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  • Overall approach
    6/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Deforestation-Free
      4/6
      “This is why we are focusing on four key raw materials as part of our zero-deforestation commitment: palm oil, soy, wood (including paper and pulp), and Brazilian beef."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      New York Declaration on Forests; UN Global Consumer Goods Forum; UN Global Compact
      Carrefour S.A is a signatory to the New York Declaration on Forests, UN Global Consumer Goods Forum and the UN Global Compact. 
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "We are working to positively influence our supply chain to preserve biodiversity, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and ensure that human rights are fully respected. Central to this is our commitment to help break the link between deforestation and the key commodities like beef, soy, timber, pulp and palm oil that are used in our products, packaging and operations". 
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    40/86
    • Beef
      48/86
      • Commitment Strength
        29/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          15/21
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Certification schemes mentioned: RA
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            Carrefour S.A. state that their objective is to ensure "100% of Brazilian cattle suppliers geo-referenced with zero deforestation by 2020". "Working in partnership with the JD Group and the Marfrig Group, Carrefour Brazil has created a range of Rainforest Alliance-certified beef products, the first product line with environmental and social certification produced according to rigorous international standards". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            Only Brazilian cattle suppliers
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            Only implemented by Carrefour Brazil.
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Carrefour S.A. state that their objective is to ensure "100% of Brazilian cattle suppliers geo-referenced with zero deforestation by 2020". "Working in partnership with the JD Group and the Marfrig Group, Carrefour Brazil has created a range of Rainforest Alliance-certified beef products, the first product line with environmental and social certification produced according to rigorous international standards". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Carrefour S.A. state that their objective is to ensure "100% of Brazilian cattle suppliers geo-referenced with zero deforestation by 2020". "Working in partnership with the JD Group and the Marfrig Group, Carrefour Brazil has created a range of Rainforest Alliance-certified beef products, the first product line with environmental and social certification produced according to rigorous international standards". 
          • Target date
            2020
            1.8/2
            Target date
            2020
            1.8/2
            Carrefour S.A. state that their objective is to ensure "100% of Brazilian cattle suppliers geo-referenced with zero deforestation by 2020". "Working in partnership with the JD Group and the Marfrig Group, Carrefour Brazil has created a range of Rainforest Alliance-certified beef products, the first product line with environmental and social certification produced according to rigorous international standards". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Carrefour S.A. state that their objective is to ensure "100% of Brazilian cattle suppliers geo-referenced with zero deforestation by 2020". "Working in partnership with the JD Group and the Marfrig Group, Carrefour Brazil has created a range of Rainforest Alliance-certified beef products, the first product line with environmental and social certification produced according to rigorous international standards". 
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          14/15
          • Commitment details
            traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            "In 2016, Carrefour announced that it would use georeferencing to pastures will make it possible as of 2017 to reduce the risk of track 100% of its beef distribution. Satellite surveillance of breeding destruction to the Amazon rain forest and biodiversity, and will also prevent the use of land belonging to indigenous tribes".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            "In 2016, Carrefour announced that it would use georeferencing to pastures will make it possible as of 2017 to reduce the risk of track 100% of its beef distribution. Satellite surveillance of breeding destruction to the Amazon rain forest and biodiversity, and will also prevent the use of land belonging to indigenous tribes".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "In 2016, Carrefour announced that it would use georeferencing to pastures will make it possible as of 2017 to reduce the risk of track 100% of its beef distribution. Satellite surveillance of breeding destruction to the Amazon rain forest and biodiversity, and will also prevent the use of land belonging to indigenous tribes".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "In 2016, Carrefour announced that it would use georeferencing to pastures will make it possible as of 2017 to reduce the risk of track 100% of its beef distribution. Satellite surveillance of breeding destruction to the Amazon rain forest and biodiversity, and will also prevent the use of land belonging to indigenous tribes".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "In 2016, Carrefour announced that it would use georeferencing to pastures will make it possible as of 2017 to reduce the risk of track 100% of its beef distribution. Satellite surveillance of breeding destruction to the Amazon rain forest and biodiversity, and will also prevent the use of land belonging to indigenous tribes".
          • Target date
            Current
            2/2
            Target date
            Current
            2/2
            "In 2016, Carrefour announced that it would use georeferencing to pastures will make it possible as of 2017 to reduce the risk of track 100% of its beef distribution. Satellite surveillance of breeding destruction to the Amazon rain forest and biodiversity, and will also prevent the use of land belonging to indigenous tribes".
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            "In 2016, Carrefour announced that it would use georeferencing to pastures will make it possible as of 2017 to reduce the risk of track 100% of its beef distribution. Satellite surveillance of breeding destruction to the Amazon rain forest and biodiversity, and will also prevent the use of land belonging to indigenous tribes".
      • Reporting and Implementation
        6/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
            certification
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
            certification
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Carrefour S.A. state"Our new Beef Monitoring platform will monitor all beef that is procured for consumption in the Brazilian market by checking data provided by thousands of our beef suppliers. This will help identify any non-compliance with the five criteria identified in our Beef Sourcing Policy". 
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          (Translation) " non-compliances are identified, will cause the supplier to be blocked until corrective measures are adopted.
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Attending & contributing to meetings; Providing support/advice/experience/expertise
          "Carrefour Brazil is participating in several working groups to help find pragmatic solutions to reduce the risk of cattle breeding on forests across the beef supply chain. Sustainable Livestock Working group (GTPS) – Define common practices for adoption. Indirect Suppliers Working group (GTFI) – Monitor indirect supplier practices. Brazilian Ministry of the Environment Working Group – Multi-stakeholder supply chain engagement. Distributors and Slaughter Houses Working Group – Establish and maintain supplier and audit protocols". 
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        13/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          “Vision for sustainable forests[...] We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...] Respect for local communities’ rights including free and informed consent implementation and land conflict prevention [...]”
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Carrefour S.A. ensure that their suppliers guarantee their workers' rights to freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour and child labour.
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Carrefour’s suppliers must commit to respect the following fundamental legal standards[...]Prohibition of discrimination, harassment and physical or psychological abuse: to respect equal opportunities from the recruitment to the employ termination by not practising any discrimination based on ethnic groups, colour, gender, political or religious convictions, belonging to a union or a specific social environment, or any other situation".
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          "We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...]Support smallholders in integrating sustainable supply chains.”
    • Palm oil
      51/86
      • Commitment Strength
        27/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Certification schemes mentioned: RSPO
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          11/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS
            "All sourcing of palm oil through our supply chain should ensure legality and the promotion of sustainable palm oil including RSPO existing standards as well as with additional critical issues. Carrefour considers the following principles critical for sustainable palm oil sourcing: 1. Protection of - forest with High Conservation Values (HCVs), - Peat lands, - High Carbon Stock areas (HCS)". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "All sourcing of palm oil through our supply chain should ensure legality and the promotion of sustainable palm oil including RSPO existing standards as well as with additional critical issues. Carrefour considers the following principles critical for sustainable palm oil sourcing: 1. Protection of - forest with High Conservation Values (HCVs), - Peat lands, - High Carbon Stock areas (HCS)". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "All sourcing of palm oil through our supply chain should ensure legality and the promotion of sustainable palm oil including RSPO existing standards as well as with additional critical issues. Carrefour considers the following principles critical for sustainable palm oil sourcing: 1. Protection of - forest with High Conservation Values (HCVs), - Peat lands, - High Carbon Stock areas (HCS)". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All sourcing of palm oil through our supply chain should ensure legality and the promotion of sustainable palm oil including RSPO existing standards as well as with additional critical issues. Carrefour considers the following principles critical for sustainable palm oil sourcing: 1. Protection of - forest with High Conservation Values (HCVs), - Peat lands, - High Carbon Stock areas (HCS)". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All sourcing of palm oil through our supply chain should ensure legality and the promotion of sustainable palm oil including RSPO existing standards as well as with additional critical issues. Carrefour considers the following principles critical for sustainable palm oil sourcing: 1. Protection of - forest with High Conservation Values (HCVs), - Peat lands, - High Carbon Stock areas (HCS)". 
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "All sourcing of palm oil through our supply chain should ensure legality and the promotion of sustainable palm oil including RSPO existing standards as well as with additional critical issues. Carrefour considers the following principles critical for sustainable palm oil sourcing: 1. Protection of - forest with High Conservation Values (HCVs), - Peat lands, - High Carbon Stock areas (HCS)". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          4/11
          • Commitment details
            downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, no compliance check
            2/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, no compliance check
            2/4
            Carrefour S.A state that one of their objectives is the "Development of the share of segregated palm oil with traceability for sustainability throughout the supply chain, starting with the refiner". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Carrefour S.A state that one of their objectives is the "Development of the share of segregated palm oil with traceability for sustainability throughout the supply chain, starting with the refiner". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            The commitment applies only to Carrefour France
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Carrefour S.A state that one of their objectives is the "Development of the share of segregated palm oil with traceability for sustainability throughout the supply chain, starting with the refiner". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Carrefour S.A state that one of their objectives is the "Development of the share of segregated palm oil with traceability for sustainability throughout the supply chain, starting with the refiner". 
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Carrefour S.A state that one of their objectives is the "Development of the share of segregated palm oil with traceability for sustainability throughout the supply chain, starting with the refiner". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
      • Reporting and Implementation
        11/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "To ensure that 100% of our Carrefour brand products containing palm oil do not contribute to deforestation by 2020[...]We use third-party certification by the RSPO as the minimum standard along with other schemes that meet our policy (such as the Rainforest Alliance) for all palm oil in our products". 
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          "In order to source palm oil responsibly and to implement its sourcing principles, Carrefour will take the following actions[...]Implement due diligence system and use available tools (certification, traceability, or other tools) to develop compliance with sustainable palm oil sourcing principles". 
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/4
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Attending & contributing to meetings; Providing support/advice/experience/expertise
          "We are collaborating with multiple stakeholders to achieve our vision of a sustainable palm oil industry. Supporting organizations that promote standards that meet our palm oil policy such as the Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) and Alliance Française de l’Huile de Palme Durable.”
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          11,457 Tonnes
          Carrefour S.A. report the total volume of palm oil products used for 2017 and the total compliant volume. 
      • Social Considerations
        13/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          “Vision for sustainable forests[...] We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...] Respect for local communities’ rights including free and informed consent implementation and land conflict prevention [...]”
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Carrefour S.A. ensure that their suppliers guarantee their workers' rights to freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour and child labour.
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Carrefour’s suppliers must commit to respect the following fundamental legal standards[...]Prohibition of discrimination, harassment and physical or psychological abuse: to respect equal opportunities from the recruitment to the employ termination by not practising any discrimination based on ethnic groups, colour, gender, political or religious convictions, belonging to a union or a specific social environment, or any other situation".
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          "We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...]Support smallholders in integrating sustainable supply chains.”
    • Soy
      22/86
      • Commitment Strength
        9/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          9/21
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Type of commitment: Certification; Sustainability commitment
            Certification schemes mentioned: Proterra
            "We will use a combination of solutions to reduce deforestation and other negative impacts of soy production on ecosystems across our supply chain by 2020 and beyond, in close partnership with our suppliers". "“In sourcing non-GMO soy, Carrefour is implementing supply-chain traceability, through ProTerra certification for example”
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We will use a combination of solutions to reduce deforestation and other negative impacts of soy production on ecosystems across our supply chain by 2020 and beyond, in close partnership with our suppliers". "“In sourcing non-GMO soy, Carrefour is implementing supply-chain traceability, through ProTerra certification for example”
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We will use a combination of solutions to reduce deforestation and other negative impacts of soy production on ecosystems across our supply chain by 2020 and beyond, in close partnership with our suppliers". "“In sourcing non-GMO soy, Carrefour is implementing supply-chain traceability, through ProTerra certification for example”
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We will use a combination of solutions to reduce deforestation and other negative impacts of soy production on ecosystems across our supply chain by 2020 and beyond, in close partnership with our suppliers". "“In sourcing non-GMO soy, Carrefour is implementing supply-chain traceability, through ProTerra certification for example”
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We will use a combination of solutions to reduce deforestation and other negative impacts of soy production on ecosystems across our supply chain by 2020 and beyond, in close partnership with our suppliers". "“In sourcing non-GMO soy, Carrefour is implementing supply-chain traceability, through ProTerra certification for example”
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            "We will use a combination of solutions to reduce deforestation and other negative impacts of soy production on ecosystems across our supply chain by 2020 and beyond, in close partnership with our suppliers". "“In sourcing non-GMO soy, Carrefour is implementing supply-chain traceability, through ProTerra certification for example”
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
      • Reporting and Implementation
        0/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/4
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        13/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          “Vision for sustainable forests[...] We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...] Respect for local communities’ rights including free and informed consent implementation and land conflict prevention [...]”
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Carrefour S.A. ensure that their suppliers guarantee their workers' rights to freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour and child labour.
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Carrefour’s suppliers must commit to respect the following fundamental legal standards[...]Prohibition of discrimination, harassment and physical or psychological abuse: to respect equal opportunities from the recruitment to the employ termination by not practising any discrimination based on ethnic groups, colour, gender, political or religious convictions, belonging to a union or a specific social environment, or any other situation".
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          "We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...]Support smallholders in integrating sustainable supply chains.”
    • Pulp & Paper
      40/86
      • Commitment Strength
        18/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          12/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC; PEFC
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          6/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: Reduction of material inputs
            Carrefour are developing an "approach to sustainable timber-based packaging by focusing on reducing our overall use as well as increasing certification."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Carrefour are developing an "approach to sustainable timber-based packaging by focusing on reducing our overall use as well as increasing certification."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            The commitment applies only to Carrefour France's operations. 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Carrefour are developing an "approach to sustainable timber-based packaging by focusing on reducing our overall use as well as increasing certification."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Carrefour are developing an "approach to sustainable timber-based packaging by focusing on reducing our overall use as well as increasing certification."
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Carrefour are developing an "approach to sustainable timber-based packaging by focusing on reducing our overall use as well as increasing certification."
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Carrefour are developing an "approach to sustainable timber-based packaging by focusing on reducing our overall use as well as increasing certification."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
      • Reporting and Implementation
        9/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
            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
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            Carrefour S.A. state that they are committed to "Discontinuing supplies of timbers from tropical forests by 2020". and aim to ensure "100% of our commercial publications to be Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certifications® (PEFC®) -certified or made from recycled fibres. Achieve 100% compliance with our sustainable forest policy by 2020 for 10 priority product categories including toilet paper, printing paper and outdoor furniture that account for the majority of our wood use". 
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          "We use a number of certification schemes to ensure compliance with our policy and promote sustainable forest management across our supply chain". 
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          "We have built risk analysis tools to evaluate all the wood that our suppliers procure through a third party[...]Depending on the results, we guide our suppliers on whether they must implement audits or sign up to a certification scheme or source from different regions". 
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          72829 Metric tons certified by FSC or PEFC
          Carrefour reported to CDP that they had 72829 Metric tons certified by FSC or PEFC, approx 39% of their total use.
      • Social Considerations
        13/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          “Vision for sustainable forests[...] We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...] Respect for local communities’ rights including free and informed consent implementation and land conflict prevention [...]”
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Carrefour S.A. ensure that their suppliers guarantee their workers' rights to freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour and child labour.
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Carrefour’s suppliers must commit to respect the following fundamental legal standards[...]Prohibition of discrimination, harassment and physical or psychological abuse: to respect equal opportunities from the recruitment to the employ termination by not practising any discrimination based on ethnic groups, colour, gender, political or religious convictions, belonging to a union or a specific social environment, or any other situation".
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          "We consider the following principles critical for sustainable forest sourcing: [...]Support smallholders in integrating sustainable supply chains.”
  • Commitment strength
    20/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    7/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    13/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Carrefour is a large French retail group operating over 12,000 hypermarkets, supermarkets, and convenience stores in more than 30 countries in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The breadth of its retail market means it is exposed to several forest risk commodities. Carrefour is one of the largest retailers globally, ranking among the top five by edible grocery sales. It is also among the five largest retailers in Europe and in Latin America.

Sector
Industry sector 
Food retail
Segments
Retailer
HQ
HQ 
France
Company Type
Company type 
Public listed
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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