59 results for Core Principles

Operational Guidance

Cutoff Dates

…and no-conversion commitments, as referenced in Core Principle 1. This includes guidance for companies that source multiple commodities from multiple regions, as well as guidance related to sector-wide cutoff dates….

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Operational Guidance

Monitoring and Verification

Guidance on norms and good practices for monitoring and verification related to company commitments, focusing on environmental and social outcomes associated with raw material production and primary processing This…

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Core Principles

Respect for human rights

…well established in instruments such as the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Core internationally-recognized human rights are described in the International Bill of Human Rights (consisting of…

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Sustainability without silos

…accepted international norms on the topics that it addresses. These include the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP), International Labor Organization (ILO)…

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Grievance mechanism

…can be sought.[3] Grievance mechanisms may be State-based or non-State-based and they may be judicial or non-judicial.   [3] Adapted from the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights…

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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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The time for ethical supply chains is now

…Framework fulfills this request. The Framework’s principles and guidance provide a clear and practical roadmap to implementing ethical supply chains. Underlying the Framework is the consensus of 15 leading NGOs…

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