The Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) is a collaborative effort to help fulfill commitments for ethical agricultural and forestry supply chains.

The full draft of version 1.0 of the Accountability Framework is now available!

We invite you to review and provide input to help shape further development of the Framework.

A Globally Applicable Approach Based on Consensus

The Accountability Framework initiative is a collaborative effort to establish common definitions, norms, and good practices for delivering on companies’ ethical supply chain commitments. Learn who is involved:

Contents of the Accountability Framework

A set of Core Principles form the foundation of the Accountability Framework. Common definitions guide the setting and implementation of commitments. And Operational Guidance provides additional detail on putting it all into practice.

Applying the Framework

The Accountability Framework guides each stage in the process toward establishing ethical supply chains. It can help companies and others to set commitments, take action, and demonstrate progress to customers and stakeholders.

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