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  • About this company:

    Founded in 1920, Empresas CMPC has forestry operations

  • Parent company:
    Matte Group
  • Landbank
    1,103,580 hectares
  • Market cap:
    5,371,622,770 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    CMPC.SN
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    CMPC:CI
  • ISIN:
    CL0000001314
  • Website:

Company assessment: Empresas CMPC – June 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 48.1% 82.2 / 171
  • Organisation: 19 / 40 47.5%
  • Policy: 31.5 / 74 42.6%
  • Practice: 31.7 / 57 55.6%
  • Self-reported: 6.4 / 57 11.3%
  • External: 14.8 / 57 25.9%
  • Certified: 10.5 / 57 18.4%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    8.75 / 12 72.9%
    • Organisation: 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 4 68.8%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 4 25%
    • External: 1.8 / 4 43.8%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has reported clear policies on sustainability in its integrated report and on its webpage.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Members of the Sustainability Committee.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has reported more than one members within the board of the company directly supervising the implementation of the company's sustainability strategy in its economic, social and environmental fields, as well as verifying the effective fulfillment of the objectives and Goals set in this regard, and may also review and propose the adoption of best practices to reinforce CMPC's long-term commitment to sustainable development.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      0 - The company only provides photos of senior management which shows no female members. However, the information is undated.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      1 - The company reported only one women in member of the board of directors.

    • 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?

      [Externally verified] FSC, UNGC, WBCSD, CLG Chile, Acción Empresas.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company partnership with Fundación Reforestemos, and inaugurated the Urban Park in Santa Olga for restoring the damaged forest and in conjunction with the Universidad de Concepción de Chile, launch Academia Best 4.0 project project to strengthen the operational area and to promote social outcomes.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published Integrated Report - 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      CDP.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      [Externally verified] The company publishes a summary of some climate change-related risks on its forestry operations and some adaptation measures adopted as a result. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    8.75 / 25 35%
    • Organisation: 7 / 20 35%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company produces wood, pulp, paper, packaging and tissue products. The florestal activities of the company operates in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Alongwith this company have operation for pulp in Brazil and Chile, biopackaging in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru ans Softys in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay.

    • N
      0 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      652,166 - The company reported total 652,166 hectares of total forest plantations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      65,692 - The company reported total 65,692 hectares area to be planted yet.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      385,726 - The company reported total 385,726 hectares area set aside for conservation.

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      Forest Management Plans are not available for all of the company's 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 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      29. Number of company owned sawmills?

      3 - The company has reported total 3 sawmill in CMPC MADERAS.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      The company only reported name of location.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      4 - The company reports four mills, however, not clear about the number of separate pulp and paper mill.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reported country of the mill.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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) 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.

    • 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) 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1.8 / 9 20%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 5 36%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 5 36%
    • 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
      0.9 / 1

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

      90% - The company reports its total landbank area of 1,081,470 ha and the certified forest area is 974,439 ha, therefore its certified area covers 90.1% of its operations which accounts from both FSC and PEFC.

    • 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?

    • P
      0.9 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      90% - The company reports its total landbank area of 1,081,470 ha and the certified forest area is 974,439 ha, therefore its certified area covers 90.1% of its operations which accounts from both FSC and PEFC.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    12.05 / 23 52.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 13 50%
    • Practice: 5.5 / 8 69.4%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 1.8 / 8 21.9%
    • Certified: 3.8 / 8 47.5%
    • 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 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?

      [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 commits to conserve and protect its biodiversity.

    • 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 identified species of conservation concern, specifying their conservation status under the IUCN system of classification. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.9 / 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/PEFC certified landbank/volume (whichever is highest).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      67. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company's commitment covers HCV areas only.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.9 / 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/PEFC certified landbank/volume (whichever is highest).

    • 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) 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
    4 / 10 40%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 6 50%
    • Practice: 1 / 4 25%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 4 25%
    • 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/FSC membership.

    • 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 FSC certification/FSC membership.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      74. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

      The company has published an HCV report covering only its forestry operations in Chile (Forestal Mininco) and only mentioning species diversity, ecosystems and habitats (HCV1, 2 and 3).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      HCV management and monitoring plans only available for some parts of the company's operations.

    • 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 submits its projects for assessment as appropriate, either through an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) or Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), before the Chilean Environmental Impact Assessment System (SEIA).

    • 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
    6.4 / 20 32%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Policy: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • Practice: 2.9 / 6 48.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.9 / 6 31.7%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      +
      0.5 / 1
      0.9 / 1

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

      The company adopt practices for soil management, however no evidence is reported in the integrated report.

    • 90. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      91. Commitment to reduced impact logging applies to all 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company has a commitment for not using fire within HCVs and surrounding areas, but not clearly for all new development.

    • N
      0 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      The company's integrated report shows several evidence for fire monitoring, also points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      1,605 - The company reports the number of fire sources and affected hectares in its integrated report for the season 2019-2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company is only committed to reducing the GHG emissions by 2030.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company only reports GHG emissions. Also, the figure is not specific to forestry operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports its GHG emissions for all its operations in 2018 (total emissions = 7,667,222 tCO2e in 2018 ; GHG emission intensity = 0.318 tCO2e/ton). However, there is no target in place. Also, the information is between two and five years old.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company reports GHG Protocol Methodology.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    10.05 / 23 43.7%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 9 16.7%
    • Practice: 8 / 12 67.1%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 12 6.3%
    • External: 3.5 / 12 29.2%
    • Certified: 3.8 / 12 31.7%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commit to improve its water use per ton of product by 25% by 2025.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      104. Water use intensity?

      30 - The company reports a water use intensity of 30.00 (m3/t) for the year 2020. However, the figure is not specific to forestry operations.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      105. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      [Externally verified] The company reports water use intensity for 2018 (30.84), 2019 (31.17), and 2020 (30.00), the figure clearly implies progress in water use intensity. However, the figure is not specific to forestry operations. The information is externally verified to KPMG.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports its BOD and COD from 2018 to 2020, which shows an increase in COD from last year due to the deficient washing in the fiber line of CMPC Celulosa Pacifico plant, however, BOD has shown a decrease in the figure due to the modernization of the effluent treatment plant at CMPC Celulosa Laja plant, considerably improving its discharge parameters. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      108. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      The company has undertaken a large environmental investment program with an outlay of US$728 million. Most of which was invested in biomass-based energy generation in the Santa Fe, Pacífico, and Laja pulp mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only mentions about avoiding the use of chemicals in pest management.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
      0.9 / 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
      0.9 / 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 aims to eliminate all types of waste, to complies with the environmental regulations in force in each country of operation. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    22.65 / 34 66.6%
    • Organisation: 5 / 5 100%
    • Policy: 11.5 / 20 57.5%
    • Practice: 6.1 / 9 68.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 4.3 / 9 47.2%
    • Certified: 1.9 / 9 21.1%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to human rights principles as part of being UN Global Compact member 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 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.

    • 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/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      130. 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

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

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      134. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      [Externally verified] The company understand the demand of local people and list several project developed with the local communities in its integrated report. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company provides limited information on supporting women across the operations. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company commit to provide essential community services and facilities, by developing a community engagement process through 3 stages.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.9 / 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company invested in work opportunities for the the local communities to strengthen the wellbeing of the 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/FSC membership and PEFC CoC certification.

    • 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) 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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company prevent employment and/or occupation-related discrimination based on gender.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company's integrated report provides evidence on actions taken to implement its gender policies. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      28,540 - The company reported 28,540 contractors for the year 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      3,304 (16.82%) - The company reported total of 3,304 women for the year 2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company reports about the wage gap.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company commits to address health and safety at work or similar for all workers, referencing the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      156. 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

      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 certifications 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?

      3.112 - The company reports frequency rate of 3.112 for all of its operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reported 0 fatalities for the year 2020.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    2.25 / 8 28.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 4 43.8%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 1.8 / 4 43.8%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has a forest development program that allows small rural producers to have forest activities and wood production in the company's territories. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reported a total of 24,233 suppliers out of which 24,466 are local suppliers and 6,815 are MIPYMES suppliers. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      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

      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
    5.5 / 7 78.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 1 / 2 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      168. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company commits to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption as stated in its code of conduct and integrity policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's code of conduct and integrity policy both clearly states to make this commitment applicable for all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company is assisted by the Ethics and Compliance Committee who is responsible for overseeing compliance with the policy also the company provides training to all of its employees to strengthen anti-corruption efforts. The information is externally verified by KPMG.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a tax management committee that monitors tax compliance.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      174. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a complaint line and guidance document for reporting any violation of laws or of the Company's principles, values, or Code of Conduct.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that a grievance system has been in place since 2018, but no details are given.

    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: Empresas CMPC

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