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HCV Assessment Manual

HCV Assessment Manual

Prepared by Proforest on behalf of the HCV Resource Network Assessor Licensing Scheme, this manual serves as a reference document for licensed assessors during all steps of a High Conservation Value (HCV) assessment.

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High Conservation Value-High Carbon Stock Approach Assessment Manual

High Conservation Value-High Carbon Stock Approach Assessment Manual

Primarily targeted at guiding assessment teams through the HCV-HCSA assessment process, this Manual is also useful for HCSA Member companies commissioning HCV-HCSA assessments.

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Common Guidance for the Identification of HCVs

Common Guidance for the Identification of HCVs

This practical user manual offers guidance for the interpretation and identification of HCVs globally, for any type of ecosystem, and across all natural resource sectors and standards.

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Common Guidance for the Management and Monitoring of High Conservation Values

Common Guidance for the Management and Monitoring of High Conservation Values

This document provides general guidance and good practice recommendations for the management and monitoring of HCVs.

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High Conservation Value Forest toolkit

High Conservation Value Forest toolkit

The first comprehensive practical guidance on identifying and managing High Conservation Value Forests

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Mentoring Sustainability Practitioners

Mentoring Sustainability Practitioners

A Proforest guide to developing capacity for supporting responsible production of agricultural and forest commodities.

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Delivering company commitments to zero deforestation commodity supply chains

Delivering company commitments to zero deforestation commodity supply chains

This briefing note aims to help companies move beyond defining and monitoring deforestation to better supporting forest protection on-the-ground.

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APOI: note d'information 5

APOI: note d'information 5

Mise à jour d'octobre 2017 sur l'Initiative Huile de Palme en Afrique de la TFA 2020

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APOI: briefing note 5

APOI: briefing note 5

October 2017 update on the TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative

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Responsible Sourcing: A Practical Guide

Responsible Sourcing: A Practical Guide

The guide covers the six key elements of our approach to responsible sourcing from strategic review, through traceability and supply chain mapping to monitoring and reporting.

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The High Carbon Stock Approach: an update

The High Carbon Stock Approach: an update

An introduction to the new converged HCS methodology for identifying viable forest areas.

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Socio-environmental monitoring of the cattle sector in Brazil

Socio-environmental monitoring of the cattle sector in Brazil

Cattle traceability in Brazil is challenging as cattle might pass through many different farms. A range of tools exist to assess the cattle suppliers against a number of requirements.

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Responsible sourcing in practice: supplier engagement

Responsible sourcing in practice: supplier engagement

Supplier engagement is a set of interventions that are implemented with suppliers to build compliance with policy commitments across the production base.

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Assessing compliance with the Forest Code: a practical guide

Assessing compliance with the Forest Code: a practical guide

This guide aims to help companies to verify compliance with the Brazilian Forest Code in their supply chains.

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Legal compliance and zero deforestation initiatives Brazil

Legal compliance and zero deforestation initiatives Brazil

This joint report from Proforest, WWF and TFA 2020 identifies tools to support responsible sourcing of agricultural and forest commodities in Brazil

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Delivering responsible sourcing in practice: an integrated approach

Delivering responsible sourcing in practice: an integrated approach

An introduction to three main approaches to responsible sourcing: certification, legal compliance and direct engagement.

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Building on legality

Building on legality

How legal compliance can support companies to deliver their commitments to responsible sourcing and production

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Geospatial risk assessment and 'no deforestation' commitments

Geospatial risk assessment and 'no deforestation' commitments

An introduction to geospatial risk assessment as a tool to identify and prioritise risk in the supply chain.

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Briefing notes on FLEGT and REDD+

Briefing notes on FLEGT and REDD+

This series of briefing notes aims to show how FLEGT and REDD+ can be linked to provide mutual benefits.

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Proforest Initiative Annual Report 2014

Proforest Initiative Annual Report 2014

This report offers a snapshot of the Proforest Initiative's achievements in 2014, highlights include capacity building delivered through the Africa Practitioners Network; the work of the SHARP Partnership and our contributions to the High Conservation Value Resource Network and the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020.

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Introduction to landscape or jurisdictional initiatives in commodity agriculture

Introduction to landscape or jurisdictional initiatives in commodity agriculture

Introduces the concept of landscape or jurisdictional initiatives and describes some of the approaches that are underway.

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Proforest's consultancy services

Proforest's consultancy services

Brochure introducing Proforest's consultancy services

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Proforest's Programmes

Proforest's Programmes

Brochure introducing Proforest's programme work

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