strong relationships the company have cultivated with growers and suppliers over 20 years. the company’s contribution to sustainability is based on two pillars: environmental and social.
To prioritize environmental sustainability, the company implement strategies to minimize impact on water, soil and air resources. Solé Farms use eco-friendly biological and bio-rational products for pest and disease control. Waste management program focuses on reduction, sorting, recycling, reuse and responsible disposal.
Additionally, Solé Farms have installed a photovoltaic system with 285 solar panels on post-harvest room and cold storage facility roofs. This system generates up to 13,120 kW/h per month, accounting for approximately 21 percent of total energy consumption. By utilizing solar energy, Solé Farms has avoided emitting 22 metric tons of CO2 that would have resulted from using electricity produced by conventional power plants running on fossil fuels.
In terms of social impact, Solé Farms prioritizes the education of the children of farmworkers. Solé Farms allocate a monthly budget to establish on-site schooling at farms, providing comprehensive education and equipping these children and young people for a promising future. Solé Farms also prioritize the health and well-being of company workers by offering on-site physiotherapy and medical care.