Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  Due diligence, E&S impact assessment, Responsible supply chains
  Buyers, Operators
Tools and Guides

Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains

  Oct 01th, 2016

This guide aims to help enterprises observe standards of responsible business conduct and undertake due diligence along agricultural supply chains in order to ensure that their operations contribute to sustainable development. It provides information on

• a model enterprise policy outlining the standards that enterprises should observe to build responsible agricultural supply chains,

• a framework for risk-based due diligence describing the five steps that enterprises should follow to identify, assess, mitigate and account for how they address the adverse impacts of their activities,

• description of the major risks faced by enterprises and the measures to mitigate these risks, and

• Guidance for engaging with indigenous peoples.