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Remediation and remedy

…criminal or administrative, such as fines), as well as the prevention of harm through, for example, injunctions or guarantees of non-repetition.[4] [4] Adapted from the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

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Operational Guidance

Achieving Commitments Through Collaboration

Guidance on how companies can fulfil voluntary commitments and support broader positive impacts through multi-stakeholder collaboration, including in landscape, jurisdictional, and sectoral initiatives This document provides guidance on how…

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Deforestation

…legal. The Accountability Framework’s definition of deforestation signifies “gross deforestation” of natural forest where “gross” is used in the sense of “total; aggregate; without deduction for reforestation or other offset.”…

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Core Principles

Supply chain assessment and traceability

…processed materials are assessed for non-compliance or risk of non-compliance with company commitments, applicable law related to the Accountability Framework’s scope, and adverse impacts to internationally-recognized human rights. If risk…

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Core Principles

Collaboration for landscape and sectoral sustainability

…in the agriculture and forestry sectors, as well as relevant associations, industry groups, and government actors to follow the elements of the Accountability Framework. 10.7 Company-supported advocacy and governmental engagement…

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Minimal level (of deforestation or conversion)

…Value framework. If planned in advance, be specified as a result of an integrated and participatory land-use planning process that follows good practices for achieving positive environmental and social outcomes…

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Operational Guidance

Cutoff Dates

Guidance for setting cutoff dates for no-deforestation and no-conversion commitments This document provides guidance on how companies should set or adopt cutoff dates for no-deforestation and no-conversion commitments, as…

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Core Principles

Managing for supply chain compliance

…accordance with their commitments and the applicable sections of the Accountability Framework. 6.2 Buyers that maintain long-term or recurring buying relationships with producers or primary processors support these suppliers to…

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Operational Guidance

Workers’ Rights

…elaborates on the Accountability Framework’s Core Principles 2.1 and 2.3 regarding respect for workers’ rights in the context of all production, processing, and trade activities in the forestry and agriculture…

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Key terms that are used in the Accountability Framework Core Principles and Operational Guidance. Key terms that are used in the Accountability Framework Core Principles and Operational Guidance….

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