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Founded in 1899, Brazilian producer Klabin is one of Brazil's largest paper producers. The company

  • Landbank (timber/pulp):
    229,167 hectares
  • Market cap:
    6,232,905,736 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    KLBN4.SA
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    KLBN4:BZ
  • ISIN:
    US49834M1009
  • Activities:
    Pulpwood production, pulp and paper production
  • Locations:
    Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo)
  • Headquarters:
    Brazil
  • Website:

Company assessment: Klabin SA – July 2018

SPOTT assesses companies against over 100 indicators across ten categories. Click on the icons or bars below to expand each category for further details, scoring and links to reports and sources.

Assessment date:

Total: 69.8% 69.5 / 99.5
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Companies should publish sustainability policies or similar covering their entire supply chain — including third party suppliers — implemented and enforced through high-level leadership that engages with wider industry schemes.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      2. Sustainability policy or commitment applies to direct and third-party suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Sustainability Committee, Sustainability Commission, Sustainability and Communication Department, and a working group on impacts of climate change. The Sustainability Committee is comprised of Directors and one external member

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      4. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      5. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to improve forest management or transparency?

      UNGC, CDP, GRI, FSC, the Brazilian Pact for the Eradication of Slave Labor, the Brazilian National Pact Against Corruption, CEO Climate Leaders

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      6. Activities with government, NGOs or academic institutions to improve the sustainability of forest products?

      The company partners with the Association for the Preservation of the Environment and of Human Life (Apremavi), providing guidance on sustainable use of land, encouraging recovery of native forest remnants and responsible forestry, among others

  • Landbank, FMUs and mills Landbank, FMUs and mills 8 / 11 72.7%
    • Companies should publicly report figures on their total landbank and details of different areas under their management. They should also disclose maps of their forest management units and provide forest management plans, as well as details on supplier pulp and paper mills.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      7. Lists countries and operations?

      The company has 18 industrial units (17 in eight Brazilian states and one in Argentina). Its headquarters are located in Sao Paulo city

    • n/a
      -
      No source

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not produce wood/wood fibre from natural forests

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      9. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      229,167

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      23,455

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      12. Conservation set-aside and/or HCV area (ha)?

      214,423

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      13. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not have Intact Forest Landscape within its landbank

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      14. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      15. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      16. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      Summaries of Forest Management Plans are made publicly available via the FSC database. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      17. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation?

      Summaries of Forest Management Plan monitoring are made publicly available via the FSC database. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      18. Number of company owned pulp and paper mills?

      18 - 17 mills in Brazil and 1 mill in Argentina

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      19. Maps or addresses of company owned pulp and paper mills?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      20. Number of company owned sawmills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not own sawmills

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      21. Maps or addresses of company owned sawmills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not own sawmills

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity 10.5 / 13 80.8%
    • Companies should commit to address deforestation and to set aside areas for conservation. They should report on any activities to manage or restore habitat in their conservation areas, or monitor deforestation in their supply chains. They should also provide evidence of species conservation and biodiversity protection.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      22. Commitment to zero conversion of natural forest?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that conversion to plantations or non-forest land uses shall not occur, except in circumstances where there are clear, substantial, additional, secure, long-term conservation benefits. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      23. Zero conversion commitment applies to outgrower scheme and independent suppliers?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      24. Commitment to minimise the impact of logging roads?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not produce wood/wood fibre from natural forests

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      25. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that forests are protected from illegal harvesting, settlement and other unauthorized activities. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      26. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The monitoring of forest extent and condition is covered by FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      27. Amount of deforestation recorded?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      28. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The protection of rare, threatened and endangered species and their habitats is covered by FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      29. Commitment to set aside areas for conservation?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that areas are set aside for conservation. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      30. Examples of habitat management and/or habitat restoration of set-aside areas?

      The management and restoration of habitat is covered by FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      31. Implementing a landscape-level approach to biodiversity conservation?

      Company refers to landscape management, multiple use forests and mosaic forest management, including ecological corridors.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      32. Commitment to protect species of conservation concern, referencing international or national system of species classification?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      33. Commitment to sustainably manage the use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not produce wood/wood fibre from natural forests

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      34. Commitment not to use genetically modified organisms?

      The company has committed to not be directly or indirectly involved in the introduction of genetically modified organisms in forestry operations. This commitment is made through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004)

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      35. Commitment to only use alien species where impacts can be controlled?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that alien species are used only where their impacts can be controlled. However, the use of a risk assessment prior to introduction is not specified. Half points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      36. Examples of species conservation activities?

      The protection of rare, threatened and endangered species and their habitats, and the maintenance of ecological functions and values is covered by FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments 4 / 9 44.4%
    • Companies should commit to the High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) approaches, and to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIA). They should develop and publish monitoring and management plans, and provide evidence through SEIA, HCV and HCS assessments, typically published in summary form due to the sensitive nature of certain sites.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that assessments are conducted to determine the presence of High Conservation Values. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      38. HCV commitment applies to outgrower scheme and independent suppliers?

      The company has committed to not be directly or indirectly involved in the destruction of High Conservation Values in forestry operations. This commitment is made through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). For this half points are awarded

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      39. Commitment to only use licensed High Conservation Value (HCV) assessors accredited by the HCV Resource Network's Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      40. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

      HCV (AAVC) assessment summaries are available within the company's forest management plans

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company provides HCV management and monitoring plan for one area of operations

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      43. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require assessment of environmental impacts and the incorporation of evaluations of social impact into management planning and operations. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      45. Social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) available?

  • Soils, fire and GHG emissions Soils, fire and GHG emissions 5.5 / 10 55%
    • Companies should commit to protect peatland and undertake best management practices for soils and peat, as well as commit to reduced impact logging. They should also have policies on zero burning and to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Companies should report their GHG emissions, as well as any fires that occurred in or around their estates, along with plans for managing and monitoring fires.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      46. Commitment to best management practices for soils and/or peat?

      The company has confirmed that it does not have operations on peatland. The conservation of soils, including control of erosion and minimising damage during operations is covered by FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      47. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not produce wood/wood fibre from natural forests

    • n/a
      -
      No source

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not have landbank on peat

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      49. Commitment on peatland planting applies to outgrower scheme and independent suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not have suppliers with landbank on peat

    • n/a
      -
      No source

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not have landbank on peat

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      51. Evidence of best management practices for soils and/or peat?

      The company has confirmed that it does not have operations on peatland. The conservation of soils, including control of erosion and minimising damage during operations is covered by FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN). Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      52. Commitment to zero burning?

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      53. Commitment to zero burning applies to outgrower scheme and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      54. Evidence of management and monitoring fires?

      The company states that is has a program to create and monitor plans for fire prevention and fire fighting.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      55. Details/number of hotspots/fires in FMUs controlled by the company?

      The company reports the area (hectares) burned in forest fires in its Parana forest management plan from 2012 to 2016. Equivalent information on other company controlled forest management units could not be identified

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      56. Time-bound commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company has a target to reduce GHG intensity to 185 kg CO2/t paper from 2018 to 2022. However this does not cover all of the company's operations

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      57. Progress towards reducing GHG emission intensity?

      The company report that their 2016 target was achieved. However, the company has not reported progress towards their 2018-2022 goal

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      58. Report GHG emissions from land use change?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      59. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      Methodology of the Brazilian GHG Protocol Program. 2010 was used as the base year for calculations

  • Water, chemical and waste management Water, chemical and waste management 8 / 12 66.7%
    • Companies should commit to managing water use and water quality, providing evidence through time-bound reduction plans, policies on toxic chemical use, waste management and treatment of wastewater and mill effluents.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      60. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      61. Progress towards commitment on water quality?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      62. Protection of natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      63. Evidence of treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not own sawmills

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      65. Time-bound commitment to improve water use?

      2016 target to reduce water consumption by 5% compared to 2015. 2018-2022 target to reduce water consumption by 5% compared to 2017

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      66. Progress towards commitment on water use?

      The company reports water consumption figures, but did not achieve its target for 2016. The company has not reported progress for its 2018-2022 goal

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      67. mmitment to eliminate chlorine and chlorine compounds for bleaching?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      68. Evidence of minimising or recycling solid waste produced during sawmilling processes?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not own sawmills

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require the adoption of environmentally friendly non-chemical methods of pest management and avoidance of the use of chemical pesticides and fertilisers. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      70. No use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides?

      FSC Principles and Criteria prohibit the use of World Health Organization Type 1A and 1B and chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      71. No use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention?

      FSC-STD-30-001 v1-0 8.1 prohibits the use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      72. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      For plantations FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that integrated pest management forms an essential part of the management plan, with primary reliance on prevention and biological control methods rather than chemical pesticides and fertilisers. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      Data on chemical usage per hectare is only available for some of the company's FMUs

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights 15 / 19.5 76.9%
    • Companies should commit to respect human rights, including those of indigenous peoples and local communities, consulted with free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Companies should respect the rights of workers, report relevant workforce data, and comply with health and safety legislation.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      74. Commitment to human rights, referencing the UN Declaration of Human Rights or UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights?

      The company has committed to not be directly or indirectly involved in the violation of human rights in forestry operations. This commitment is made through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004), which defines human rights as those established through the UN Declaration of Human Rights

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      75. Commitment to human rights applies to outgrower scheme and independent suppliers?

      The company has committed to not be directly or indirectly involved in the violation of human rights in forestry operations. This commitment is made through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004), which defines human rights as those established through the UN Declaration of Human Rights

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company has committed to not be directly or indirectly involved in the violation of human rights in forestry operations. This commitment is made through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004), which encompasses the rights of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples as established by the ILO Convention 169

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      77. Commitment to respect legal and customary property rights?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that legal and customary property rights are respected. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that free, prior, and informed consent is obtained. However, this commitment does not extend beyond the Forest Management Unit. Half points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      79. FPIC commitment applies to independent suppliers?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      81. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that appropriate mechanisms are employed to resolve disputes over tenure claims and use rights. However, details of the process used for resolving land conflicts are not recorded. Half points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      82. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      83. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require certified organisations to contribute to the social and economic development of local communities. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      84. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      85. Reference to Fundamental ILO Conventions?

      The company has committed to not be directly or indirectly involved in the violation of any of the ILO Core Conventions. This commitment is made through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004)

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      86. Total number of employees?

      18,373 - Figure includes direct and indirect employees and apprentices and trainees

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      87. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      0 - Fixed term or temporary basis employees

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      88. Percentage or number of women employees?

      1,474 (8%) - Sum of permanent and other (apprentice and trainee) women employees

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      89. Commitment to pay minimum wage?

      The company states that the lowest remuneration paid is 1.02 times higher than the national minimum wage

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      90. Commitment to address occupational health and safety, referencing the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require that all applicable laws and/or regulations covering health and safety of employees and their families are met or exceeded. FSC-POL-30-401:200 requires that the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work is also applied. Full points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      91. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      0.7 - Accident Frequency Rate. Data as of 2016

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      1

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      93. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0 EN) require the provision of PPE and related training. However, this commitment does not appear to extend beyond the Forest Management Unit. Half points have therefore been awarded for this indicator on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank, which stands at 425,520 ha (100% of total operational area)

  • Certification standards Certification standards 5 / 8 62.5%
    • Companies should be certified by credible certification standards, or have time-bound commitments to achieve 100% certification of both forest management units and outgrower schemes. They should also commit to only sourcing certified wood/wood fibre and ensuring that their supply is verified as being in legal compliance.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      425,520 (100%) - FSC

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      95. Percentage wood/wood fibre supply verified as being in legal compliance by a third party?

      The company states 'as of December 2016 more than 25,000 hectares of properties had been certified' in partner-producer areas. However, it is unclear what percentage of wood/wood fibre supply is certified

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      96. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% FSC FM certification of FMUs?

      Already met

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      97. Commitment to source only wood/wood fibre that meets FSC Controlled Wood requirements?

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      98. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      425,520 (100%)

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      99. Percentage of wood/wood fibre supply from outgrower scheme and/or independent suppliers that is FSC FM certified?

      The company states 'as of December 2016 more than 25,000 hectares of properties had been certified' in partner-producer areas. However, it is unclear what percentage of wood/wood fibre supply is certified

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      100. Percentage area (ha) PEFC certified?

      The indicator has been disabled as the company has achieved 100% FSC certification

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers 4 / 5 80%
    • Companies should report details of any programmes or schemes to support both schemed and independent smallholders, as well as criteria to assess suppliers on compliance with company policies, and in what cases suppliers should be suspended or excluded due to non-compliance.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      101. Programme to support outgrower scheme smallholders?

      Forest Enterprise (technical assistance, including planning, first time ant combating, planting and one replanting if 5% or more seedlings do not survive); Small Producer Certification; Programa de Fomento Florestal (Forest Development Program)

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      102. Percentage of outgrower scheme smallholders involved in programme?

      The company reports that the Forest Development Program supported 19,000 rural producers as of 2012, but no more recent information could be found

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Matrix to evaluate 'critical contracted suppliers in the industrial area' and the 'risks they pose to the company, both financially and regarding sustainability'

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      104. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company has a policy for the supply of goods and services which clearly states the criteria its suppliers must abide by and the actions taken if found to be in non-compliance

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      105. Percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged on compliance with company requirements?

      The company states it has approximately 5,000 active suppliers and 'of this total, 925 suppliers are monitored by the Critical and Sustainability Matrix'

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances 4.5 / 6 75%
    • Companies should operate in an ethical manner at all levels, providing accessible channels and clear procedures for both employees and external stakeholders to raise any grievance or complaint with the company, as well as allowing for whistleblowing.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      106. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      107. Whistleblowing procedure?

      Whistleblowing and grievances are reported through an Ombudsman, with anonymity guaranteed

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      108. Own grievance or complaints system?

      The company's ombudsman is designed to receive complaints, allegations and suggestions from both internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the company also has the ‘Speak with Klabin' channel in the forestry areas where it operates.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      109. Grievance or complaints system is accessible to internal and external stakeholders?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 2
      Source

      110. Details of grievances disclosed?

      The company provides a summary on the grievances in 2016 and state their status

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SPOTT is a ZSL initiative.
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