12 Core Principles form the foundation of the Accountability Framework
These principles serve as a guide for companies and others in setting, implementing and monitoring effective commitments on deforestation, ecosystem conversion, and human rights in ethical supply chains.
Set and strengthen goals
Protection of forests and other natural ecosystemsLearn More
Respect for human rightsLearn More
Specification of commitmentsLearn More
Implement ethical supply chains
Company systems and processes to drive effective implementationLearn More
Supply chain assessment and traceabilityLearn More
Managing for supply chain complianceLearn More
Land acquisition, land use planning, and site developmentLearn More
Land management and long-term protectionLearn More
Access to remedy and environmental restorationLearn More
Collaboration for landscape and sectoral sustainabilityLearn More
Monitoring and verificationLearn More
Use the Framework
Ready to get started? Learn more about how to apply the Framework to set or strengthen company goals, assess and improve implementation systems, and credibly demonstrate progress:Get Started
One primary use of the Accountability Framework for companies to use it to benchmark their commitments. Companies can see how their policies match up to the Framework and see what they need to improve.
Deputy Director - Conservation and Land Use, Proforest
Still have questions?
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