Requirements 1.5.1, 1.6.2 and 5.1.4 of the 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard requires certificate holders todocument and remediate cases of child labor, forced labor, discrimination,
This annex includes additional binding content related to the implementation of the Requirements in Chapter 5 of the Sustainable Agriculture Standard: Social. The Annex has been made
The Certification Application Form (CAF) is a mandatory document to be filled out by Certificate Holders and Certification Bodies along the Certification Process of the Sustainable Agriculture
Piloting our 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard: how our assess-and-address approach is tackling human rights issues
Our 2020 Certification Program promotes an assess-and-address approach and grievance mechanism for tackling human rights issues. This new, risk-based system focuses on prevention, engagement, and improvement and incentivizes farmers and companies to tackle human rights issues rather than hide them. It also requires farms and farmer groups to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.
As outlined in the requirements of the 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard, certificate holders must conduct a risk assessment. The tool which is available for group and individually certified farm