The Framework About

Supports Biodiversity

This business has implemented – and/or provided monetary or in-kind donations to – projects or initiatives supporting biodiversity conservation in its supply chain, as a means to mitigate its footprint on biodiversity.

Sustainable Development Goals
Life on land
Proof Point Level
Product Business


  • The project must be in the business's sphere of influence – it must impact the environment in which the goods are produced (e.g. a farm)
  • Practices implemented by the business must be implemented within the production supply chain
  • Practices must target material impact on biodiversity.
  • Contributions to external projects must have been made in the last 12 months or the practices must have been active ine the last 12 months

Publication Requirements

  • Disclose information about the project or practices and specify exactly what benefit they provide to nature/biodiversity
  • Disclose whether they have assessed their impact on biodiversity
  • The business should aim to disclose its full impact on biodiversity, and state any relevant areas that they are not currently targeting.

Accepted Evidence

Evidence should strongly support the claim and will be made publicly available

  • Program/project report
  • Program/project website (must be separate from the brand's)

Accepted Verifiers

Verifiers are third parties who can confirm the validity of a given Proof Point

  • NGO or charity
  • Implementation partner

Additional Resources

International Union for Conservation of Nature - Business & Biodiversity

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