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Company Response

23 Nov 2020

Cargill´s response

... Regarding the APIB report in partnership with Amazon Watch, Cargill always strives to act based on ethical principles and in compliance with the laws in the locations where we operate, in order to strengthen the food and agricultural systems. In all our operations, we consider the following points as essential commitments:

- Demonstrate integrity, ethics and transparency

- Operate sustainable supply chains

- Protect human rights

- Promote inclusion and diversity

- Ensure the safety of people, animals and the food system In our public, voluntary sustainable soy policy, we outline our commitment to respecting and defending the rights of workers, indigenous peoples and local communities.

Regarding land tenure, our commitment is to support the FAO Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Land Tenure; and respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities. We support Free, Prior and Informed Consent as a fundamental element to protect these rights. This builds on our corporate Human Rights Commitment which outlines our unwavering work to treat all people within our supply chains and within the communities where we work with dignity and respect.

Regarding the Brazil National Indigenous Agency (FUNAI) lawsuit mentioned in the report, it is important to clarify that Cargill is not part of that lawsuit and is not named in any of the filings of the lawsuit...