11 results for Core Principles

Operational Guidance

Supply Chain Management

…This Operational Guidance elaborates on the Accountability Framework Core Principles 4, 5, and 6 to provide companies that buy or source agricultural or forest commodities with guidance on effective supply…

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Free, Prior and Informed Consent

…their own operations and supply chains, elaborating on Core Principle 2.2.3. This guidance is consistent with numerous binding international instruments and voluntary standards affirming FPIC as a legal and ethical…

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Remediation and Access to Remedy

…Framework’s Core Principle 9 to describe how companies can ensure proper remediation and access to remedy related to their supply chain commitments. This document focuses on remedy related to human…

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Reporting, Disclosure, and Claims

…about the extent to which they have fulfilled their commitments or made progress towards doing so. This Operational Guidance elaborates on Core Principle 12, specifying good practice for company reporting,…

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The Relationship Between Voluntary Commitments and Applicable Law

…the necessary provisions to fully comply with international law. Core Principle 3.4 provides that, in addition to their voluntary commitments, companies must comply with applicable law and respect internationally recognized…

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Smallholder Inclusion in Ethical Supply Chains

Guidance on how companies may facilitate smallholder inclusion in ethical supply chains through contextualized implementation of supply chain commitments This Operational Guidance elaborates on several of the Accountability Framework’s Core

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Environmental Restoration and Compensation

Guidance on how companies should address environmental restoration and compensation related to their no-deforestation and no-conversion commitments This Operational Guidance elaborates on the Accountability Framework’s Core Principles 1.1, 1.2, and…

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Cutoff Dates

…and no-conversion commitments, as referenced in Core Principle 1. This includes guidance for companies that source multiple commodities from multiple regions, as well as guidance related to sector-wide cutoff dates….

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Monitoring and Verification

Guidance on norms and good practices for monitoring and verification related to company commitments, focusing on environmental and social outcomes associated with raw material production and primary processing This…

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Achieving Commitments Through Collaboration

Guidance on how companies can fulfil voluntary commitments and support broader positive impacts through multi-stakeholder collaboration, including in landscape, jurisdictional, and sectoral initiatives This document provides guidance on how…

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