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  • About this company:

    Founded in 1920, Empresas CMPC has forestry operations

  • Parent company:
    Matte Group
  • Landbank
    686,623 hectares
  • Market cap:
    5,371,622,770 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    CMPC.SN
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    CMPC:CI
  • ISIN:
    CL0000001314
  • Website:

Company assessment: Empresas CMPC – July 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 44% 74.86 / 170
  • Organisation: 18 / 40 45%
  • Policy: 27 / 74 36.5%
  • Practice: 29.9 / 56 53.3%
  • Self-reported: 7.1 / 56 12.7%
  • External: 10.8 / 56 19.2%
  • Certified: 12 / 56 21.5%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    9 / 12 75%
    • Organisation: 5.5 / 6 91.7%
    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Sustainability Committee.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Mr. Bernardo Matte Izquierdo is the member of the board of the three businesses, 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 - The company only provides photos of senior management which are available on company's website.

    • Y
      1 / 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, UNGC, WBCSD.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Examples include participation in FSC Chile's technical committees, and the New Generation Plantations project; collaboration with the CODEFF NGO, in order to protect and restore the habitat of the huilli­n, an endangered freshwater otter; Forestal Mininco Program (in collaboration with FSC and Certfor) for the Restoration of Native Forests and collaboration with the Etica en los Bosques NGO on initiatives to protect native forests in the south of Chile.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published an Integrated Report - 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      CDP.

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    7.75 / 25 31%
    • Organisation: 6 / 20 30%
    • 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?

      Plantations in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. Processing facilities in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, and Mexico.

    • 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 plantation forests.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      687,862

    • 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)?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      4 - The company reports four pulp mills, however, no information on number of paper mills is available.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

      Some of the company's supply is CoC certified which ensures that it is traceable. However, the percentage of supply traceable cannot be calculated.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      Partial points based on the company's FSC CoC certification which only covers traceability for the certified portion of all its supply. The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004). As the Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC CoC certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

      Some of the company's supply is CoC certified which ensures that it is traceable. However, the percentage of supply traceable cannot be calculated.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1.84 / 9 20.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 5 36.9%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 5 36.9%
    • 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
      0.92 / 1

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

      92.2% - The company has FSC FM certificates for Forestal Mininco, CMPC Pulp and CMPC Cellulose Riograndense LTDA, covering an area of 1,097,045 ha. The company reports a total landbank of 1,189,680 ha, therefore its certified area covers 92.2% of its operations.

    • 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
      0.92 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      92.2% - The company has FSC FM certificates for Forestal Mininco, CMPC Pulp and CMPC Cellulose Riograndense LTDA, covering an area of 1,097,045 ha. The company reports a total landbank of 1,189,680 ha, therefore its certified area covers 92.2% of its operations.

    • 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 Controversial Sources requirements?

      The company has a commitment to supply its industrial processes with 100% certified or controlled wood from renewable plantations. However, it does not specify FSC Controlled Wood.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company has PEFC FM certification for Celulose Rio Grandense Ltda (221,000.76 ha) and CMPC PULP S.A. Esquema de Certificacion en Grupo. However the total area this covers is not provided and so an overall percentage cannot be calculated.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    12.09 / 22 55%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 13 50%
    • Practice: 5.6 / 7 79.9%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1.8 / 7 25%
    • Certified: 3.8 / 7 54.9%
    • 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] 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company identified species of conservation concern within the operations of Forestal Mininco (CMPC forestry subsidiary in Chile), specifying their conservation status under the IUCN system of classification.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.92 / 1

      63. 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.

    • N
      0 / 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      66. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company's commitment covers HCV areas only.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.92 / 1

      68. 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.

    • 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
    3.5 / 10 35%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 6 41.7%
    • Practice: 1 / 4 25%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 4 25%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 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?

      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

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

      The HCV report about HCV1, 2 and 3 in the company's operations in Chile (Forestal Mininco) includes management and monitoring summaries. Only half a point has been awarded because it only covers parts of the company's operations.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      77. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has an environmental commitment which intends to reduce emissions, decrease use of water in industrial operations, increase forest conservation and become a zero waste company. However, a commitment towards social impacts is not available.

    • 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
    6.42 / 20 32.1%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Policy: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • Practice: 2.9 / 6 48.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 2.4 / 6 40.3%
    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 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
      +
      0.5 / 1
      0.92 / 1

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

      The company reports that it innovates in silviculture focusing on improving plant quality and soil preparation techniques, as well as controlling weeds to guarantee high productivity and preserve plantation homogeneity.

    • 89. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      92. Commitment to zero burning?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      94. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      2,556 - The company reports the surface area that has been affected by wildland fires between June 2017 and May 2018 in the countries where it has forestry operations. Chile 1,199 ha; Brazil 1,339 ha; Argentina 18 ha.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      98. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports GHG emission intensity as 0.318 t CO2e/ton.

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      100. 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. Half a point has been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      101. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company reports GHG Protocol standard and the ISAE 3410 standard.

  • Water, chemical and waste management Water, chemical and waste management
    8.84 / 23 38.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 9 16.7%
    • Practice: 7.3 / 12 61.2%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 12 14.6%
    • External: 1.8 / 12 14.6%
    • Certified: 3.8 / 12 32%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. Water use intensity?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      104. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company published its total water consumtion in 2016, 2017 and 2018. However, water use intensity is not reported and there is no target in place. Half a point has been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports its BOD and COD from 2007 (2.42 kg/ton of final product) to 2015 (1.32kg/ton). The company does not report a specific target for reducing BOD or COD.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      107. 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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      110. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.92 / 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
      0.92 / 1

      121. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company reports it uses integrated management, which includes both silvicultural techniques and pruning and thinning, as well as the use of natural enemies of harmful agents. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC-certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    20.92 / 34 61.5%
    • Organisation: 5 / 5 100%
    • Policy: 10 / 20 50%
    • Practice: 5.9 / 9 65.8%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • External: 3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Certified: 1.9 / 9 21.3%
    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      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.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      133. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • N
      0 / 1

      134. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to promote the inclusion of women is not specific to forestry operations.

    • 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
      0.92 / 1

      139. 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.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of women 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      154. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company does not refer to the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work.

    • 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?

      1 - The company reports number of accidents per 100 workers (1.0) for the year 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 1 / 4 25%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 1 / 4 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      164. 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

      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
    3 / 7 42.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 5 40%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 1 / 2 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      167. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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 has a complaint line for reporting any violation of laws or of the company's principles, values, or Code of Conduct. However, no process for protecting whistleblowers is detailed.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      174. 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

      175. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: Empresas CMPC

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