Minimum Criteria for Industrial Scale Cattle Operations in the Brazilian Amazon Biome

October 15, 2009

The following criteria apply to all agribusiness companies operating within the Brazilian Amazon biome, hereafter referred to as COMPANIES, and for all and any property which supplies COMPANIES with cattle, including beef, leather and other cattle by-products. These criteria must be met as pre-conditions to any purchase or commercial contract and in all relevant operations of the COMPANIES, their affiliates and subsidiaries. The criteria shall not be used to justify future deforestation of any kind in any other region.

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