47 You can complain about general regulations or change them The production and processing of organic food is governed by a mul titude of regulations On top of that there are further quality and sustainabil ity standards on which we base our produc tion operation As a practising partner we have been involved in the further development of these regulations and standards for many years Here are four examples of that from the reporting period We are members of the CSR Forum a committee appointed by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs that advises the Federal Government on economically relevant sustainabil ity issues We have also participated in consultations on the further development of the EMAS Eco Man agement and Audit Scheme system via the European Commission in Brussels In the EU s official reference document Lebensbaum serves as an example of best practice We were also regularly appointed to the advisory council of Stiftung Warentest consumer advice group to provide expert opinion Last but not least we were also involved in the production of a guideline for the German Sus tainability Code which is specifically tailored to the SME sector

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