This document is part of a series of briefing notes about responsible sourcing and production.
This guide aims to help companies to verify compliance with the Brazilian Forest Code in their supply chain. It presents accessible compliance tools that can be used without the need to involve legal or environmental specialists.
These examples, with pros and cons of each, are intended to inform decisions of palm oil companies and policy makers.
In Brazil various initiatives are dedicated to assessing environmental and other risks associated with commodity production, while a number of other initiatives seek to mitigate those risks. These voluntary initiatives are...
Baseline studies review of some of the models of smallholder production, ranging from independent farmers or cooperatives to large-scale schemes funded by governments or the private sector.