04 Gender Equality Guidance Paper for Facilitating Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives

04 Gender Equality Guidance Paper for Facilitating Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives

10 July 2020

This guidance is intended for projects or programmes where we are convenors, facilitators, and/or trainers for a process of bringing together representatives of different sectors, working toward a common goal.

This includes work to develop or revise standards, policies or guidance, or to reach regional or national agreements or commitments or to facilitate the development of a specific technical tool.

03 Gender Equality Guidance Paper for Responsible Sourcing Projects

03 Gender Equality Guidance Paper for Responsible Sourcing Projects

10 July 2020

This guidance is intended for projects where Proforest supports the development and/or implementation of responsible sourcing policy commitments around soft commodities (e.g. soy, beef, palm oil, sugar, cocoa) or forest products. This work is almost always for a specific private sector client (typically a brand, manufacturer, retailer, or trader).

04 Understanding commitments to No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE)

04 Understanding commitments to No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE)

19 March 2020

This document provides an introduction to the key terms and ideas behind No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) commitments.

02 Drivers of child labour, forced labour, inadequate health and safety, and land rights abuses and disputes in agriculture and forestry

02 Drivers of child labour, forced labour, inadequate health and safety, and land rights abuses and disputes in agriculture and forestry

30 October 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

This document outlines some of the most common underlying conditions in which child labour, forced labour, inadequate health and safety, and land rights abuses and disputes are reported to occur in...

01 Using social risk assessment in approaches to responsible sourcing of agricultural commodities

01 Using social risk assessment in approaches to responsible sourcing of agricultural commodities

18 October 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

This document provides suggestions for how companies can use social risk assessment as part of their responsible sourcing strategies for agricultural commodities. It gives an overview of why social...

03 Engaging with Landscape Initiatives

03 Engaging with Landscape Initiatives

18 October 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

How a company engages with landscape initiatives depends partly on the company's position in the supply chain. Downstream companies (manufacturers, brands, retailers) often source from many different...

SHARP: A Retrospective

SHARP: A Retrospective

27 August 2019

SHARP | 2019 | SHARP

SHARP was a multi-stakeholder partnership of organisations sharing an interest in supporting smallholders globally to produce commodity crops sustainably.

Through the SHARP partnership production and supply...

Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is changing palm oil production in West and Central Africa

Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is changing palm oil production in West and Central Africa

24 June 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

This publication provides a regional overview of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative's (APOI) progress across West and Central Africa so far.

Download: Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is...

Agricultural Commodity Responsible Sourcing (ACRES): taking action within and beyond supply chains

Agricultural Commodity Responsible Sourcing (ACRES): taking action within and beyond supply chains

7 June 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

Proforest has been working with companies throughout the supply chain to support them in delivering their responsible sourcing and production commitments for nearly 20 years. Building on this...

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

30 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

There are many models of smallholder production, ranging from independent farmers or cooperatives to large-scale schemes funded by governments or the private sector.

The baseline studies listed here review...

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