Projects

Africa Practitioners Network – Strengthening understanding

Africa Practitioners Network – Strengthening understanding

19 October 2020

In West and Central Africa, agricultural and forest commodity production is rapidly expanding and there is growing interest in making production responsible. Capacity development is essential to address the lack of practical...

Benchmarking national legislation against voluntary certification schemes

Benchmarking national legislation against voluntary certification schemes

19 October 2020

Legal compliance is a vital first step to reducing forest loss and helping businesses meet their sustainability commitments. This programme promotes legal compliance as a first step to demonstrating compliance with national and...

Developing practical resources for HCVs management and monitoring

Developing practical resources for HCVs management and monitoring

19 October 2020

In 2018, Proforest facilitated the development of a practical resource for identifying HCVs in Malaysia: the Malaysian National Interpretation (MYNI) of the Common Guidance for the Identification of HCVs. In 2019 Proforest was...

Working with cocoa and chocolate companies through the World Cocoa Foundation

Working with cocoa and chocolate companies through the World Cocoa Foundation

2 September 2020

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is a non-profit international membership organisation whose vision is a sustainable and thriving cocoa sector. Under the Healthy Planet Pillar, WCF is leading the Cocoa & Forest Initiative (CFI)...

Proforest supports Corrie MacColl Limited in improving its sustainability performance

Proforest supports Corrie MacColl Limited in improving its sustainability performance

2 September 2020

Proforest Africa has worked with Corrie MacColl Limited (a subsidiary of Halcyon Agri Corporation Limited) to improve the sustainability of its Cameroon plantations acquired in 2016. This strategic partnership which began in 2018...

Procedures to remediate serious human rights issues

Procedures to remediate serious human rights issues

13 August 2020

Alongside our CORE partner, Daemeter we have worked with Wilmar, a palm oil refiner, grower and trader, to develop a procedure for how their suppliers should address serious non-compliances with Wilmar’s ‘No Exploitation’...

Enabling Workers Voices to be heard

Enabling Workers Voices to be heard

13 August 2020

Proforest is implementing a trial of ‘workers voice’ tools at palm oil mills in Latin America and Southeast Asia, in collaboration with Cargill, PepsiCo, RSPO and Ulula. We work with mill managers, and workers to roll out...

RSPO - UNICEF Guidance on Child Rights for palm oil companies

RSPO - UNICEF Guidance on Child Rights for palm oil companies

12 August 2020

Proforest is working in partnership with The Centre for Child Rights and Business (CCR CSR)  (formerly Centre for Child Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility) to develop guidance documents for companies to improve business...

Development of HCV Malaysia Toolkit

Development of HCV Malaysia Toolkit

12 August 2020

In continuation with the Malaysian National Interpretation (MYNI) of the Common Guidance for the Identification of HCVs, Proforest has been engaged by the HCV Malaysia Toolkit Steering Committee to facilitate the development of...

Our partnership with The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Our partnership with The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

12 August 2020

Proforest has provided technical support to RSPO since its inception, including facilitation of working groups, development of technical requirements and stakeholder consultation. This includes facilitating the original process of...

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