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  • Landbank
    337,460 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    6850000%
  • Market cap:
    17,560,196 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    WBI.L
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    WBI LN Equity
  • ISIN:
    GG00B4WJSD17
  • Sedol:
    B4WJSD1
  • Website:

Company assessment: Woodbois – July 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 75.9% 110.75 / 146
  • Organisation: 25 / 32 78.1%
  • Policy: 60.5 / 65 93.1%
  • Practice: 25.3 / 49 51.5%
  • Self-reported: 6 / 49 12.2%
  • External: 12.8 / 49 26%
  • Certified: 6.5 / 49 13.3%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    9.25 / 12 77.1%
    • Organisation: 5.5 / 6 91.7%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 2.3 / 4 56.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 4 37.5%
    • External: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's sustainable forestry policy is stated in its Sustainability Report published in 2019.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Only a limited number of policies apply to all the company's supply.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has a Sustainability / ESG manager.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports women comprise 36% of its senior management.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      The company reports that 33% of board members were female in 2018.

    • P
      0.75 / 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] The company is a member of Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) as of 30th September, 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      Latest sustainability report (covering the year 2019) was published in May 2020.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The Sustainability Report of the company references the GRI Standards for sustainability reporting but the report is not published on the GRI database.

    • N
      0 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

      The company has made a commitment to conduct Natural Capital Assesments and is taking active steps toward this.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    14.5 / 19 76.3%
    • Organisation: 10 / 14 71.4%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 3 83.3%
    • Self-reported: 2.5 / 3 83.3%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company has forest concessions and timber production facilities in Gabon and Mozambique.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      The company reports its supplying countries in the company presentation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      337,460 - The company operates on 405,816 ha of natural forests (95,000 ha in Gabon and 310,000 ha in Mozambique), among which 337,460 ha (83%) are operational forests.

    • 16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't use outgrower schemes for wood/wood fibre production.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      16,233 - The company states that 16,233 hectares or 4% of its concessions are conservation area.

    • 20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it doesn't have any intact forest landscapes within its landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      2 - The company reports that it has two Forest Management Units.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      Maps of the company's concessions in Gabon are available on the Forest Atlas of Gabon (Lynn Timber). However, no maps are published for the forest areas controlled by the company in Mozambique.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      The company has published the management plan for its Gabon operations only.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      Limited monitoring details are available, but this does not cover all operations. Partial points have been awarded.

    • 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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries 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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries 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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries 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?

      2 - The company owns one sawmill in Gabon and one sawmill in Mozambique. It also has a veneer factory and a bush-mill.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports it has a process in place for the tracing of both raw material and the processed timber it supplies, back to the country of harvest.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      39. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    4 / 9 44.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 4 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 5 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 5 0%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to have FSC-certification for 100% of its forests within next ten years (commitment published in 2019).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it is committed to only source third party timber from FSC-certified suppliers in the next 10 years (commitment published in 2019).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM 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 is committed to have FSC-certification of 100% of its forests within ten years (commitment published in 2019).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    14 / 20 70%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 9.5 / 11 86.4%
    • Practice: 4 / 7 57.1%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 3 / 7 42.9%
    • Certified: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      51. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      The company makes commitment to zero conversion of natural forests through its Sustainability Report.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      53. Criteria for defining deforestation?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      54. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      4% - In 2019, 4% of the company's' concession area in Gabon was targeted by illegal loggers. It is unclear if this covers all operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment but does not include a cut-off date after which deforestation or conversion will not be accepted.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      59. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      60. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • Y
      1 / 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 has identified IUCN Red List species on its concessions and Gabon national conservation list species on its Gabon concession.

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      Commitment is stated but limited examples are given, and these do not cover all operations. Partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      66. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      68. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company only reports limited evidence which includes closing of harvesting roads to avoid illegal settlements and working closely with local law enforcement agencies to address illegal logging issues and ensure that forests are protected.

    • 69. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it has no suppliers including outgrower scheme or independent suppliers.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    4 / 7 57.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 4 75%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      73. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it has no suppliers including outgrower scheme or independent suppliers.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries covered by Open Timber Portal.

  • Soils, fire and GHGs Soils, fire and GHGs
    12 / 17 70.6%
    • Organisation: 3 / 4 75%
    • Policy: 6 / 6 100%
    • Practice: 3 / 7 42.9%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 2.5 / 7 35.7%
    • 82. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it has no suppliers including outgrower scheme or independent suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 (0%) - The company reports to have no landbank on peat.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't have landbank on peat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      89. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      91. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

    • 92. Commitment to zero burning?

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

    • 93. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it has no suppliers including outgrower scheme or independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      94. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      The company mentions management activities used in Mozambique to prevent fires (weed control, firebreak construction, ring-hoed trees, local communities involvment). No monitoring activity could be found.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 (0%) - Data for 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity by 20% in the next five years (commitment made in 2019).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      98. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports the GHG Emissions Intensity as 0.04 tCO2/m3 logs and 0.11 tCO2/m³ lumber.

    • 99. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      100. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports GHG emission intensities (0.04 tCO2/m3 logs and 0.11 tCO2/m3 lumber) for 2018. However, this cannot be assessed against the commitment that was made in the same year.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      101. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company uses the UK Government GHG Conversion Factors for Company Reporting 2018.

  • Water, chemical and waste management Water, chemical and waste management
    11.5 / 15 76.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 7 / 7 100%
    • Practice: 3.5 / 7 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • External: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Certified: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • 102. 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.

    • 103. Water use intensity?

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

    • 104. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

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

    • 105. 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.

    • 106. 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.

    • 107. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 109. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      110. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Implementation is self-reported, protecting the 'surrounding environment'.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 114. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it used '0' chemicals in 2018.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      120. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      121. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    31.5 / 35 90%
    • Organisation: 5 / 5 100%
    • Policy: 20.5 / 21 97.6%
    • Practice: 6 / 9 66.7%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • External: 4 / 9 44.4%
    • Certified: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to the UN Declaration on Human Rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      125. Progress on human rights commitment ?

      The company makes various commitments to human rights, including providing trainings. Limited detail is given. Partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to respect Indigenous and local communities' rights?

      The company commits to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Commitment to Indigenous and local communities' rights applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      133. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      134. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to support the inclusion of women across forestry operations, and mentions ensuring an equal access to training.

    • 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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      138. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has reported various commitments towards workers rights, including providing trainings. There is no committee reported responsible for implementation of workers rights. Only a whistleblowing procedure is reported. Partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      50 (17.7%) - In 2018, the company had 50 seasonal employees, which represented 17.7% of the total workforce (282).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of women employees?

      61 (22%) - In 2018, the company had 61 women employees, which represented 22% of the total workforce (282).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that employees are paid above the minimum wage, and indicates that 128% is the ratio of standard entry level wage compared to local minimum wage.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Reporting of salary by gender?

      91% - The company reports that female employees are paid 91% of male's salary.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      154. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work, applies to all suppliers. The commitment to address health and safety at work does not specify that it applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      156. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company reports a Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR) of 7.6% in 2018.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports no fatalities in the workplace for 2018.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    4 / 5 80%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 3 66.7%
    • Practice: 2 / 2 100%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 2 / 2 100%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • 159. Commitment to support smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a due diligence process inspired by EUTR/FLEGT to assess all its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      100% - The company reports that it only sources forest products from partners that have succeeded in passing due diligence processes for legal and responsible forest product sourcing.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      164. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 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
    6 / 7 85.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 5 100%
    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • Y
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      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 company operates only in Gabon out of the countries covered by Open Timber Portal.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      173. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      175. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: Woodbois

SPOTT monitors global media sources for coverage of assessed companies. The media monitor gathers reports about specific activities related to the assessment indicator categories. ZSL does not assess or score the validity of media coverage, but users can explore the media monitor to provide context on implementation, and infer risks associated with reported operations on the ground.

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