28 Sep 2023
This Accountability Framework document clarifies and expands guidance for companies on selecting cutoff dates for deforestation and conversion.
3 Jun 2021
What will it take to ensure that commodity supply chains are fully protective of natural ecosystems and human rights? It’s no exaggeration to say that the future of the world’s forests, global climate stability, and the wellbeing of millions of people hinge on getting the answer to this question right.
16 Mar 2021
The Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) partnered with CDP Asia to host a series of webinars in Bahasa Indonesia to introduce the Accountability Framework to palm oil and forestry companies in Indonesia and Malaysia.
16 Mar 2021
“If you want to go far, go together.” When it comes to addressing deforestation and human rights across global supply chains, this proverb is as true as ever. That’s why industry groups and roundtables have come to play a key role in defining common standards and systems for responsible commodities.
8 Dec 2020
As companies gain a greater understanding of sustainability issues in agricultural and forestry supply chains they are faced with a growing number of non-financial disclosure requirements from their investors, customers, and civil society.
19 Mar 2020
To achieve ethical supply chains, companies must have clear global goals and mechanisms for protecting the environment and human rights that align with norms and expectations agreed upon by civil society, governments, investors, and others.
5 Dec 2019
Over the past decade, hundreds of companies that produce, trade, and purchase agricultural and forestry commodities have made commitments to ethical supply chains. Yet, for many, the path from commitments to action to results has been a rocky one.