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2. Set up the committee 5.1.1.vtt
2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard
Gender Equality, Grievance mechanism, Management, Risk assessment and management plan
Assess & address, Child labor, Discrimination, Forced labor, Gender equality, Workplace harassment
Certificate Holders, Certification Bodies, IMS staff, Rainforest Alliance staff, Technical assistants/consultants
Ms Alexandra Channer de Renzy
13 September 21
What is required
Setting up a committee for assess-and-address is part of mandatory Core
Who does it apply to?
Management of any group, large farm or
individually certified farm
What must you do?
• Management appoints a representative for
Workers select their representative
• Management gives a mandate to the
When or how often must you do this?
• Year 0 of certification
• Amend only when necessary
What is optional?
• Groups can choose to appoint a management representative only instead of a
Group members select their representative, where possible