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  • About this company:

    Founded in 1976, AMCEL is a subsidiary of

  • Parent company:
    Nippon Paper Industries, NYK-Nippon Yusen Kaisha
  • Landbank
    207,588 hectares
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    Private company
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private company
  • Website:

Company assessment: AMCEL – June 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 34.1% 38.5 / 113
  • Organisation: 9 / 32 28.1%
  • Policy: 15 / 38 39.5%
  • Practice: 14.5 / 43 33.7%
  • Self-reported: 1.5 / 43 3.5%
  • External: 6.3 / 43 14.5%
  • Certified: 6.8 / 43 15.7%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    0.5 / 11 4.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 6 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 4 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has published social and environmental policies (2015), however, it does not make clear commitments to different aspects of sustainability.

    • 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 scheme/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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
    7.25 / 16 45.3%
    • Organisation: 6.5 / 15 43.3%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company has forestry operations in seven municipalities (Santana, Macapá, Porto Grande, Ferreira Gomes, Itaubal do Piririm, Tartarugalzinho and Amapá) within Amapá state of Brazil.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      The company reports to source 100% of wood exclusively from forests planted with its own resources.

    • 15. 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

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      130,000 - The company reports having 130,000 hectares of plantation on its website, however this figure is undated and contradictory as compared to other documents available on the company website which mention 166,696.06 ha and the FSC report which mentions 162,008.88 ha.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from outgrower smallholder suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      77,588.4 - The latest FSC report of the company reports 77.588,39 ha as the total conservation area. However, it is unclear if this report covers all of the company's operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      1 - The company does not report a clear figure on the number of FMUs owned by itself. The FSC report covers one FMU, however it is unclear if the FSC report covers all of the company operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The integrated management plan of the company reports a map of the municipalities where the company has operations. However, it is unclear if the map covers all of the company operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      The company provides a general summary management plan, however, it is unclear whether it covers specific FMUs or all FMUs.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certificiations do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. The company also discusses various monitoring activities in its management plan, however, it is unclear if these relate to specific management objectives, and whether the management plan covers all FMUs.

    • 25. 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.

    • 26. 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.

    • 27. 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.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      29. Number of company owned sawmills?

      2 - The data provided by the company does not cover all operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      The company reports to have two wood chip factories, however only the location of one chip factory is mentioned.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 100% of the wood used comes exclusively from forests planted with its own resources.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      35. Number of third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company has some FSC and CERFLOR certification, however, it is unclear what percentage of its land bank this covers.

    • 44. 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 copmany reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 45. 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 copmany reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      The company has some FSC FM certification, however, it is unclear what percentage of its land bank this covers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      47. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% FSC FM certification of FMUs or achieved 100% FSC-certification of FMUs?

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    7.5 / 15 50%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 7 57.1%
    • Practice: 3.5 / 7 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • Certified: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      51. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

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

    • 52. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      53. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • 55. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation recorded?

    • 57. Amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation recorded in supplier operations?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      58. Commitment to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion?

    • 59. Commitment to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers?

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      60. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      61. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company reports its commitment to contribute to the conservation and protection of the environment and biodiversity and their ecosystem values.

    • 62. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certificiations do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. The company reports it has carried out flora and fauna surveys to identify species, but does not reference a classification system for determining the threatened status of species identified.

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certified landbank/volume (whichever is highest). The company also reports carrying out surveys of flora and fauna, community education on species, monitoring and rehabilitation of HCV areas, erosion control and invasive species management. The CSR report of the company's parent company Nippon Paper Group mentions that the company conducts habitat researches and monitoring of wild animals and fish in afforestation areas in a joint effort with multiple research institutions, including the Federal University of Paraná and the Federal University of Amapá.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      67. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      69. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certified landbank/volume (whichever is highest). The FSC report of the company also details the procedures in place at the company to protect forests from illegal activities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      70. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. The company also reports its own commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the copmany 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 / 7 21.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 3 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 4 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      74. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports to only source from natural forests.

    • N
      0 / 1

      78. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports having program for environment and social impact assessment and monitoring. However, a clear commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments is not reported by the company.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company details the information on environmental and social impact assessments, however, a full summary report is not available.

    • 82. 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
    2.75 / 15 18.3%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 0 / 5 0%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 6 29.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 1.8 / 6 29.2%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria with regards to peatlands, limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. The information on peat is not reported by the company. The integrated management plan of the company has a limited information on erosion monitoring.

    • 90. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

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

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

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

    • 92. 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

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certification. The company also reports own information on fire monitoring in its integrated management plan.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      26 - The integrated management plan of the company reports the number of fires by forest type for the years 2015-2019. Data updated for 2019.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • N
      0 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    4.5 / 12 37.5%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 3.5 / 7 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • Certified: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • 103. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 104. Water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 105. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 106. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality (BOD and COD)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 107. Progress towards commitment on water quality (BOD and COD)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 108. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company reports that the limits established for permanent preservation areas are respected, with a view to conserving water resources. However, no direct commitment is reported and also it is unclear if this information covers all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certificiations do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The latest FSC report of the company mentions the list of chemicals and pesticides used in the company operations. However, it is unclear if the FSC report of the company covers all operations of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      121. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank/volume.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      122. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank/volume. The company also reports limited information on monitoring of pests in its integrated management plan.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. The company also report in its integrated management plan to have a waste management system in place.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    12.5 / 26 48.1%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 12 54.2%
    • Practice: 5 / 9 55.6%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 9 16.7%
    • External: 2.5 / 9 27.8%
    • Certified: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. The company's own commitment only refers to violation of human rights in the forestry operations.

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      126. Progress on human rights commitment ?

      The company reports having a communication channel which can be used by a person if he/she considers himself discriminated, humiliated or the target of prejudice, abusive practices or in a situation of disrespect promoted by employees, contractors, officers, representatives, suppliers or providers of services. However, this information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      134. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      [Externally verified] The FSC report and integrated management plan of the company report procedure and examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      135. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company reports having a Conflict Resolution and Possible Loss and Damage Procedure for addressing land conflicts.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 137. 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.

    • 138. 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

      139. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company does not report a direct commitment to provide essential community services and facilities. The company only provides examples of projects it is conducting, relating to school education and vocational training for young people.

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank/volume. The FSC report of the company also reports evidence on provision of essential services to the community by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 142. 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

      143. 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) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification and PEFC CoC certification. The company also reports its own commitment to the conventions of the International Labor Organization, as defined in the Declaration on the fundamental principles and rights at work, 1998.

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certificiations do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator The FSC report of the company also reports information on company's progress on commitment to respect all workers' rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company mentions in its manual of conduct to have a communication channel where complaints regarding discrimination can be submitted. However, this information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      54 - The FSC report of the company mention the number of female workers. However, it is unclear if the FSC report covers all of the company operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • 152. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage applies to all suppliers?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      153. Progress on commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). 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. The integrated management plan of the company also reports having a health and safety management plan, however, a clear commitment is not reported by the company.

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certificiations do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. The company also reports information on trainings in its integrated management plan, however, the type of trainings is not reported.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The FSC report of the company mentions the accident frequency rate as 5.39 (Period from Nov 2019 to Oct 2020) and accident severity rate as 4.30 (Period from Nov 2019 to Oct 2020). However, the units of measurement are not reported for these figures and also it is unclear if the FSC report covers all of the company operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      159. 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%
    • 160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from outgrower smallholder suppliers.

    • 162. Percentage of outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders involved in programme?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from outgrower smallholder suppliers.

    • 163. 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 copmany reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 164. 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 copmany reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

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

    • 166. 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 copmany reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 167. 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 copmany 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

      168. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company reports its commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption through its manual of conduct.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 171. 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

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

    • 173. 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

      174. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's integrated management plan and the manual of conduct reports information on communication channel of the company which is open for all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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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