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Shared Learnings from Users of the AASF: Pilot Case Studies 

The first three in a series of user case studies highlights how others have aligned or leveraged the AASF principles and criteria to underpin or validate their business’s sustainability needs and objectives. We have worked with AAM Investment Group, AgriFutures and AgCarE to create these documents. If you would like to engage or become a.. Continue reading >

AASF Community of Practice Online Forum | Monday 17 June 2024

Registrations are now open for our next Community of Practice Webinar. We are excited to come together again for the AASF Community of Practice Online Forum, Monday 17 June 2024. This event is online only and provides the latest updates on AASF activities, findings from the AASF materiality assessment, and progress on the National Agriculture Traceability.. Continue reading >

AASF Community of Practice in-person Exchange 20-21 March 2024

Registrations are now open for our next Community of Practice. We are excited to come together again for the AASF Community of Practice Exchange in Canberra, Wednesday 20 March and Thursday 21 March 2024. This event will be in person only and provide the latest updates on AASF activities, interactive sessions on the CSIRO Data Ecosystem.. Continue reading >

Outreach for Australian Sustainability Reporting Standards

At our last COP we heard from the Australian Accounting Standards Board about their Exposure Draft of the Australian Sustainability Reporting Standards – Disclosure of Climate-related Financial Information. This draft has been released and there are a series of outreach activities occurring which provide an opportunity for Australian agriculture stakeholders to provide feedback on the.. Continue reading >

Community Trust in Rural Industries

This article, provided by AgriFutures Australia, offers a comprehensive exploration of the factors influencing trust within rural sectors. Gain valuable insights into the challenges faced by rural industries and discover practical strategies to enhance trust relationships with local communities. Whether you’re a stakeholder, policymaker, or simply curious about the dynamics of rural economies, this fact.. Continue reading >

Evidence-Based Sustainability Credentials and Next Steps for the Australian Agricultural Sustainability Framework

The Australian Government is supporting strategic partnerships under the Australian Trade System Support—Cultivating Australia’s Agricultural Traceability—Promoting and Protecting Agriculture measure. Collaborative industry-government partnerships between 2023 and 2026 will build trust in Australia’s safe, high quality and sustainably produced food and fibre products. They will help develop new frameworks and test concepts to secure value-added benefits.. Continue reading >

AASF Stage 1 Final Report 2020 – 2023

This Report synthesises the work completed under Stage 1 of the development of the Australian Agricultural Sustainability Framework (AASF) during the period of 2020 – 2023. The purpose of the Australian Agricultural Sustainability Framework (AASF) is to communicate at the national level the sustainability status and goals of Australian agriculture to markets and the community. .. Continue reading >

Global Forum on Farm Policy and Innovation | A values-based approach hitting the mark.

The Australian Farm Institute has joined with other leading independent agricultural organisations to form a collaborative initiative known as the Global Forum on Farm Policy and Innovation (GFFPI). These organisations are: Farm Foundation (US), Australian Farm Institute, Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, and Forum for the Future of Agriculture (EU).The AASF is supporting a small number.. Continue reading >

TNFD Nature-Related Risk & Opportunity Management and Disclosure

Explore the transformative world of The Nature of Future Design (TNFD), where innovation and sustainability converge. Learn more about a journey to discover cutting-edge design solutions that harmonise with the environment and propel us toward a more sustainable future. From groundbreaking eco-friendly technologies to inspiring design philosophies, TNFD showcases the intersection of creativity and environmental.. Continue reading >