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  • Overall approach
    5/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Commodity-specific commitment
      0/6
      Commodities (if applicable): Timber; Pulp & Paper
      "Domestic products are made from wood fiber thatis sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC®certified (FSC®-C019364)." "The management of ARAUCO’s 2.59 million acres (1 million hectares) of forestland across South America is certified as compliant with the rigorous standards of the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      Which initiatives?: UN Global Compact
      [Translation] "We are committed to the Global Compact of United Nations and its principles on labor standards, the environment, human rights and the fight against corruption."
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      [Translation] "Trees are the major biological infrastructureon the planet and the best CO2 collectors. Second, responsible management of plantations reduces the pressure on natural forests, considering that deforestation and degradation of these forests represent 20% of global CO2 emissions." "Forests hold a third of all land biodiversity while providing essential resources for socio-economic development.15 ARAUCO recognizes the importance of maintaining biodiversity and its native forests, and has incorporated them in its sustainability strategy."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      3/3
      Report LUC emissions
      Yes
      3/3
      Which method is used to calculate the GHG emissions arising from land use change?: Not specified

      What is the total volume of GHG emissions arising from land use change?: 0 Not specified
      "In 2018, the company measured its carbon footprint for 2017, based on the GHG Protocol for scopes 1, 2 and 3, reaching a total of 4,219,132 tCO2e. The measurement reports 1,194,479 tCO2e (from CH4 and NO2 gas emissions) attributable to the fires in 2017, and 19,075,590 tCO2e from biogenic emissions."
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
      Yes
      0/0
      How many hectares of reforestation or restoration are being or have been conducted or facilitated by the company?: 110,000 ha
      "Protect and restore more than 110,000 hectares (272,000 acres) of native ecosystem in preservation areas located in protected strips of land among farms and rivers."
  • Commodity score
    27/84
    • Timber
      26/84
      • Commitment Strength
        11/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          11/17
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            8/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            8/10.7
            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC
            "Domestic products are made from wood fiber thatis sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC®certified (FSC®-C019364)." "The management of ARAUCO’s 2.59 million acres (1 million hectares) of forestland across South America is certified as compliant with the rigorous standards of the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council." "In Argentina, the company actively participates in the Argentinean Forestry Association, the Argentinean Pulp and Paper Producers Association, as well as in FSC® International and its national initiative [...] In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            FSC certification applies to certain regions in Argentina and Chile, but not all of their operations - "Domestic products are made from wood fiber thatis sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC®certified (FSC®-C019364)." "The management of ARAUCO’s 2.59 million acres (1 million hectares) of forestland across South America is certified as compliant with the rigorous standards of the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council." "In Argentina, the company actively participates in the Argentinean Forestry Association, the Argentinean Pulp and Paper Producers Association, as well as in FSC® International and its national initiative [...] In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            "Domestic products are made from wood fiber thatis sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC®certified (FSC®-C019364)." "The management of ARAUCO’s 2.59 million acres (1 million hectares) of forestland across South America is certified as compliant with the rigorous standards of the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council." "In Argentina, the company actively participates in the Argentinean Forestry Association, the Argentinean Pulp and Paper Producers Association, as well as in FSC® International and its national initiative [...] In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
            Target date is current - see 3.2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/2
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/1
      • Social Considerations
        1/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Arauco prohibits discriminatory behavior by its Team Members on factors including but not limited to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, descent, marital status, disability [...] Our Commitments: [...] To inform, train and involve our Team Members, contractors and suppliers in complying with these commitments, implementing this policy with the collaboration and effort of all the foregoing."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        14/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          3/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            3/3
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No
            "In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          2/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            2/2
            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: FSC Forest Management Certification
            "In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Argentinean Forestry Association, Argentinean Pulp and Paper Producers Association

          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings
          "In Argentina, the company actively participates in the Argentinean Forestry Association, the Argentinean Pulp and Paper Producers Association, as well as in FSC® International and its national initiative."
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Complaint reporting procedure - contact details

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No
          "Reception2.1 The procedure begins with the receipt of a complaint or claim. Communication channels forsubmitting a complaint or claim to the Company are the following:a) Through line 800 (800-370222).b) By email to the box "contacto@arauco.cl".c) Completing the corresponding registration at: www.arauco.cl \ forestry \ complaint form [Annex Form N ° 1 digital]d) By letter delivered to the forestry subsidiary or to the Public Affairs Submanagement. e) By directly filling out the form available at the Company's offices. [Annex Form N ° 1]f) Through direct communication with Company personnel who perform functions in the sector where the complaint or claim originates, that is, rangers and area managers, without prejudice to being able to do so with the Assistant Manager of Participation and Consultation of the respective subsidiary forest."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume
          2/4
          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 0 Not specified

          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 11,298,651 cubic metres
          "During 2019, 22.3 million m3 of logs were harvested." In 2019, their total production (including MDF, PB, Green wood, Dry wood, Plywood, Remanufacturing, and HB) was 11,298,651 cubic metres.
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using a third-party monitoring system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using a third-party monitoring system
          4/4
          If so, what jurisdictions and mechanisms does the company use?: 0 Not specified

          Does the company use a certification system?: Yes

          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: No

          For what percentage of production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages, or otherwise controls does the company use external processes or actors, such as certification, to monitor compliance?: 0 Not specified

          What tools, processes, bodies carry out monitoring of the company's production or processing operations?: External audits for FSC

          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: 0 Not specified

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Annually
          "Among the tools used to verify the adequate functioning of the [Integrated Management System], the following two types of audits are included:• External Audits: They are carried out once a year and are carried out by accredited certifying bodies that review the suitability and compliance of the [Integrated Management System] with the requirements of the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, MFS Certfor; CoC CERTFOR, MF FSC® and CoC & CW FSC®."
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: 0 Not specified

          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: 0 Not specified

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems

          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: 0 Not specified
          "ARAUCO works with contracting businesses, especiallyfor the development of the Forestry business. Contractingbusinesses provide highly specialized services suchas harvesting, transport and road construction. In 2019,ARAUCO worked with 11,395 employees from 202service-providing companies.ARAUCO monitors service companies’ compliance withinternal standards such as protocols, regulations andcertifications, and compliance with current legal regulationsthrough occupational certification processes, throughout theentire contractual relationship.The certification process has a monthly frequency and ismonitored through the performance evaluation system,which measures compliance with productive, economic,environmental, occupational and financial goals, andgenerates action plans."
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          What type of support does the company offer to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments?: Action plans

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Not specified

          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: Yes
          "ARAUCO works with contracting businesses, especiallyfor the development of the Forestry business. Contractingbusinesses provide highly specialized services suchas harvesting, transport and road construction. In 2019,ARAUCO worked with 11,395 employees from 202service-providing companies.ARAUCO monitors service companies’ compliance withinternal standards such as protocols, regulations andcertifications, and compliance with current legal regulationsthrough occupational certification processes, throughout theentire contractual relationship.The certification process has a monthly frequency and ismonitored through the performance evaluation system,which measures compliance with productive, economic,environmental, occupational and financial goals, andgenerates action plans."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Pulp & Paper *
      27/84
      • Commitment Strength
        14/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          8/12
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC; PEFC
            "The Forestry division constitutes the basis of the Company's business, since it provides the raw material for all the products that ARAUCO produces and markets" - this includes pulp products. Much of Arauco's forestry division is FSC-certified: "The management of ARAUCO's 2.59 million acres (1 million hectares) of forestland across South America is certified as compliant with the rigorous standards of the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council." Therefore, Arauco produces FSC-certified pulp: "Between 2015 and 2017, the company has significantly increased the use of FSC certified pulp." In reference to its pulp products, the company states that "Our products are certified to environmental management standards such as FSC, PEFC or ISO 14001."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Pulp is derived from own plantations, not all of which are FSC-certified. FSC certification applies to certain plantations in Argentina and Chile, but not all of their operations - "In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "The Forestry division constitutes the basis of the Company's business, since it provides the raw material for all the products that ARAUCO produces and markets" - this includes pulp products. Much of Arauco's forestry division is FSC-certified: "The management of ARAUCO’s 2.59 million acres (1 million hectares) of forestland across South America is certified as compliant with the rigorous standards of the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council." Therefore, Arauco produces FSC-certified pulp: "Between 2015 and 2017, the company has significantly increased the use of FSC certified pulp." In reference to its pulp products, the company states that "Our products are certified to environmental management standards such as FSC, PEFC or ISO 14001."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
            Target date is current - see 3.2
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          6/8
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: Recycled content
            "Domestic products are made from wood fiber that is sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC®certified (FSC®-C019364)."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Product line
            Only applies to certain products - "Domestic products are made from wood fiber that is sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC®certified (FSC®-C019364)."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "Domestic products are made from wood fiber that is sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC®certified (FSC®-C019364)."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
            Target date is current - see 3.2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
      • Social Considerations
        1/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Arauco prohibits discriminatory behavior by its Team Members on factors including but not limited to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, descent, marital status, disability [...] Our Commitments: [...] To inform, train and involve our Team Members, contractors and suppliers in complying with these commitments, implementing this policy with the collaboration and effort of all the foregoing."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        12/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            (Producers only) How many hectares of deforestation and/or conversion have occurred since the commitment cut-off date on land owned, controlled, or managed by the company?: 0 Not specified
            "In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            What percent of the company’s supply volume is verified using company verification systems?: 0 Not specified
            "In 2019, the FSC® Forest Management Certification was extended to include the Ecosystem Services Declaration for Oncol Park High Conservation Value Area in Chile, in categories Tourism and Recreation and Fauna Sightings; 98. the conservation of Focal Species Yaguareté (Panthera once) in the Paranaense rainforest/Upper Paraná Atlantic forest ecoregion in Argentina; and Focal Species Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Paraná Delta and islands ecoregion, also in Argentina."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Argentinean Forestry Association, Argentinean Pulp and Paper Producers Association
          "In Argentina, the company actively participates in the Argentinean Forestry Association, the Argentinean Pulp and Paper Producers Association, as well as in FSC® International and its national initiative."
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Complaint reporting procedure - contact details

          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental
          "Reception2.1 The procedure begins with the receipt of a complaint or claim. Communication channels forsubmitting a complaint or claim to the Company are the following:a) Through line 800 (800-370222).b) By email to the box "contacto@arauco.cl".c) Completing the corresponding registration at: www.arauco.cl \ forestry \ complaint form [Annex Form N ° 1 digital]d) By letter delivered to the forestry subsidiary or to the Public Affairs Submanagement. e) By directly filling out the form available at the Company's offices. [Annex Form N ° 1]f) Through direct communication with Company personnel who perform functions in the sector where the complaint or claim originates, that is, rangers and area managers, without prejudice to being able to do so with the Assistant Manager of Participation and Consultation of the respective subsidiary forest."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume
          2/4
          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 0 Not specified

          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 3.7 million tons
          During 2019, 3.7 million tons of bleached and unbleached softwood pulp, bleached eucalyptus hardwood pulp and Fluff pulp were produced, with sales for US$ 2,372 million. Products were mainly sold to Asia and Europe.
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using a third-party monitoring system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using a third-party monitoring system
          4/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Annually

          If so, what jurisdictions and mechanisms does the company use?: 0 Not specified

          What tools, processes, bodies carry out monitoring of the company's production or processing operations?: External audits for FSC

          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: No

          For what percentage of production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages, or otherwise controls does the company use external processes or actors, such as certification, to monitor compliance?: 0 Not specified

          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: 0 Not specified

          Does the company use a certification system?: Yes
          "Among the tools used to verify the adequate functioning of the [Integrated Management System], the following two types of audits are included:• External Audits: They are carried out once a year and are carried out by accredited certifying bodies that review the suitability and compliance of the [Integrated Management System] with the requirements of the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, MFS Certfor; CoC CERTFOR, MF FSC® and CoC & CW FSC®."
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: 0 Not specified

          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: 0 Not specified

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: 0 Not specified
          "ARAUCO works with contracting businesses, especiallyfor the development of the Forestry business. Contractingbusinesses provide highly specialized services suchas harvesting, transport and road construction. In 2019,ARAUCO worked with 11,395 employees from 202service-providing companies.ARAUCO monitors service companies’ compliance withinternal standards such as protocols, regulations andcertifications, and compliance with current legal regulationsthrough occupational certification processes, throughout theentire contractual relationship.The certification process has a monthly frequency and ismonitored through the performance evaluation system,which measures compliance with productive, economic,environmental, occupational and financial goals, andgenerates action plans."
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Not specified

          What type of support does the company offer to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments?: Action plans

          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: Yes
          "ARAUCO works with contracting businesses, especiallyfor the development of the Forestry business. Contractingbusinesses provide highly specialized services suchas harvesting, transport and road construction. In 2019,ARAUCO worked with 11,395 employees from 202service-providing companies.ARAUCO monitors service companies’ compliance withinternal standards such as protocols, regulations andcertifications, and compliance with current legal regulationsthrough occupational certification processes, throughout theentire contractual relationship.The certification process has a monthly frequency and ismonitored through the performance evaluation system,which measures compliance with productive, economic,environmental, occupational and financial goals, andgenerates action plans."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    12/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    14/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    1/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Celulosa Arauco y Constitución is a forestry conglomerate based in Chile producing and trading in wood and timber products. The company is controlled by the Angelini Group through holding company, Empresas COPEC. Angelini Group is selected as a powerbroker for timber and is also assessed for its exposure to pulp & paper.

Sector
Industry sector 
Forestry
Segments
Producer, Trader, Processor
HQ
HQ 
Chile
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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