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==Apparel Questions==
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==Dairy Questions==
  
In this section, you will find the list of 'Dairy' questions that is used in the Food and Beverages sector ranking matrices. The questions are categorized into three areas: Climate Change, Environmental Policy and Labor Conditions and Human Rights. Clicking on a question heading will provide you with more background information, guidelines and possible jurisdiction for the question.  
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In this section, you will find the list of 'Dairy' questions to be used in the Food and Beverages sector ranking matrices. The questions are categorized into three areas: Climate Change, Environmental Policy and Labor Conditions, and Human Rights. Clicking on a question heading will provide you with more background information, guidelines and possible jurisdiction for the question.  
  
 
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===Questions about Climate Change ===
 
===Questions about Climate Change ===
  
 
[[Dairy Climate Change Question 1|Dairy Climate Change Question 1]]: <br/>
 
[[Dairy Climate Change Question 1|Dairy Climate Change Question 1]]: <br/>
Is there a policy for the brand to minimize, reduce or compensate carbon emissions?
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Is there a policy for the brand (company) to minimize, reduce or compensate its greenhouse gas emissions?
  
 
[[Dairy Climate Change Question 2|Dairy Climate Change Question 2]]: <br/>
 
[[Dairy Climate Change Question 2|Dairy Climate Change Question 2]]: <br/>
Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual absolute carbon footprint of its 'own operations' (Scope 1 & 2) and has the brand already reduced or compensated 10% of these emissions in the last 5 years?
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Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual greenhouse gas emissions of its 'own operations'?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Climate Change Question 3|Apparel & Footwear Climate Change Question 3]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Climate Change Question 3|Dairy Climate Change Question 3]]: <br/>
Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce the absolute carbon footprint of its 'own operations' (Scope 1 & 2) by at least 20% within the next 5 years?
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Has the brand (company) already reduced or compensated its absolute 'own operations' greenhouse gas emissions by at least 10% in the last 5 years?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Climate Change Question 4|Apparel & Footwear Climate Change Question 4]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Climate Change Question 4|Dairy Climate Change Question 4]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) also have a policy to reduce/ compensate carbon emissions generated from the supply/production chain (Scope 3)?
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Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce its absolute ‘own operations’ greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20% over the next 5 years?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Climate Change Question 5|Apparel & Footwear Climate Change Question 5]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Climate Change Question 5|Dairy Climate Change Question 5]]: <br/>
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Does the brand (company) also have a policy to reduce or compensate the methane emissions generated from the dairy farms (that are beyond own operations)?
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[[Dairy Climate Change Question 6|Dairy Climate Change Question 6]]: <br/>
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Does the brand (company) use energy derived from renewable sources?
  
 
===Questions about Environmental Policy===
 
===Questions about Environmental Policy===
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 1|Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 1]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 1|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 1]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) use environmentally 'preferred' raw materials for more than 5% of its volume?
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Does the brand (company) offer an organic line of dairy products?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 2|Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 2]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 2|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 2]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) use environmentally 'preferred' raw materials for more than 10% of its volume?
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Do all the farm’s cows spend 720 hours a year, or more, on grasslands?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 3|Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 3]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 3|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 3]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) use environmentally 'preferred' raw materials for more than 25% of its volume?
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Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that spend 3300 hours a year, or more, on grasslands?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 4|Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 4]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 4|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 4]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) report on its environmental policy related to the ‘wet processes’ within the production cycle, like bleaching and dying of fabrics?
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Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that are exclusively fed with organic food?  
  
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 5|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 5]]: <br/>
[[Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 5|Apparel & Footwear Ecology Question 5]]: <br/>
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Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that are not treated with synthetic hormones and are not given preventive antibiotics?  
Has more that 10% of the brand's annual volumes been produced according to environmental certification, so as to reduce the environmental impact of the ‘wet processes’ within the production cycle?
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===Questions about Labor Conditions and Human Rights===
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 6|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 6]]: <br/>
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Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that graze on farmlands that are only treated with organic fertilizers and organic pesticides?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 1|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 1]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 7|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 7]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) have a supplier Code of Conduct (CoC) which includes the following standards: No forced or slave labor, no child labor, no discrimination of any kind and a safe and hygienic workplace?
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Is at least 50% of the dairy produced without chemical flavors, colorants, smells or preservatives?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 2|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 2]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 8|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 8]]: <br/>
Does this CoC include at least two of the following workers rights: 1. to have a formally registered employment relationship 2. to have a maximum working week of 48 hours with voluntary paid overtime of 12 hours maximum 3. to have a sufficient living wage?
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Does the brand (company) use environmentally certified raw materials (such as sugar, fruit and cocoa) for its dairy products?  
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 3|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 3]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 9|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 9]]: <br/>
Does this CoC include the right for workers to form and join trade unions and bargain collectively; and in those situations where these rights are restricted under law, the right to facilitate parallel means of independent and free association and bargaining?
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Does the brand (company) have the objective to only source sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed by 2015 (at the latest), and does the brand already purchase sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed in order to stop e.g. the destruction of tropical forests for palm and soy oil plantations?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 4|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 4]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 10|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 10]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) have a published list of direct suppliers, that have collectively contributed to more than 90% of the purchase volume?
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Does the brand (company) have a policy to reduce ammonia emissions generated by its cows manure?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 5|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 5]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 11|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 11]]: <br/>
Is the brand (company) a member of a collective initiative that aims to improve labor conditions, or does the brand (company) purchase its supplies from accredited factories with improved labor conditions?
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Does the brand (company) have clear objectives to reduce packaging weight of its products and to increase the use of sustainable/renewable plastics, and does the brand report the results annually?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 6|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 6]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Environmental Policy Question 12|Dairy Environmental Policy Question 12]]: <br/>
Do independent civil society organizations like NGO's and labor unions have a decisive voice in this collective initiative or in these certification schemes?
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Does the brand (company) have a clear policy to reduce waste and does the brand report the results annually?
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===Questions about Labor Conditions and Human Rights===
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 7|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 7]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 1|Dairy Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 1]]: <br/>
Does the brand (company) annually report on the results of its labor conditions policy?
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Does the brand (company) have the objective to only source sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed by 2015 (at the latest), and does the brand already purchase sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed in order to stop e.g. forced labor and insufficient wages?
  
[[Apparel & Footwear Question 8|Apparel & Footwear Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 8]]: <br/>
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[[Dairy Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 2|Dairy Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 2]]: <br/>
Has the brand’s labor conditions policy resulted in a ‘compliance level’ of at least 30%  of the purchase volume, or a ‘monitored level' of at least 80%?
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Does the brand (company) use socially certified raw materials (such as sugar, fruit and cocoa) for its products?

Latest revision as of 10:40, 12 October 2012

Dairy Questions

In this section, you will find the list of 'Dairy' questions to be used in the Food and Beverages sector ranking matrices. The questions are categorized into three areas: Climate Change, Environmental Policy and Labor Conditions, and Human Rights. Clicking on a question heading will provide you with more background information, guidelines and possible jurisdiction for the question.

Click here to go back to the Main Page.

Click here for the Category and Free Tag Instructions for the Dairy Section.

Click here to see what to do when a brand does not provide any information on CSR or on any of the 3 themes: Brand no information

Questions about Climate Change

Dairy Climate Change Question 1:
Is there a policy for the brand (company) to minimize, reduce or compensate its greenhouse gas emissions?

Dairy Climate Change Question 2:
Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual greenhouse gas emissions of its 'own operations'?

Dairy Climate Change Question 3:
Has the brand (company) already reduced or compensated its absolute 'own operations' greenhouse gas emissions by at least 10% in the last 5 years?

Dairy Climate Change Question 4:
Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce its absolute ‘own operations’ greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20% over the next 5 years?

Dairy Climate Change Question 5:
Does the brand (company) also have a policy to reduce or compensate the methane emissions generated from the dairy farms (that are beyond own operations)?

Dairy Climate Change Question 6:
Does the brand (company) use energy derived from renewable sources?

Questions about Environmental Policy

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 1:
Does the brand (company) offer an organic line of dairy products?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 2:
Do all the farm’s cows spend 720 hours a year, or more, on grasslands?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 3:
Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that spend 3300 hours a year, or more, on grasslands?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 4:
Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that are exclusively fed with organic food?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 5:
Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that are not treated with synthetic hormones and are not given preventive antibiotics?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 6:
Does at least 50% of the dairy come from cows that graze on farmlands that are only treated with organic fertilizers and organic pesticides?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 7:
Is at least 50% of the dairy produced without chemical flavors, colorants, smells or preservatives?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 8:
Does the brand (company) use environmentally certified raw materials (such as sugar, fruit and cocoa) for its dairy products?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 9:
Does the brand (company) have the objective to only source sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed by 2015 (at the latest), and does the brand already purchase sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed in order to stop e.g. the destruction of tropical forests for palm and soy oil plantations?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 10:
Does the brand (company) have a policy to reduce ammonia emissions generated by its cows manure?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 11:
Does the brand (company) have clear objectives to reduce packaging weight of its products and to increase the use of sustainable/renewable plastics, and does the brand report the results annually?

Dairy Environmental Policy Question 12:
Does the brand (company) have a clear policy to reduce waste and does the brand report the results annually?

Questions about Labor Conditions and Human Rights

Dairy Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 1:
Does the brand (company) have the objective to only source sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed by 2015 (at the latest), and does the brand already purchase sustainable soy and palm for the cow’s feed in order to stop e.g. forced labor and insufficient wages?

Dairy Labor Conditions and Human Rights Question 2:
Does the brand (company) use socially certified raw materials (such as sugar, fruit and cocoa) for its products?