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SBTN's No Conversion Target builds on the Accountability Framework

28 Feb 2023

SBTN's No Conversion Target builds on the Accountability Framework

The SBTN has released their targets for land, using the Accountability Framework as the foundation for their No Conversion of Natural Ecosystems Target.

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New soy guidance draws on the Accountability Framework

23 Feb 2023

New soy guidance draws on the Accountability Framework

The Consumer Goods Forum has released new guidance for companies working to eliminate deforestation and conversion in soy supply chains, building on the Accountability Framework.

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COP27 heightens focus on conversion-free supply chains

23 Nov 2022

COP27 heightens focus on conversion-free supply chains

The AFi attended COP27 to push for progress on essential pieces of the climate puzzle, including how to eliminate deforestation and ecosystem conversion in commodity supply chains.

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Commodity traders must take action beyond the Agriculture Sector Roadmap to achieve a true 1.5°C pathway

10 Nov 2022

Commodity traders must take action beyond the Agriculture Sector Roadmap to achieve a true 1.5°C pathway

The roadmap shows positive steps forward, but its scope is not yet broad enough.

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The Accountability Framework initiative at COP27

4 Nov 2022

The Accountability Framework initiative at COP27

Learn about our priorities and COP27 events to support effective climate action.

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Chinese meat industry pursuing sustainable development with new Accountability Framework-aligned green trade specifications

26 Oct 2022

Chinese meat industry pursuing sustainable development with new Accountability Framework-aligned green trade specifications

With 1.4 billion people and a growing middle class, China is the world’s largest market for imported beef, sourcing about 2.3 million metric tons in 2021.

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Deforestation- and conversion-free supply chains and land use change emissions: A guide to aligning corporate targets, accounting, and disclosure

29 Sep 2022

Deforestation- and conversion-free supply chains and land use change emissions: A guide to aligning corporate targets, accounting, and disclosure

New guidance from the AFi, in partnership with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol.

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New GRI Agriculture Sector Standard supports comprehensive reporting on commodity production 

13 Jul 2022

New GRI Agriculture Sector Standard supports comprehensive reporting on commodity production 

Last month, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting, released its third Sector Standard: GRI 13: Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fishing Sectors 2022.

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The AFi recommends a target date no later than 2025 to eliminate deforestation and conversion in supply chains

3 Jun 2022

The AFi recommends a target date no later than 2025 to eliminate deforestation and conversion in supply chains

The Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) has adopted a consensus recommendation that companies set a target date for eliminating deforestation and ecosystem conversion from their supply chains no later than 2025.

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