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Remedying human rights grievances in the supply chain

Remedying human rights grievances in the supply chain

17 November 2023

Guidance on grievance management for buyers of agricultural commodities

Categories: Human Rights & Social Issues People Supporting companies

The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative: lessons on the transition from the Africa Palm Oil Initiative

The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative: lessons on the transition from the Africa Palm Oil Initiative

1 November 2023

The transition of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) into the Africa Sustainable Commodities (ASCI) Initiative, mandated by 10 African governments at COP26, provides a useful case study in scaling up a multi-stakeholder initiative.

Categories: APOI / Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative Africa

Starting the Journey: Companies Collaborate for Beef Sustainability at Scale

Starting the Journey: Companies Collaborate for Beef Sustainability at Scale

25 October 2023

This report explores how and why midstream and downstream companies have taken landscape-scale action in beef producing areas. A collaboration between the Tropical Forest Alliance, Proforest, and CDP.

Categories: Responsible Sourcing & Production Briefings Nature Climate Supporting companies Effective collaboration Landscapes Cattle

Accelerating Progress for Nature, Climate and People at Scale: Companies’ Roles and Action

Accelerating Progress for Nature, Climate and People at Scale: Companies’ Roles and Action

25 September 2023

This report by TFA and Proforest focuses on how companies, including but not limited to the forest, land and agricultural (FLAG) sectors, can help accelerate progress towards nature, climate and people goals by contributing to multi-stakeholder collaboration at landscape and jurisdictional scale.

Categories: People Nature Climate Supporting companies Landscapes

Beyond Value Chain Mitigation: Incentivising Corporate Action at Landscape and Jurisdictional Scale

Beyond Value Chain Mitigation: Incentivising Corporate Action at Landscape and Jurisdictional Scale

24 August 2023

This joint position contains a summary of some of the feedback from these organisations to the SBTi as part of its public consultation process and aims to serve as a reference and discussion point for stakeholders interested in building incentives for companies to take BVCM actions.

Categories: Climate Supporting companies Landscapes

Risk Benchmarking for the EU Deforestation Regulation: Key Principles & Recommendations

Risk Benchmarking for the EU Deforestation Regulation: Key Principles & Recommendations

10 August 2023

Trase and Proforest have released a comprehensive risk benchmarking framework and methodology aimed at supporting the European Union’s deforestation regulation (EUDR) system.

Categories: Responsible Sourcing & Production Briefings Supporting companies

Sharing Responsibility and Success - Companies Collaborate to Support Palm Oil Landscapes

Sharing Responsibility and Success - Companies Collaborate to Support Palm Oil Landscapes

28 July 2023

Informed by interviews with 18 companies and 11 landscape implementers as well as submissions to CDP’s forest questionnaire 2022, this report aims to map the way forward and mobilise more landscape-scale action by downstream and midstream companies in palm oil.

Categories: Supporting companies Landscapes Palm oil

Aligning efforts to report and act on land use change emissions and commodity-driven deforestation and conversion

Aligning efforts to report and act on land use change emissions and commodity-driven deforestation and conversion

12 June 2023

For many companies, the progress they can make on reducing Land Use Change emissions is closely related to the actions they need to take to address deforestation and ecosystem conversion in their supply chains.

Category: Supporting companies

Nature Positive Farming – package to support smallholder producers achieve Deforestation and Conversion Free sourcing requirements.

Nature Positive Farming – package to support smallholder producers achieve Deforestation and Conversion Free sourcing requirements.

2 June 2023

Nature Positive Farming (NPF), developed by the HCV Network, provides a unique stepwise approach to build smallholder capacity and ownership to move towards DCF production. This is coupled with a package of self-reporting and remote verification tools to provide transparency and assurance to companies.

Categories: Production Landscape Programmes Southeast Asia

Beyond Supply Chains: Pulp, Paper and Packaging Companies Take Landscape Action for Sustainability at Scale

Beyond Supply Chains: Pulp, Paper and Packaging Companies Take Landscape Action for Sustainability at Scale

5 May 2023

This report explores why and how downstream and midstream companies are engaging at landscape scale to achieve sustainable land use in pulp, paper and packaging (PPP) production areas. Companies engage at this scale to meet their own sustainability commitments and improve relationships with local communities and stakeholders.

Categories: Supporting companies Landscapes Forest products

The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative

The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative

3 April 2023

Ten West and Central African countries commit to sustainable commodity production, with new Declaration signed at CoP27, November 9, 2022

Categories: APOI / Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative Africa Palm oil Forest products Rubber Cocoa Timber

Respecting Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Landscape Initiatives

Respecting Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Landscape Initiatives

21 March 2023

This guidance is a resource for planners and implementers of landscape initiatives and suggests practical approaches to ensuring IPLC participation in, or ownership of, decisions in landscape initiatives at various key steps.

Categories: Human Rights & Social Issues Landscapes