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SUBREI Ratifies Agreement to Fourth Agreement of Clean Production of the Industry of the Sustainable Processed Food Industry The IV Clean Production Agreement (APL) of the Processed Food Industry (SUBREI ratifica compromiso a IV Acuerdo de Producción Limpia de la Industria de Alimentos Procesados Sustentable)

Date Enacted: September 2020
Country: Chile

The objectives of the Fourth Clean Production Act of the Industry of Processed Foods, an agreement between private and public bodies, signed by a range of government ministries, including the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Health, Energy, and Environment,  include “apply[ing] clean production through specific goals and actions and serv[ing] as a management instrument to improve conditions related to production, the environment, hygiene and labor safety, energy efficiency [and] efficiency in the use of water.” SUBREI [Subsecretary of International Economic Relations] will play a role in this effort, including by providing support focused on “shared values and due diligence.”

Relatedly, SUBREI participated alongside the OECD in a “Due Diligence Awareness Workshop” for the dairy industry in which they presented a risk-based due diligence self-assessment tool.