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Celulose Irani S.A.

Timber and pulp assessment
  • Latest update: June 2021
  • Next scheduled: July 2022

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  • Parent company:
    Irani Participacoes SA, Habitasul de Participacoes Company, Habitasul Developments Imobiliários SA
  • Landbank
    33,844 hectares
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    Private company
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private company
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Company assessment: Celulose Irani S.A. – June 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 52.9% 90.5 / 171
  • Organisation: 19.5 / 38 51.3%
  • Policy: 40.5 / 76 53.3%
  • Practice: 30.5 / 57 53.5%
  • Self-reported: 4.3 / 57 7.5%
  • External: 8.8 / 57 15.4%
  • Certified: 17.5 / 57 30.7%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    5.75 / 12 47.9%
    • Organisation: 3 / 6 50%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 4 43.8%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 4 25%
    • External: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has its own sustainability policy which states to conserve and preserve the environment.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company in 2019 has established a Sustainability Committee comprising of the Executive Board, Business and Corporate Managers with the responsibility of ensuring the evolution and strategic alignment, but it is unclear which position has high-level responsibility.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 - Gender balance is not directly reported by the company, but identified from the Board of Executive Officer's profile photos reported in the Sustainability Report 2019.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      0 - The company has not reported the gender balance directly but can be identified from the Board of Executive Officer's profile photos reported in the sustainability report 2019.

    • 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] UNGC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company collaborates with Concordia Environmental Military Police (SC) for forest security, has form a partnership with Embrapa Florestas (the forestry division of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation) to carry out a study of the Black-horned Capuchin and its interactions with its native and planted forests, also partnered with the Espaço Silvestre NGO to assist it in reintroducing wild fauna to the Araucarias National Park (ParNa) in the state of Santa Catarina.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      Sustainability Report 2019.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The report has been prepared in accordance with GRI standards but no report has been published on the GRI database.

    • N
      0 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    11.25 / 23 48.9%
    • Organisation: 9.5 / 18 52.8%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company has eucalyptus and pinus forest concessions in Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, and papers are produced in the SC (Vargem Bonita) and Papel MG (Santa Luzia) paper units.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      Brazil.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      14,525.3 - Total areas of certified natural forests disclosed in FSC audit report is 14,525.32 hectares.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      13,880.9 - Total areas of certified forest plantation disclosed in FSC audit report is 13,880.94 hectares.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      2,287.63 - The area of plantation reported in sustainability report 2018 for partnership is 2,287.63 ha. Data between two and five years old.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      3,150 - FSC audit report discloses total High Conservation Value Forests to be 3,150 hectares.

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      7 - Public summary FSC audit report discloses total 7 regions.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The company has disclosed only a static image of its operations disclosed in Santa Catarina FMPs.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      The company shares a public summary of both the units (Santa Catarina and Rio Grande Do Sul).

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      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 limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. Also, the company published a forest management plan summary for its forestry unit Santa Catarina and Rio Grande Do Sul which has very limited details on monitoring performance against FMP objectives.

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 29. Number of company owned sawmills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own sawmills.

    • 30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own sawmills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      1 - Paper units: Paper MG - Santa Luzia.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      As per Sustainability Report 2019, the company has one paper plant in Santa Luzia, and a static map showing the same is available.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own sawmills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      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?

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004). As the Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC CoC certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      39. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004). As the Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC CoC certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    4 / 8 50%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 4 50%
    • Practice: 2 / 4 50%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 4 50%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has already met the target.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      100% - The company is 100% FSC certified now.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      100% - The company's sustainability report states that 100% of units is certified by FSC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has achieved its 100% certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is either 100% FSC FM certified or is >75% certified and has a commitment to achieve 100% within 5 years.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    13.25 / 23 57.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 7.5 / 13 57.7%
    • Practice: 5.8 / 8 71.9%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Certified: 4.8 / 8 59.4%
    • 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      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/FSC membership.

    • 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/FSC membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      55. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      60. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      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 limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      61. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company makes this commitment in its sustainability report and through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

      62. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company identifies species of conservation concern in reference to the IUCN Red List. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank/volume. The company has also disclosed few examples of habitat conservation management.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      67. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank (either 100% or >75% and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      69. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

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

    • 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      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.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    3 / 10 30%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 6 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 has its own commitment and also 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 100% FSC certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      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 100% FSC certification.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      78. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
    9.5 / 23 41.3%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 10 25%
    • Practice: 5.5 / 8 68.8%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • External: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Certified: 3.8 / 8 46.9%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). However, specific provisions are not set out for peatland operations. Half points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      1 / 1

      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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      92. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

    • N
      0 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      [Externally verified] The company's sustainability report 2019 provides many evidences and statements for fire monitoring and management. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      3 - Three fire outbreaks were recorded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports GHG intensity figures for all its operating units for the year 2019, but not specific to forestry operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports progress on reduction in emissions from the year 2006 to 2019, a decrease in emission can be seen, but not in intensity figures.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      GHG Protocol and the National Climate Change Policy in scopes 1, 2 and 3.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    11.25 / 22 51.1%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Practice: 7.3 / 11 65.9%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 11 0%
    • External: 2.5 / 11 22.7%
    • Certified: 4.8 / 11 43.2%
    • N
      0 / 1

      103. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      104. Water use intensity?

      The company reports water use intensity figures for all of its operating units for the year 2019 but not specific to forestry operations.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      105. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      [Externally verified] The company reports its water use intensity over the years but it is not clear if the intensity is improving. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      108. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      [Externally verified] The company reports treatment of effluents but it is not clear if it is pulp and paper mill generated effluent. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own sawmills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certification. As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      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 / 1
      1 / 1

      122. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company states it "undergo rigorous controls and periodic analyses that seek alternatives for reuse and recycling, reducing the volume of waste disposed in licensed landfills and significant environmental impacts". This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    26 / 35 74.3%
    • Organisation: 5 / 5 100%
    • Policy: 15 / 21 71.4%
    • Practice: 6 / 9 66.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 2.5 / 9 27.8%
    • Certified: 3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment in its sustainability report and 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      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/FSC membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

      126. Progress on human rights commitment ?

    • 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      134. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      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 limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      135. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company in its sustainability report, 2019 reflects initiatives for inclusions of women. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's 100% FSC certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank (either 100% or >75% and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years).

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to circular economy which contribute to the generation of employment and income in the surrounding 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). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company training plan focused on skills related to the labor market, establishing a chain of learning, training, and growth. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company considers discrimination based on gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, political conviction and/or disability as punishable conduct.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company considers discrimination based on gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, political conviction, and/or disability as punishable conduct. Also, the commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      38 (1.7%) - The company reported a total of 38 temporary employees.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      327 (15.38%) - The company has reported a total of 327 women employees.

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      The company states about minimum wage, however, no commitment found for the same.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company provides evidence that only some workers are paid minimum wage. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company reports the salary ratio paid to men and women.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company commits to addressing occupational health and safety in its sustainability policy but does not refer to ILO Code of Practice.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has its own commitment and also make this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004). As the Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC CoC certification.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      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 limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      51 - The company reported 51 accident lost time with a 235.15 severity rate for the year 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company has reported zero fatality in its sustainability report.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    3 / 8 37.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 4 50%
    • Practice: 1 / 4 25%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 1 / 4 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company annually applies a Supplier Assessment Questionnaire in every two year to assess the ability of critical and chemical product suppliers to satisfy quality and socio-environmental requirements.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 618 - Supplier Evaluations: 618. This assessment has been reviewed and the findings verified by BSD's work.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company has established a Supplier Performance Index evolution (IDF) on which if any supplier scores below 60 points, the business relationship with the supplier is blocked.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    3.5 / 7 50%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 5 60%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      168. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company states "To exercise one's functions and relate in a courteous, dignified, ethical, fair, honest, loyal, and positive manner, with mutual respect, trust, collaboration, and attention to people, respecting all forms of individual differences".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states "To exercise one's functions and relate in a courteous, dignified, ethical, fair, honest, loyal, and positive manner, with mutual respect, trust, collaboration, and attention to people, respecting all forms of individual differences". Applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only provides limited details on actions taken to implement the company's anti-bribery and corruption policies.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      174. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company only states that situations that characterize a violation of its Code of Conduct must be reported and guarantees the confidentiality, anonymity of the person making the manifest and also states to protect the person from retaliation. However, only limited details are provided.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank (either 100% or >75% and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years).

    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company sustainability report states zero record of formal grievances and complaints related to environmental impacts.

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