12 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

…SR 7 (May 2017) (HCS Approach, SR); Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Principles & Criteria (2016), Principles 2b, 9a, 12a & 12b; Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of…

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Remediation and Access to Remedy

…entire Accountability Framework, including its Core Principles and Operational Guidance. Of course, companies may define the term, or others (i.e., “complaints” or “claims”) as they see fit for the purposes…

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Reporting, Disclosure, and Claims

…commitments. The following table identifies key systems and activities associated with implementation of commitments as presented in the Accountability Framework Core Principles. Companies are encouraged to report on the applicable…

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The Relationship Between Voluntary Commitments and Applicable Law

…to fulfill voluntary commitments and several elements of the Accountability Framework, including those related to: Complying with law (Core Principle 3.4 ) Eliminating deforestation and natural ecosystem conversion (Core Principle…

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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

…ideally help establish sector-wide norms – that curtail land speculation, deforestation, and conversion in frontier areas. Core Principles 1.1 and 1.2 state that robust commitments specify a cutoff date for…

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Monitoring and Verification

…adequately monitor the subject issues; see Annex 1 for more information. Along with an effective monitoring system, the verification process (Core Principles 11.7 and 11.8 ) is a key component…

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Workers’ Rights

…Document while it undergoes public consultation. We welcome your review and comments! This Operational Guidance elaborates on the Accountability Framework’s Core Principles 2.1 and 2.3 regarding respect for internationally-recognized rights…

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Achieving Commitments Through Collaboration

…reason, companies often need to collaborate with other stakeholders to effectively implement and achieve commitments to protect forests and other natural ecosystems and respect human rights. Core Principle 10 and…

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