ON SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK (GIPS)
It is a voluntary action and self evaluative tool, that uses a gradual approach for a continuous improvement on the sustainability performance of the sector.
The Guide indicates which pointers must be improved and suggests how it can be carried out, according to the Brazilian legislation, in the manual of global sustainable practices and principles, being a management and measurement instrument for livestock.
It is intended for the ones who have just started their journey, and the ones who already have results to presente date. It is free of charge, confidential and applicable to all the links of the chain.
- self declaratory
How does it work?
GIPS is divided in principles, criteria and indicators
GIPS is divided in five principles:
These principles are basic declarations of the desired results for the sustainable development of the chain.
At the GIPS, the conditions referring to sustainability of its activity are evaluated through INDICATORS, that can have up to 5 levels of performance and include the tones who have just started their sustainability journey up to the ones aiming to demonstrate the results they’ve reached:
SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK INITIATIVES MAP
MIPS brings together ongoing national initiatives of producers, groups of producers and companies, in a single map
Its database serves as a benchmarking to replicate sustainable initiatives, foster transparency to the interested parties and to make the actions and its producers visible to the domestic and international markets.
Registration is voluntary and it relies on 50 registers, of the five Brazilian regions, for its first four years.
ON SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK (MPPS)
Its objective is to combine and classify, practically and didactically, the main subjects as: animal welfare and nutrition, management, pasture management, genetic and health improvement, compliant with the level of technological complexity, time and cost of implantation, impact in the productivity and the time of return on investment.