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Due diligence

…investments. Note: This definition of due diligence pertains to environmental and social issues in commodity supply chains, consistent with the scope of the Accountability Framework. Other forms of business due…

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Non-compliance

The state of not complying with or fulfilling (or only partially complying with or fulfilling) a given law, standard, commitment, or target. In the context of the Accountability Framework, non-fulfillment…

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Metric

…land area, facility, supply chain, company, process, or system). The Accountability Framework uses this term, rather than the closely related term ‘indicator’, although the terms may often be used interchangeably….

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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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Reporting

Conveyance of information on compliance, performance, or actions from one party to another. In the context of supply chain commitments in the Accountability Framework, reporting is typically from suppliers to…

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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 referenced…

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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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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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