The farm signs into the Biodiversity Friend® web portal in order to fill the self.assessment of its sustainability performance and subscribes the «Biodiversity Friend® Declaration».
BF Verified Farm
Within six months after registering on the Biodiversity Friend web portal, the farm requests the evaluation of the application of the BF Declatation to WBA, in case of complicance, WBA issues the Verification Certificate.
The Verification Certificate allows the farm to use the WBA Onlus brand in all forms of comminication through the press, billboards, websites and audio-visual media.
The BF trademark cannot be used on product labels of the Verified Farms. The wording “Company adhering to the Biodiversity Friend Protocol Verified” may be reported.
BF Certified Farm
Within six months after registering on the Biodiversity Friend web portal, the farm requested the inspection of the BF Declaration to a Certification body recognized and accredited by WBA.
Once the audit procedures have been completed, including traceabiliy and a mass balance, the certification body issues the Certificate of Conformity to the Biodiversity Friend protocol to farm.
The Biodiversity Friend Certificate allows the farm to use the BF trademark in all its forms of communication, including product labels.
According to the score obtained, the BF Verified and Certified farms may combine the WBA Onlus or BF trademark with the level attesting the sustainability performance achieved: Bronze, Silver, Gold o Platinum.
The Biodiversity Friend Checklist can be requested at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Biodiversity Friend Website: www.biodiversityfriend.org