A common approach for ethical supply chains in agriculture and forestry

The Accountability Framework supports the global effort to produce agricultural and forestry commodities while protecting forests, other ecosystems, and human rights.

New Workers' Rights Guidance

Accountability Framework Operational Guidance outlines good practice for respecting workers’ rights within farm and forest production and processing operations.

Two years. One coalition.

We’re celebrating two years of the Accountability Framework. We have built the consensus and clarity around ethical supply chains that companies need to meet their goals for forest and ecosystem protection, human rights, and emissions reductions.

Deforestation Risk Toolset

Discover the tools linking critical data and guidance for effective progress toward achieving deforestation- and conversion-free supply chains.

How the Framework can help you establish or support ethical supply chains

set or strengthen goals

Set and strengthen supply chain goals

Use the Framework to craft policies that align with international norms and the expectations of investors, lenders, commodity buyers, and civil society.

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improve implementation systems

Improve implementation systems

Use the Framework to develop more effective implementation processes based in global best practice and contextualized to your supply chain.

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report progress

Streamline reporting

Use the Framework to help credibly demonstrate progress towards your supply chain goals and identify the best reporting tools for your company.

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Build from global consensus to achieve your goals

Whether establishing ethical supply chains, writing effective legislation or standards, or setting criteria for investment or financing, using consensus-based principles, guidance, and definitions will help ensure effective action and clear accountability.

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The Accountability Framework can help everyone to speak the same language, making it faster and easier for all of us to deliver on commitments.

Michel Santos
Director, Global Sustainability, Bunge


The latest

Webinar: Deforestation Risk Toolset

On 21 October, join us for a webinar on the tools providing data and guidance for achieving deforestation- and conversion-free supply chains.

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Newsletter | September 2021

In this month’s newsletter: the Deforestation Risk Toolset, using HCSA with the Accountability Framework, Consumer Goods Forum Forest Positive update, and a joint webinar with CDP on monitoring systems in Southeast Asia.

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Webinar recording: What's next for ethical supply chains?

In this webinar, leaders from the AFi coalition discuss what the future holds for ethical supply chains.

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