Overview of the Accountability Framework
The Accountability Framework is a set of common norms and guidelines for establishing, implementing, and monitoring responsible supply chain commitments.
To get started, we encourage you to read the brief Introduction to the Framework. Then, please continue below for an overview of the contents of the Framework and how the Framework can be applied at each stage in process of establishing responsible supply chains.
Introduction and Overview
To get started, please review this brief introduction document and overview slide deck, which cover the Accountability Framework’s intent, application, and structure. These provide the big picture and answers to some frequently asked questions.
Contents of the Framework
Learn more about the contents of the Framework:
How the Framework Helps
The Accountability Framework guides each stage in the process toward establishing responsible supply chains. It can help companies and others to:
1. Set commitments
Develop new commitments or refresh current commitments
2. Take action
Address common implementation challenges
3. Demonstrate progress
Monitor and document progress in a credible way
4. Support broader positive impacts
Extend influence to address key environmental and social issues
Learn how you can apply the Framework to help set, implement, and monitor commitments: