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Latin America

Protected: Cargill’s Connected4Change platform: Managing for supplier compliance consistent with the Framework

By Proforest and AFi Backbone Team ~10min read


The Accountability Framework calls for commodity buyers to work with their suppliers to achieve and demonstrate fulfillment of ethical supply chain commitments. This includes assessing supplier compliance with commitments, actively engaging suppliers, and effectively addressing supplier non-compliance. For companies with complex and geographically distributed supplier networks, this can be a challenge. This case example profiles one solution that Cargill is using to assess, monitor, and support progress toward compliance, consistent with key sections of the Accountability Framework.

Company Cargill
Commodity Palm oil
Geography Latin America
Challenge Assessing compliance, monitoring progress, and building capacity for a large number of suppliers in an accessible format and in a time- and cost-effective manner
Solution The online Connected4Change (C4C) platform supports training, self-assessment, and performance monitoring to accelerate action to fulfill Cargill’s ethical supply chain commitments for palm oil sourced from Latin America

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