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  • About this company:

    Founded in 1976, AMCEL is a subsidiary of

  • Parent company:
    Nippon Paper Industries, NYK-Nippon Yusen Kaisha
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    Private company
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private company
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Company assessment: AMCEL – August 2023

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 40.3% 47.95 / 119
  • Organisation: 9.5 / 33 28.8%
  • Policy: 13.5 / 39 34.6%
  • Practice: 25 / 47 53.1%
  • Self-reported: 2.5 / 47 5.3%
  • External: 5 / 47 10.6%
  • Certified: 17.5 / 47 37.3%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    1.25 / 11 11.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 6 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      1. Sustainable forestry policy or commitment for all its operations?

      The company has an environmental policy which covers some dimensions of sustainability across the company's operations covering only environmental issues.

    • 2. Sustainable forestry policy or commitment applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

    • N
      0 / 1

      4. One or more members within the board of the company have responsibility for sustainability?

    • N
      0 / 1

      5. Percentage or number of women in senior management team?

    • N
      0 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      7. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with timber and pulp production?

      [Externally verified] The company's parent company is a member of UNGC.

    • N
      0 / 1

      8. Collaboration with stakeholders to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with timber and pulp production?

    • N
      0 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

    • N
      0 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    7.5 / 17 44.1%
    • Organisation: 7 / 16 43.8%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      Forestry operations - Brazil (Santana, Macap?, Porto Grande, Ferreira Gomes, Itaubal do Piririm, Tartarugalzinho, and Amap?).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      The company reports 100% supply base area from forests planted with its own resources.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      15. Total land area managed/controlled for forestry (ha)?

      171717 - The company reports the total land area managed/controlled for forestry as 171,717.30 ha.

    • 16. Total area of natural forest designated for wood/wood fibre production (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it only produces wood/wood fibre from plantations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      17. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      130000 - The company reports having 130,000 hectares of plantation on its website but the figure is undated, however, it also reports a contradictory figure with the area of forest plantation as 89,067.36 ha in its FSC FM/COC Surveillance Evaluation Report.

    • 18. Area of plantation/natural forest within outgrower schemes (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      19. Unplanted (areas designated for future development as plantation forest) (ha)?

      0

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      20. Conservation set-aside area, including HCV area (ha)?

      77588.4 - The company reports a total conservation area of 77,588.40 ha. However, it is unclear if the information covers all operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      21. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

      0

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      1 - One forest management unit of the company is included in the FSC FM/COC surveillance evaluation report. However, the report does not state that it covers all of the company's operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The company has published the latest integrated management plan that includes a static map of the company's operations. However, it is unclear if the map covers all of the company's operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      24. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      The company has published the latest integrated management plan. However, it is not specified whether it covers all forest management units or is limited to a particular FMU.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      25. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      The company's forest management monitoring plan is included in its integrated management plan. However, it is not specified whether it covers all forest management units or is limited to a particular FMU.

    • 26. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on use right (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • 27. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on forest management (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • 28. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on timber harvesting (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • 29. Names and locations of all third-party supplying FMUs?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      30. Number of company owned sawmills?

      2 - The company reports that it has two wood chip factories. However, the information does not cover all the company's operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      31. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      The company reports two sawmills. However, it has not reported the location of any sawmill.

    • 32. Number of company-owned pulp and paper mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 33. Names and locations of company-owned pulp and paper mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      34. Reports total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned sawmills that come from company's own operations and third-parties?

      The company reports that 100% of its wood comes exclusively from its own forest. However, the information is between two to five years old.

    • 35. Reports total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned pulp and paper mills that come from company's own operations and third-parties?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      36. Number of third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

      37. Names and locations of all third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

      38. Reports total volume (or percentages) sourced from third-party supplying mills that come from the supplying mills' own operations and third parties?

    • 39. Procedures to trace raw materials to country of harvest?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 40. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 41. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 42. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1.94 / 5 38.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1.9 / 3 64.7%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 32.3%
    • External: 1 / 3 32.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      43. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% third-party legality verification of FMUs or achieved?

    • P
      0.97 / 1

      44. Percentage area (ha) verified as being in legal compliance by a third party?

      [Externally verified] 97.05% - The company reports its total area as 171,717.30 ha out of which the total certified forest area is 166,655.76 ha.

    • 45. Time-bound plan to source only wood/wood fibre that is in legal compliance verified by a third party?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 46. Percentage of all wood/wood fibre supply traded/processed verified as being in legal compliance by a third party?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.97 / 1

      47. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      97.05% - The company reports the total area as 171,717.30 ha out of which the total certified forest area is 166,655.76 ha.

    • N
      0 / 1

      48. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% FSC FM certification of FMUs within 10 years?

    • 49. Percentage of wood/wood fibre supply (tonnes) from all suppliers that comes from FSC FM certified areas?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 50. Commitment to source only wood/wood fibre that meets FSC Controlled Wood and/or PEFC Controlled Sources requirements?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      51. Percentage area (ha) PEFC certified (excluding FSC certified area)?

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    7.94 / 16 49.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 8 31.3%
    • Practice: 5.4 / 7 77.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • Certified: 3.9 / 7 56.3%
    • N
      0 / 1

      52. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • 53. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • 55. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      56. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). As the policy requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's partial FSC FM or CoC certification.

    • 57. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation in supplier operations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

    • 59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion in supplier operations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      60. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in own operations since cut-off date?

    • 61. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in supplier operations since cut-off date?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      62. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion in own operations since cut-off date?

    • 63. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion in supplier operations since cut-off date?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company making this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2 EN) and the PEFC International Standard (PEFC ST 1003:2018). As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certified landbank (either 100% or >75% and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years).

    • N
      0 / 1

      65. Biodiversity policy?

      The company states that it contributes to the conservation and protection of the environment, biodiversity and its ecosystem values, such as the preservation of water resources, soils, landscapes, ecosystem functions, biological diversity, and maintaining the ecological functions and integrity of the forest. However, no specific policy was found related to biodiversity.

    • 66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      67. Identified species of conservation concern, referencing international or national system of species classification?

      [Externally verified] Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. In addition, the company has reported that it has carried out surveys to identify species, however, it does not refer to the classification system to determine the threatened status of identified species.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      68. Examples of species and/or habitat conservation management?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

      69. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species?

    • 70. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      71. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

    • 72. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      73. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      74. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. In addition, the company commits to no use of genetically modified organisms in its reporting.

    • 75. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 3 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 5 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 5 0%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      76. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • 77. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      78. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      79. High Conservation Value (HCV) management and monitoring plans available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      80. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach?

    • 81. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      82. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      83. Peer review of all High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments undertaken since April 2015 by the HCSA Quality Assurance Process?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      84. Commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs)?

      The company reports an environmental and social impact assessment monitoring program. However, it does not report a clear commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments.

    • 85. Commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      86. Social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) available, and associated management and monitoring plans?

      The company reports monitoring and survey of social and environmental impact assessments. However, it does not provide a full report/summary.

    • 87. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on impact assessments (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

  • Soils, fire and GHG emissions Soils, fire and GHG emissions
    3.72 / 15 24.8%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 0 / 5 0%
    • Practice: 2.7 / 6 45.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 2.7 / 6 45.3%
    • N
      0 / 1

      88. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

    • 89. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      90. Landbank or planted area on peat (ha)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      91. Implementation of commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

    • N
      0 / 1

      92. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat?

    • 93. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      94. Evidence of best management practices for soils and peat?

      Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. In addition, the company has specified limited information on erosion monitoring in its integrated management plan.

    • 95. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it only produces wood/wood fibre from plantations.

    • 96. Commitment to reduced impact logging applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 97. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it only produces wood/wood fibre from plantations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      98. Commitment to zero burning?

    • 99. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      100. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC. In addition, the company reports monitoring, prevention, fighting and operation of forest fires in its integrated management plan.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      101. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company FMUs?

      15 - The company reports the number of fires by forest type as 15 in 2021.

    • 102. Details/number of hotspots/fires in suppliers operations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. Time-bound commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      104. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      105. GHG emissions from land use change in company's own operations (scope 1)?

    • (NEW: not scored this year)

      106. GHG emissions from land use change in supplier operations (scope 3)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      107. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      108. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    6.69 / 13 51.5%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 5.7 / 8 71.1%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • Certified: 4.9 / 8 61.8%
    • 109. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 110. Water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 111. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 112. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality (BOD or COD)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 113. Progress towards commitment on water quality (BOD or COD)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 114. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      115. Evidence of sawmill run-off containment and wastewater treatment?

    • 116. Proportion of processing facilities with closed-loop water treatment system?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      117. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company has recognized conservation units with respective buffer zones. However, the commitment is unclear.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      118. Implementation of commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

    • N
      0 / 1

      119. Commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers?

    • 120. Commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers, applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 121. Evidence of eliminating chlorine and chlorine compounds for bleaching?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      122. Commitment to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides?

    • 123. Commitment to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      124. Commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention?

    • 125. Commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      126. Chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used?

      The company reports a list of pesticides and chemicals used in the company's operations. However, it does not specify whether it covers all the company's operations.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      127. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser usage?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      128. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC. In addition, the company reports that it monitors pests through field inspections and the installation of traps.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      129. Waste management system in place to avoid negative impacts?

      [Externally verified] Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. In addition, the company reports that it has a waste management system that establishes the procedures adopted to classify, segregate, collect, store and transport the waste generated in forest activities.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    15.41 / 28 55%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 12 54.2%
    • Practice: 7.9 / 11 71.9%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • External: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Certified: 5.9 / 11 53.7%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      130. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. In addition, the company reports that the violations of traditional and human rights as defined in the Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work are prohibited.

    • 131. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      132. Progress on human rights commitment ?

      The company has only provided a communication channel that can be used by a person during discrimination. However, this is self-reported information.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      133. Commitment to respect indigenous and local communities' rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • 134. Commitment to indigenous and local communities' rights applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      135. Commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). As the policy requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's partial FSC FM or CoC certification.

    • 136. Commitment to legal and customary land rights applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      137. Commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)?

    • 138. Commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      139. Details of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process available?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      140. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      [Externally verified] The company reports procedures and examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts in its integrated management plan and FSC report. The FSC report is externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      141. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company has conflict resolution, possible loss and damage procedures for addressing land conflicts. The information has been reported in the FSC report which is externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      142. Supports the inclusion of women across forestry operations, including addressing barriers faced?

    • 143. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on population rights (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • 144. Commitment to enable sustainable use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) by local communities?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it only produces wood/wood fibre from plantations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      145. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company reports examples of projects such as providing school education and vocational training to young people. However, no commitment to providing essential community services and facilities could be found.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      146. Progress on commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

    • N
      0 / 1

      147. Commitment to provide business/work opportunities for local communities?

    • 148. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on labour regulations (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. In addition, the company also states that violation of any conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) is prohibited.

    • 150. Commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      151. Progress on commitment to respect all workers' rights?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by either FSC or PEFC, whichever is highest.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      152. Commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment?

      The company commits to eliminating gender-related discrimination with regard to employment.

    • 153. Commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      154. Progress on commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment?

      The company has a communication channel where discrimination complaints can be submitted. However, the information is limited and self-reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

      155. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      156. Percentage or number of women employees?

      63 - The company reports that it has 63 female workers. However, the information does not cover all the company's employees and operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      157. Commitment to pay a living wage?

    • 158. Commitment to pay a living wage applies to all suplliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      159. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      160. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      161. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC CoC certification. In addition, the company also has an environment and workplace safety plan included in its integrated management report.

    • 162. Commitment to address occupational health and safety applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.97 / 1

      163. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC. The company also reports that it provides health and safety training to all employees.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      164. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company reports an accident frequency rate of 9.94 and an accident severity rate of 55.42 in its FSC FM/COC surveillance evaluation report. However, it does not specify if it covers all the company's employees and operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Number of fatalities as a result of work-based accidents?

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    0 / 0 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 166. Commitment to support smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 167. Programme to support outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 168. Number or percentage of outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders involved in programme?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 169. Process used to prioritise, assess and/or engage suppliers on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 170. Number or percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 171. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 172. Timebound action plans (including Key Performance Indicators) for suppliers to be in compliance with timber and pulp sourcing commitments?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 173. Proportion of direct and indirect supply that comes from FMUs which are compliant with timber and pulp sourcing policies?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    2 / 6 33.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 4 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      174. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company commits to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • 175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Progress on commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • 177. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on legal registration (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • N
      0 / 1

      178. Disclosure of the company's management approach to tax and payments to governments?

    • 179. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on taxes, fees and royalties (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • N
      0 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      181. Own grievance or complaints system open to all stakeholders?

      The company has a communication channel which is open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company reports a summary table which consists of number and type of grievances.

Media monitor: AMCEL

SPOTT monitors global media sources for coverage of assessed companies. The media monitor gathers reports about specific activities related to the assessment indicator categories. ZSL does not assess or score the validity of media coverage, but users can explore the media monitor to provide context on implementation, and infer risks associated with reported operations on the ground.

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