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Core Principles

These principles serve as a guide for companies and others in setting, implementing and monitoring effective commitments on deforestation, ecosystem conversion, and human rights in ethical supply chains. 12 Core

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Claims

Principles 1-3]. If the commitment adheres to a portion of Core Principles 1-3 for one or more specific topics (i.e., 1.1: no-deforestation, 1.2: no-conversion; 2.2: rights of indigenous peoples and…

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Self-Assessment Tools for the Accountability Framework

…This tool, covering the Accountability Framework’s Core Principles 4-12, may be used to assess alignment of policies, systems, and practices related to the implementation of company commitments (Core Principles 4-10)…

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FAQs about how to apply the Accountability Framework

…the Framework’s Core Principles 1-3. Programs must also provide chain-of-custody models that adequately trace and control products and their compliance (e.g., segregated or identity preserved). Otherwise, companies must conduct additional…

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Responsible production

Related Core Principles 7. Land acquisition and site development Achieving ethical supply chains ultimately depends on the responsible establishment and operation of production and primary processing sites. These include farms,…

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Using Existing Reporting Systems to Report on Commitments

…Accountability Framework Core Principles Using Existing Reporting Systems to Report on Commitments This document illustrates how companies may use existing reporting systems to help report in accordance with the Accountability…

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Press

core principles and definitions for supply chain accountability developed by a group of environmental and labor-focused NGOs…” The reputational risk of deforestation-linked soy: Investors call for action on global supply…

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Download Framework Documents

Download the Full Accountability Framework Download Core Principles and Definitions Download Operational Guidance Full Framework Core Principles Terms and Definitions Applying the Definitions Related to Deforestation, Conversion, and Protection of…

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FAQs about the AFi

…supply chains that are contained within the Core Principles are based on a two-year consensus-building process and are strongly anchored in pre-existing global norms and precedents. Accordingly, these Core Principles

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Monitoring and verification

Related Core Principle 11. Monitoring and verification Core Principle 11 states that regular monitoring should be conducted relative to the compliance requirements and time-bound targets associated with the company’s commitments…

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Operational Guidance

The Framework’s Operational Guidance provides specific detail for putting the Core Principles into practice. Download the full Framework or access specific Guidance documents below. The Framework’s Operational Guidance provides specific…

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Self-assessment

  2 Assess your company’s implementation systems The Accountability Framework’s Core Principles 4-12 address company systems and practices to implement and demonstrate progress toward ethical supply chains. Use this section…

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