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Core Principles

Respect for human rights

…well established in instruments such as the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Core internationally-recognized human rights are described in the International Bill of Human Rights (consisting of…

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Protection of forests and other natural ecosystems

Core Principle addresses no-deforestation supply chains (Core Principle 1.1) as a key component of a more comprehensive no-conversion approach (Core Principle 1.2). To compare your company’s commitments with the Accountability…

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Land management and long-term protection

…forests and other natural ecosystems (Core Principle 1) and respect for land rights (Core Principle 2.2 ). Companies that own or manage agriculture and forestry production areas and associated lands…

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Monitoring and verification

Companies conduct regular monitoring and verification of continuous progress made toward achieving company commitments. Regular monitoring is conducted relative to the time-bound targets associated with each commitment (see Core Principle…

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Specification of Commitments

…report progress as specified in Core Principles 11 and 12. Company commitments reference and apply common terminology and definitions. Commitments can be understood and monitored only if key concepts are…

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Reporting, disclosure, and claims

…(Core Principle 11 ). This Principle applies to all companies. The scope of reporting may differ based on position in the supply chain. 12.1 At least once a year, the…

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Access to remedy and environmental restoration

…adheres to the Effectiveness Criteria of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The company assesses existing State and non-State grievance mechanisms and supports efforts to strengthen and…

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