Rainforest Alliance Audit Allocation System Overview
This document gives an initial description of the audit allocation system, which will be implemented in Ivory Coast and Ghana for UTZ Code of Conduct and Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Agriculture certificate holders’ audits.
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This is the latest version of the UTZ Certification Protocol. The UTZ Certification Protocol describes the process for becoming an UTZ certified member. It explains which members need to receive an audit, and how and when this audit shall be conducted. The Certification Protocol also describes the arrangements determining the relationship between the CBs and UTZ.
The UEBT/UTZ Herbal Tea Field Checklist is based on the UEBT Ethical BioTrade Standard, complemented by an UTZ Supplement. It is a list of all of the control points and questions that apply to the Supply Chains that are covered under the UEBT/UTZ Herbal Tea Certification Program of the UEBT Member. The checklist should be used by UEBT/UTZ Certificate Holders for their monitoring visits to the suppliers producing the certified ingredient(s). It should also be used by external auditors when conducting on-site spot checks, as part of the audit for UEBT/UTZ Herbal Tea Certification.
This is the Core Code of Conduct for Group and Multi-group certification. *Group: A group of organized producers (group members) that implement an Internal Management System (IMS). The group can be organized as an association or cooperative. **Multi-group: A group composed of two or more sub-groups of organized producers that are managed by a common Internal Management System (IMS). Each sub-group also implements its own IMS.
This is the Core Code of Conduct for Individual and Multi-site certification. Individual producer: Individual producer owning or managing one farm. Multi-site: Two or more farms owned or rented by one or more producers which operate a joint management system. There is an identified central location where the activities of the(se) producer(s) and their farms are managed.