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  • About this company:

    Founded in 1973, CENIBRA has forestry operations in

  • Parent company:
    Japan Brazil Paper, Pulp Resources Development Co., Ltd. (JBP)
  • Landbank
    129,172 hectares
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    Private company
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private company
  • Website:

Company assessment: CENIBRA – July 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 51.5% 81.33 / 158
  • Organisation: 18.5 / 31 59.7%
  • Policy: 30 / 73 41.1%
  • Practice: 32.8 / 54 60.8%
  • Self-reported: 12.3 / 54 22.8%
  • External: 7.8 / 54 14.4%
  • Certified: 12.8 / 54 23.6%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    7 / 12 58.3%
    • Organisation: 4 / 6 66.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 2 / 4 50%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 4 25%
    • External: 1 / 4 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Industrial and Technical Director is in charge of the technical management of industrial and forestry processes.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      FSC and Forestry Dialogue.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Agreements with the 8th and 12th Independent Companies for Traffic and Environment of the Military Police of Minas Gerais to improve the conditions for carrying out field patrols, intelligence, and environmental education and the development of joint environmental and wildlife preservation programs. The company is also working with the Federal University of Vicosa to develop a model for interconnecting native vegetation fragments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published Sustainability Report-2018.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The report is prepared in accordance with GRI standards and has also published on 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
    14.25 / 17 83.8%
    • Organisation: 9.5 / 12 79.2%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 3 91.7%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 3 66.7%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      Single pulp mill with two bleached short-fibre eucalyptus pulp production lines and three regional forest stewardship units in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

    • 14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not trade wood/wood fibre.

    • 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 plantation forests.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      129,172 - Eucalyptus plantation. Figure as of 2019 and exclusive of outgrower areas.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      89.48 - Figure relates to land available for plantation (2018). However, the company also reports 7,477.52 ha land as being on stand-by and it is unclear if this area should also be counted towards unplanted area.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      105,446 - Legal Reserves and Permanent Preservation areas.

    • 20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it doesn't have any intact forest landscapes within its landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The company only provides a static map of its FMUs.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      [Externally verified] The company monitors the impacts of its activities on the environment and on the communities in its areas of operation in order to bring improvements in management and activities. 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.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company discloses the name of suppliers, however, no information is available regarding the supplier location.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • 35. Number of third party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source from supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source from supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source from supplying mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      39. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

      100 - The company states that all of its supply comes from Minas Gerais, Brazil therefore supply is traced back to country level.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

      The company states that 83% of its supply comes from own plantations and the remaining 17% can be traced back to source.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3.83 / 9 42.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 5 56.5%
    • Self-reported: 2.8 / 5 56.5%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      1 / 1

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

      99.84% - FSC-certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.83 / 1

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

      82.83% - The company states that 83% of its supply comes from own plantations which are 99.84% FSC-certified therefore percentage of supply that is legality verified can be calculated (83 x 0.998 = 82.83%).

    • P
      1 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      99.84% - Percentage calculated based on plantation area.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    13.5 / 22 61.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 8 / 13 61.5%
    • Practice: 5.5 / 7 78.6%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • Certified: 4 / 7 57.1%
    • 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) 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/FSC membership and PEFC CoC certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      53. Criteria 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. Amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation recorded?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      59. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] The company has only mentioned the restoration of the landscape near communities, erosion control, maintenance of roads and fire protection clearing, and environmental monitoring. 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

      60. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      61. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has identified species of conservation concern referring to the IUCN Red List. 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
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a species reintroduction project with the purpose of reproducing bird species in danger of extinction and reintroducing them in the original ecosystem. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC-certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      66. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      68. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company provides training courses, interpretative visits, and recreational activities to enhance awareness of the importance of wildlife and vegetation conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC-certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      69. 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

      70. 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) 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/FSC membership and PEFC CoC certification.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    3 / 9 33.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      71. 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      72. 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 FSC-certification/FSC membership.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      73. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

      An HCV assessment is available for the company's FSC-certified FMU. This does not cover the company's entire operational area.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      An HCV assessment is available for the company's FSC-certified FMU. This does not cover the company's entire operational area.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 77. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it hasn't expanded its plantation area since January 2015.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 81. 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 GHGs Soils, fire and GHGs
    5.25 / 18 29.2%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Practice: 3.3 / 6 54.2%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 2.8 / 6 45.8%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a TEESP program resulting in the reduction of the density of roads in the projects, decreasing the movement of earth and the risk of erosion and carrying soil for the watercourses, however, this does not cover the company's entire operations. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC-certification. As the P&C do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria with regards to peatlands, limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • 89. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it only sources wood/wood fibre from plantation forests.

    • 91. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      92. Commitment to zero burning?

    • N
      0 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      94. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC-certified landbank. The company also reports about conducting Campaigns and Educational Activities, Training and Capacity Building, help in Risk Identification, Fire Service Maintenance, and help to know about Fire Detection.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      98. GHG emissions intensity?

      CO2 Emissions - Carbon Dioxide (kg/ADt): 3,377.

    • 99. GHG emissions from land use change?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it hasn't expanded its plantation area since January 2015.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      100. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports CO2 Emissions intensity figures - Carbon Dioxide (kg/ADt): 2016 (2,726), 2017 (3,116) and 2018 (3,377). The emission intensity figure is clearly not improving.

    • N
      0 / 1

      101. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

  • Water, chemical and waste management Water, chemical and waste management
    10 / 22 45.5%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Policy: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Practice: 7.5 / 11 68.2%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 11 18.2%
    • External: 1.5 / 11 13.6%
    • Certified: 4 / 11 36.4%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      103. Water use intensity?

      39.28 - Figure in m3/ADt.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      104. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports yearly specific water intake figures in m³/ADt as: 41.77 (2016), 41.52 (2017), and 39.28 (2018).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to monitor liquid effluents to ensure they are in compliance with legal limits (BOD target: 60 mg O2/l; COD target: 353 mg O2/l). However, these targets are not time-bound and monitoring frequency is not indicated.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports Chemical Oxygen Demand (kg/ADt): 9.90 (2016), 8.65 (2017), and 9.47(2018). BOD5 (Biochemical Oxygen Demand) (kg/ADt): 1.11 (2016),  0.87 (2017) and 1.01 (2018). From the following figure it is clear that there is no improvement in water quality.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      107. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      The company monitors its liquid effluents to ensure they are disposed in line with the applicable legislation (limits of emission and water body quality change).

    • 108. 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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      110. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company is an important water producer and also protects waterways but it is unclear if waterways are protected across all of the company's operations.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      111. 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 certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Company has provided information for sodium hydroxide and quicklime used in the pulp mill therefore this does not cover company's entire operations.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      120. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      121. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company reports implementing Integrated Pest Management to preserve population control factors, based on respect for ecological, social, and economic aspects. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC-certified landbank.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      122. 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.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    16.75 / 34 49.3%
    • Organisation: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Policy: 9.5 / 20 47.5%
    • Practice: 4.8 / 9 52.8%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • External: 2.3 / 9 25%
    • Certified: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. 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

      125. Progress on human rights commitment ?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. 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

      127. 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      128. 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC CoC certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      133. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      134. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 136. 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.

    • 137. 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 plantation forests.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      138. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports providing facilities in Sociocultural, Environment, Health, Education, Economic Development, Sports, Childhood and Adolescence Funds, and Others. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC-certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 141. 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

      142. 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/FSC membership and PEFC CoC certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      143. 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) 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/FSC membership and PEFC CoC certification.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      144. 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 certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of women employees?

      436 (9.8%) - Figures do not cover all employees.

    • N
      0 / 1

      150. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports Entry level wage: 1,111, Minimum wage: 954 (2018). The figure reported for companies significant location of operation.

    • N
      0 / 1

      153. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      154. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company addresses occupational health and safety but does not reference ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health at Work. 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      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.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      156. 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 certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      0.12 - Data as of 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    3.25 / 8 40.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 2.3 / 4 56.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 4 37.5%
    • External: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company's Forestation Incentive Program for Farmers brings farmers into the company's production chain as wood suppliers. Aiming to strengthen the role of economic, social and environmental development agent in the regions where it operates.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 663 - The company in its Sustainability Report states that currently, it supports 663 farmers as a part of its Forestation Incentive Program.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company discloses about qualification program which aims at providing evidence that the supplier complies with quality requirements which also covers legal aspects, tax and labor compliance, and the supplier's economic, financial, and technical capabilities.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      93 - The company evaluated 93 suppliers through integrated auditing and did not identify significant negative impacts. Only partial points can be awarded as the information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      164. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      166. 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
    4.5 / 7 64.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 2 50%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      167. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company states that its risks in connection with Anticorruption Practices are assessed by the Internal Audit department with an aim to mitigate violations.

    • 170. 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

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

    • 172. 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

      173. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company allows for whistleblowing but no details on the process given.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.25 / 1

      175. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company provides a summary on the grievances in 2017 and states their status.

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