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  • About this company:

    Headquartered in France and founded in 1923, Rougier

  • Landbank
    1,568,880 hectares
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    ALRGR.PA
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    ALRGR:FP
  • ISIN:
    FR0000037640
  • Website:

Company assessment: Rougier SA – June 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 34.8% 59.51 / 171
  • Organisation: 7 / 36 19.4%
  • Policy: 29 / 74 39.2%
  • Practice: 23.5 / 61 38.5%
  • Self-reported: 3.5 / 61 5.7%
  • External: 4 / 61 6.6%
  • Certified: 16.1 / 61 26.3%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    3.5 / 12 29.2%
    • Organisation: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 4 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • External: 1 / 4 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to responsible forest management and responsible trade in timber and timber products.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report that its commitment applies to direct and third-party suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The Company reports having a CSR Director, but this data is undated.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on any members within the board having responsibility for sustainability.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that 20% of Group Executives are women. Data is between two and five years old so full points cannot be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      2 - Two board members out of seven (29%) are women, data is between two and five years old so full points cannot be awarded.

    • 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, ATIBT, STTC.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has collaborated with WWF and ZSL in the past, but not in the last two years.

    • N
      0 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has not published a sustainability report within the last two years.

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company does not report through a standardised reporting system.

    • N
      0 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company has not reported an assessment of climate-related risks.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

      The company does not have a Natural capital assessment available.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    7.45 / 26 28.7%
    • Organisation: 5 / 18 27.8%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 6 24.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0.7 / 6 11.7%
    • Certified: 0.8 / 6 12.5%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company has operations in Gabon and the Republic of Congo.

    • N
      0 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      The company does not provide a list of countries that it sources from.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      1,481,000 - The company reports a combined total of 1,481,000 ha from its two operating subsidiaries, however neither figures are dated therefore points cannot be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      40,000 - The company states it is working to develop an area of 40,000 ha, of which 17,000 ha are current plantations. The data is more than two years old.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on its area of plantation/natural forest within outgrower schemes.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      23,000 - The company states it is working to develop an area of 40,000 ha, of which 17,000 ha are current plantations, however the data is more than two years old.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      24,883 - The company reports a total of 47,744 ha of protected areas across their Gabonese concessions, however the figures for two FMUs are undated and therefore 22,911 ha could not be counted in the total. Additionally, no figures published in the last five years could be found for the company's Congo operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

      20,018 - Figures were found for two FMUs (CFAD of l'Ogooué-Ivindo at Ivindo and Rougier Gabon - CFAD du Haut-Abanga) and added together. Figures for the company's three other FMUs could not be found.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      5 - The company has five FMUs, however there is no dated evidence for their single FMU based in the Republic of Congo. Therefore, only partial points can be awarded for the four concessions based in Gabon.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The company has some FMUs mapped on Global Forest Watch but maps do not cover the whole of its operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      The company reports Forest Management plans for all 5 FMUs.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      Monitoring reports can be found for four FMPs on the FSC website. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • P
      0.33 / 1

      25. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on use right (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      [Externally verified] Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance here: http://www.opentimberportal.org/operators.

    • P
      0.29 / 1

      26. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on forest management (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      [Externally verified] Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance here: http://www.opentimberportal.org/operators.

    • P
      0.08 / 1

      27. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on timber harvesting (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      [Externally verified] Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance here: http://www.opentimberportal.org/operators.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not disclose the names and locations of all third-party supplying FMUs.

    • N
      0 / 1

      29. Number of company owned sawmills?

      3 - The company reports to have three sawmills, however the figure is undated and therefore points cannot be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      Locations for sawmills are given on the website but only to the province-level; no coordinates, addresses or referenced maps could be found.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or 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?

      The company reports 410 000 m3/year of forest production but this figure is undated so no points can be awarded.

    • 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?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      35. Number of third party supplying mills?

      The company does not report the number of third-party supplying mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report the 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?

      The company does not report the 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 has FSC COC certifications which only cover the certified portion of its supply.

    • N
      0 / 1

      39. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

      The company does not report the percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC CoC certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

      The company does not report on the percentage of supply traceable to FMU level.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    2.2 / 9 24.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 1.2 / 5 24%
    • Self-reported: 1.2 / 5 24%
    • 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?

      The company does not report a time-bound plan for achieving 100% third-party legality verification of FMUs or achieved.

    • P
      0.6 / 1

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

      60% - 895,825 ha of the company's 1,481,000 ha landbank is FSC FM/COC certified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report 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?

      The company has FSC COC certificates for operations in Gabon, but not for its operations in Republic of Congo. An accurate percentage could not be calculated.

    • P
      0.6 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      60% - 895,825 ha of the company's 1,481,000 ha landbank is FSC FM/COC certified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has committed to fully FSC-certify its landbank within seven years (by 2024).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report the percentage of wood/wood fibre supply 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?

      The company does not report a 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 does not report on percentage area that is PEFC certified.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    11.95 / 23 52%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 8 / 13 61.5%
    • Practice: 4 / 8 49.4%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 4 / 8 49.4%
    • 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). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      53. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company does not report evidence of monitoring deforestation.

    • N
      0 / 1

      55. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

      There is no evidence of the company or an external source monitoring deforestation in supplier operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on the amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on the amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation in supplier operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion that applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      60. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      61. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company reports a commitment to biodiversity conservation.

    • N
      0 / 1

      62. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to biodiversity conservation is not reported to apply to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report that it has identified species of conservation concern.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.6 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Commercial hunting is banned and there are regulations for subsistence hunting for local communities.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species is not reported to apply to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      67. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company reports a commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities is not reported to apply to all suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.6 / 1

      69. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company reports on the number of indications of illegal activity monitored for the whole year but does not provide examples of how it protects forest areas from unauthorised or illegal activities. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank/volume.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      70. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    4.5 / 10 45%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 6 41.7%
    • Practice: 2 / 4 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • External: 1.5 / 4 37.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to conducting HVC identification of all forest operations by 2024. The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/FSC membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      74. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

      [Externally verified] HCV summaries are available for four out of five FMUs on the company's website in Forest Management Plans. A HCV summary for one FMU is available through the FSC website. Reporting does not cover the whole of the company's operations, therefore only partial points can be awarded.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] HCV summaries are available for four out of five FMUs on the company's website in Forest Management Plans. A HCV summary for one FMU is available through the FSC website. Reporting does not cover the whole of the company's operations, therefore only partial points can be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to the HCS Approach.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to the HCS Approach.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to conduct Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA) as required by forestry administrations. It is not clear whether this commitment applies to all development and planting.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to conduct SEIAs.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company shows environmental and social considerations for local communities in its Forest Management Plans, however these are not comprehensive assessments and therefore full points cannot be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      82. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on impact assessments (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance here: http://www.opentimberportal.org/operators.

  • Soils, fire and GHG emissions Soils, fire and GHG emissions
    8.3 / 22 37.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 4 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 10 40%
    • Practice: 4.3 / 8 53.8%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 4.3 / 8 53.8%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report that its commitment to no planting on peat of any depth applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on its landbank or planted area on peat.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report implementation of commitment to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to best management practices for soils and peat.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report its commitment to best management practices for soils and peat applying to all suppliers.

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      0.6 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. As the P&Cs do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria with regards to peatlands, limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      The company reports a commitment to reduced impact logging.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report that its commitment to reduced impact logging applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.6 / 1

      92. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

      The company reports multiple measures used to implement RIL. Points for external verification have also been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certified landbank/volume.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company reports a ""zero deforestation and zero fire policy in all areas exploited"" by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company does not report that its commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      0.6 / 1

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on details/number of hotspots/fires in company FMUs.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report details/number of hotspots/fires in suppliers operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company odes not report a time-bound commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity.

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company does not report GHG emissions intensity.

    • 100. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company does not report progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity.

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company does not report a methodology used to calculate GHG emissions.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    6.2 / 15 41.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Practice: 5.2 / 7 74.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • External: 0.8 / 7 10.7%
    • Certified: 4 / 7 56.4%
    • 103. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 104. Water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 105. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • 108. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports on waste treatment but no specific reference is wastewater is made. Data is between two and five years old, therefore full points cannot be awarded.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company does not report a commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to minimise the use of chemicals such as pesticides and chemical fertilisers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report that its commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers, applies to all suppliers.

    • 115. Evidence of eliminating chlorine and chlorine compounds for bleaching?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to no use of WHO Class 1A and 1B pesticides.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to no use of WHO Class 1A and 1B pesticides.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not reports chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.6 / 1

      121. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.6 / 1

      122. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC/PEFC certification. As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    15.41 / 37 41.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 10.5 / 21 50%
    • Practice: 3.9 / 11 35.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 11 6.8%
    • External: 0.1 / 11 0.6%
    • Certified: 3.1 / 11 28.2%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. 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

      125. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      126. Progress on human rights commitment ?

      The company does not report progress on human rights commitment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      130. 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

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

      The company does not report a commitment to FPIC.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to FPIC.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to FPIC.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      134. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company provides some examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts. Partial points have been awarded as the examples provided are not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company does not report details of process for addressing land conflicts.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on supporting the inclusion of women across forestry operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      137. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on population rights (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance here: http://www.opentimberportal.org/operators.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      138. Commitment to enable sustainable use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) by local communities?

      The company reports that it identifies NTFPs that are important to local population and supports "channels to capatalize on NTFPs". No reference is made to the sustainable use of these products by local communities, or the needs and/or rights of local communities and indigenous people, so points are partial.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company reports a commitment to provide essential community services and facilities including "safety, hygiene, housing, education, food and nutrition and health".

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.6 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to promote local employment.

    • P
      0.06 / 1

      142. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on labour regulations (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      [Externally verified] Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance by clicking on the source link.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report progress on commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      225 (15%) - In 2019, the company reported 85% of its employees had CDI (permanent) contracts. The company reports that it has 1,500 employees in total. The data is between two and five years old so full points cannot be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      150 (10%) - In 2019, the company reported 10% of its employees were women. The company reports a total of 1,500 employees. The data is between two and five years old so full points cannot be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      The company does not report a commitment to pay at least minimum wage.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to pay at least minimum wage.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to pay at least minimum wage.

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company does not report salary by gender.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004). 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.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company does not report on time lost due to work-based injuries.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on time lost due to work-based injuries.

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

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company does not report a commitment to support smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a programme to support outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a programme to support outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report the process used to prioritise, assess and/or engage suppliers on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a number or percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements.

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company does not report on suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report on time-bound action plans for suppliers to be in compliance with timber and pulp sourcing commitments.

    • N
      0 / 1

      167. Proportion of direct and indirect supply that comes from FMUs which are compliant with timber and pulp sourcing policies?

      The company does not report the 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
    0 / 9 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 5 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 4 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      168. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company does not report a commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report a commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • N
      0 / 1

      171. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on legal registration (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance here: http://www.opentimberportal.org/operators.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not disclose its management approach to tax and payments to governments.

    • N
      0 / 1

      173. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on taxes, fees and royalties (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      Average score taken from the company's own profile and that of it's subsidiary Mokabi SA. Please note: Company scores on Open Timber Portal are updated daily. Visit the OTP website to review the company's current performance here: http://www.opentimberportal.org/operators.

    • N
      0 / 1

      174. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company does not report on its whistleblowing procedure.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company does not report its own grievance or complaints system open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company does not report details of complaints and grievances.

Media monitor: Rougier SA

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