A common approach for ethical supply chains in agriculture and forestry

The Accountability Framework supports the global effort to produce agricultural and forestry commodities while protecting forests, other ecosystems, and human rights.

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How the Framework can help you establish or support ethical supply chains

Set and strengthen supply chain goals

Use the Framework to craft policies that align with international norms and the expectations of investors, lenders, commodity buyers, and civil society.

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Improve implementation systems

Use the Framework to develop more effective implementation processes based in global best practice and contextualized to your supply chain.

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Streamline reporting

Use the Framework to help credibly demonstrate progress towards your supply chain goals and identify the best reporting tools for your company.

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Build from global consensus to achieve your goals

Whether establishing ethical supply chains, writing effective legislation or standards, or setting criteria for investment or financing, using consensus-based principles, guidance, and definitions will help ensure effective action and clear accountability.

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The Accountability Framework can help everyone to speak the same language, making it faster and easier for all of us to deliver on commitments.

Michel Santos | Director, Global Sustainability, Bunge


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Company training and learning webinar series

Are you already applying the Framework and want to learn about other ways it can help your company achieve its goals? Are you interested in how your peers are using it? Or are you aware of the Framework but still not sure how your company should use it? If you answered “yes” to any of […]

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Newsletter | September 2020

Once companies recognize the importance of addressing deforestation, conversion, and human rights risks in their supply chains, an important step is to define company policies and goals to address these issues. There are plenty of sources of advice on how to do this – in fact, it is easy for companies to get overwhelmed by […]

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Webinar: Ethical supply chains in the age of Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of life on our planet – including the way that goods are produced and distributed. How are commodity producers adapting their sustainability and ethical supply chain efforts to this disruption? And how can we all work together under this new reality to achieve the goals of halting […]

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