11 results for Operational Guidance

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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Remediation and Access to Remedy

Guidance on how companies can ensure proper remediation and access to remedy related to their supply chain commitments, including through effective grievance mechanisms This Operational Guidance elaborates on the Accountability…

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Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Requirements, best practices, and practical considerations for companies to fulfill their obligation to secure the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities This guidance outlines…

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The Relationship Between Voluntary Commitments and Applicable Law

Guidance on how the implementation of voluntary commitments relates to international and national legal requirements The Accountability Framework provides guidance to companies on identification of potential environmental and social risks…

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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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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 Operational

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Cutoff Dates

Guidance for setting cutoff dates for no-deforestation and no-conversion commitments This document provides guidance on how companies should set or adopt cutoff dates for no-deforestation and no-conversion commitments, as referenced…

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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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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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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 companies…

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