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  • About this company:

    Founded in 192, Empresas CMPC has forestry operations

  • Parent company:
    Matte Group
  • Market cap:
    5,470,682,619 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    CMPC.SN
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    CMPC CI Equity
  • ISIN:
    CL0000001314
  • Website:

Company assessment: Empresas CMPC SA – August 2022

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 45.9% 81.25 / 177
  • Organisation: 23.5 / 40 58.8%
  • Policy: 27 / 76 35.5%
  • Practice: 30.8 / 61 50.4%
  • Self-reported: 8 / 61 13%
  • External: 6.3 / 61 10.3%
  • Certified: 16.6 / 61 27.1%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    9.5 / 12 79.2%
    • Organisation: 6 / 6 100%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 4 62.5%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 4 37.5%
    • External: 1 / 4 25%
    • 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 on its website.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company reports it has a sustainability committee in place whose members include 'Chief Executive Officer, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Chief Environmental Officer' who are a part of the company's senior management team.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports it has a sustainability committee in place whose members include 'Luis Felipe Gazitúa, Vivianne Blanlot, and Bernardo Larraín', who are all part of the company's board of directors.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2 - The company reports it has 17% women as a part of its senior executives.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      1 - The company reports it has 11% or 1 woman as a part of its 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?

      [Externally verified] FSC, UNGC, WBCSD, CLG Chile, Acción Empresas. The company also lists different sustainability memberships on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports it runs a project 'Rutas Fluviales (Waterways)' in partnership with the local municipalities and the Department of Social Action of the Bishopric of Temuco which revalues and recovers cultural attractions of the Imperial and Tolten rivers in the Araucania region. In 2020, the company continued with the processes of restoring damaged forests, in partnership with Fundación Reforestemos, and inaugurated the Urban Park in Santa Olga. In addition, the company's collaboration with the 'Universidad de Concepción de Chile' resulted in training workshops and working with traditionally male university degrees to promote and strengthen women's participation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published its latest sustainability report in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company has submitted CDP questionnaires for forests, climate change and water security in 2021.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company publishes a summary of some climate change-related risks on its forestry operations and some adaptation measures adopted as a result. However, the information reported is limited and not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    11.5 / 25 46%
    • Organisation: 9.5 / 20 47.5%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company owns forest assets in Brazil, Chile and Argentina, and has manufacturing operations in Chile and Brazil, where the main products are: pulpwood logs, sawn pulpwood, sawn timber, refabricated wood, plywood board, long pulp fiber and short pulp fiber.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      The company sources from local suppliers in Chile, Brazil and Argentina and from MIPYMES providers of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, United States.

    • 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)?

      768,000 - The company reports 768,000 ha of productive plantations. Data as of December 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      105,765 - The company reports it has 105,765 ha of plantations on third party land. Data as of December 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      65,692 - The company reports a total area of 65,692 ha yet to be planted. Data as of December 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      385,726 - The company reports it has 385,726 hectares of conservation and restoration areas. Data as of December 2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      4 - The company reports four FMUs, three of which are certified under FSC FM, however, it is unclear if this information covers all FMUs controlled by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

    • N
      0 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

    • 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 reports it has three sawmills (Bucalemu, Mulchen, and Nacimiento) under CMPC MADERAS.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      The company only reports the names of its sawmills as Bucalemu, Mulchen, and Nacimiento and that all are located in Chile. However, the exact locations of the company sawmills is not reported.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      4 - The company reports it has four paper mills: Laja, Pacifico, Santa Fe (Chile), and Guaiba (Brazil).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports the names and countries of its pulp mills. The exact location of the pulp mills is not reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company has published the total volume sourced in 2022, but it is not clear how much was sourced by sawmills as the company also owns pulp mills. Additionally, the reported percentages produced by the company and third parties do not equal 100% and are therefore unreliable.

    • 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 third-parties?

      The company has published the total volume sourced in 2022, but it is not clear how much was sourced by company-owned pulp mills as the company also owns sawmills. Additionally, the reported percentages produced by the company and third parties do not equal 100% and are therefore unreliable.

    • 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 third parties?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that to ensure that loads remain in good condition from the point of origin to their destination, CMPC Maderas, through its procurement area, launched a web platform to be more connected with its suppliers. The platform provides product information, such as traceability documentation and the coordinates of the forest lands associated with its supply. It also has geo-referencing systems that ensure the traceability of the load, preventing theft and losses.

    • N
      0 / 1

      39. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      The company reports that to ensure that loads remain in good condition from the point of origin to their destination, CMPC Maderas, through its procurement area, launched a web platform to be more connected with its suppliers. The platform provides product information, such as traceability documentation and the coordinates of the forest lands associated with its supply. It also has geo-referencing systems that ensure the traceability of the load, preventing theft and losses.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    2.7 / 9 30%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 1.7 / 5 34%
    • Self-reported: 1.7 / 5 34%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that its goal is to maintain all certifications and, by 2030, increase the coverage to 100% of sustainable forest management and production and consumption of certified raw materials. However, the name of verification system is not mentioned by the company.

    • P
      0.85 / 1

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

      85.16% - The company reports its total landbank area as 1,306,000 ha out of which 1,112,314.31 ha (85.16%) is FSC certified. The company's own reporting mentions 90.3% of its landbank as certified under FSC and PEFC, however, the landbank figures for company's land certified under PEFC are not publicly available to verify this information.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that its goal is to maintain all certifications and, by 2030, increase the coverage to 100% of sustainable forest management and production and consumption of certified raw materials. However, the name of verification system is not mentioned by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.85 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      85.16% - The company reports its total landbank area as 1,306,000 ha out of which 1,112,314.31 ha (85.16%) is FSC certified.

    • 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)?

      The company has PEFC FM certification, however, the landbank certified under PEFC is not publicly available.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    9.7 / 25 38.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 15 30%
    • Practice: 5.2 / 8 65%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Certified: 3.7 / 8 46.3%
    • N
      0 / 1

      51. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      53. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership. The company also reports its own commitment to no deforestation.

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      60. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion?

      The company reports its commitment to restoration, however, this does not clearly specify restoration of deforested areas.

    • N
      0 / 1

      61. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      62. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Biodiversity policy?

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. The company has also identified species of conservation concern, referencing the IUCN red list. However, the information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.85 / 1

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

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. The company also reports information on its efforts to adding, by 2030, 100,000 conservation, protection and/or restoration hectares to the more than 320,000 hectares of conservation land that the company maintains in Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to prohibition of fishing, hunting, logging or any illegal activity. However, this commitment is only reported in relation to conservation set-asides.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      69. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company reports commitment to prohibition of any illegal activity within the heritage, especially within the 'Areas of High Conservation Value'.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.85 / 1

      71. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      72. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    2.5 / 11 22.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership. The company also reports its own commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      76. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has only published the monitoring reports for its FMUs Forestal Mininco and Forestal Mininco-Proyecto Aysén.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      80. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 85. 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
    8.1 / 20 40.5%
    • Organisation: 2 / 5 40%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 9 27.8%
    • Practice: 3.6 / 6 60%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Certified: 2.6 / 6 43.3%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      0.85 / 1

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

      Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. The company also mentions limited information on best management practices for soils.

    • 93. 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

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

    • 95. 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

      96. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company reports a commitment to prohibition of use of fire. However, this commitment is only reported in relation to conservation set-asides.

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      98. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have not been awarded as the information on total landbank certified under PEFC is not publicly available. The company's own reporting mentions providing trainings for fire prevention and fire fighting, and to have neighborhood watch committees to monitor fires.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. 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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% in scopes 1 and 2 by 2030 against a 2018 baseline of 2,396 MtCO2e.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports its GHG emissions for 2020 as 2,142.0 ( MtCO2e) against a 2018 baseline of 2,396.0 ( MtCO2e).

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      [Externally verified] The company reports its GHG emissions for 2019 (2,450.0e (MtCO2e)) and 2020 (2,142.0 (MtCO2e)) against a baseline of 2018 (2,396.0 (MtCO2e)). The target for 2030 is reported as 1,198.0 (MtCO2e) (-50%). This information is externally verified by Deuman Ltda.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      105. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company reports that for its carbon footprint measurement, it uses the GHG Protocol methodology, which defines three scopes: scope 1 (direct emissions), scope 2 (indirect emissions from energy purchases), and scope 3 (other indirect emissions in the supply chain).

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    12.55 / 24 52.3%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Policy: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • Practice: 9.1 / 13 69.6%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 13 11.5%
    • External: 2 / 13 15.4%
    • Certified: 5.6 / 13 42.7%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to reduce industrial water use per ton of product by 25% by 2025 from a baseline of 30.84 m3/t (2018).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      107. Water use intensity?

      30 - The company reports a water use intensity of 30.00 (m3/t) for the year 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      108. 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 reflects progress in water use intensity. The information reported is externally verified by KPMG.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that it is committed to complying with the discharge parameters regulation and publicly show measurements of relevant parameters such as Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Total Suspended Solids (TSS) and Organic Compounds. A clear time-bound commitment to improve water quality is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports its BOD and COD figures from 2018 to 2020, which shows an increase in COD from last year, however, BOD has shown a decrease in the figures but the information reported is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      111. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      The company reports having effluent treatment plants at its industrial units. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      114. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.85 / 1

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that it seeks to reduce chemical consumption in the bleaching and delignification areas. A clear commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers is not reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The FSC report of company's concession Forestal Mininco SpA has information on the chemical used in its forestry operations. However, this information does not cover all operations of the company.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.85 / 1

      124. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.85 / 1

      125. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports it has a waste management system in place. This information is externally verified by KPMG.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    18.2 / 36 50.6%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Policy: 7 / 20 35%
    • Practice: 6.7 / 11 60.9%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 11 11.4%
    • External: 0.8 / 11 6.8%
    • Certified: 4.7 / 11 42.7%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership. The company also reports its own commitment to honoring and upholding human rights, as dictated by the UN's Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    • N
      0 / 1

      128. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      129. Progress on human rights commitment ?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership. The company also reports its own commitment to recognition and support of the customary rights, customs, and culture of Indigenous people, however, does not reference the UN Declaration/ILO Convention.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      137. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      [Externally verified] Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. The company also reports that to focus its engagement with the local communities, it develops a community engagement process through three stages: Diagnosis and identification, Social investment and Monitoring and evaluation. However, this information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that as a result of its partnership in Chile with the Universidad de Concepción, training workshops and work with traditionally male university degrees were carried out to promote and strengthen women's participation. Limited information is reported by the company.

    • 140. 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.

    • 141. 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

      142. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company reports its commitment to provide essential community services and facilities.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.85 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank. The company also reports its own progress on the services provided to the community.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports information on generation of economic development through the promotion of entrepreneurship among the inhabitants of the communities, directly benefiting the neighbours of the territories.

    • 145. 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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.85 / 1

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

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) and PEFC FM (PEFC ST 1003:2018) certifications as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC. The company also reports limited information on its progress on commitment to respect all workers' rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports it has a 'diversity and inclusion governance' program, 751 employees have completed training covering discrimination, and the company is also a member of the Gender Party Initiative. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      152. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      1,436 - The company reports 1,436 part-time employees. Data as of December 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Percentage or number of women employees?

      3,304 (16.82%) - The company reports 3,304 women employees. Data as of December 2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Commitment to pay a living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      155. Commitment to pay a living wage applies to all suplliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      157. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company reports ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men as per the employment category in line with the GRI reporting. However, the information is not reported as per the significant location of operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC CoC certification. The company's own commitment to health and safety does not reference the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      160. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have not been awarded as the information on total landbank certified under PEFC is not publicly available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      3.04 - The company reports its accident rate for all operations in 2020 as 3.04.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports zero fatalities in the year 2020.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1.25 / 8 15.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      163. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company has a forest development program that allows small rural producers to have forest activities and wood production in the company's territories. However, this information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      168. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      170. 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
    5.25 / 7 75%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      171. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports it has an 'Ethics and Compliance Committee' which is responsible for overseeing compliance with the policy. In addition, the company also provides training to all of its employees to strengthen anti-corruption efforts. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • 174. 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

      175. Disclosure of the company’s management approach to tax and payments to governments?

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

    • 176. 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

      177. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company reports it has a 'Reporting Hotline' for raising complaints related to any violation of laws or the company's principles, values, or code of conduct, which allows the complainants to submit the complaints anonymously (provided that this is permitted under the applicable local laws).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC CoC certification. The company's own reporting only mentions a complaints system, however, no further details are reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

      179. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: Empresas CMPC SA

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