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  • Overall approach
    2/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Commodity-specific
      0/6
      Palm oil
      "Casino Group has committed to fight against deforestation linked to raw materials. Partner with TFT Earth, the Group has deployed actions in order to fight for example deforestation linked to palm oil or cattle breeding in Brazil by associating with different initiatives backed by the various stakeholders with whom it had started a dialogue[...]In order to fight against deforestation linked to palm oil, the Group has adhered as from 2011 to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and committed in 2015 to[..]Using, with time, palm oil without deforestation or exploitation". 
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      Casino Guichard are members of the UN Global Compact, UN Global Consumer Goods Forum and signatory to the Cerrado Manifesto Statement of Support and the Soy Moratorium. 
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      Casino Guichard present an awareness of the ecological importance of forests by committing to avoiding the exploitation of High Conservation Value (HCV) forests. 
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    24/86
    • Beef
      29/86
      • Commitment Strength
        21/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          11/21
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            Certification schemes mentioned: RA
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT[...]suppliers are invited to[...]ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land". (Translation) “In 2017, Exito commercialised in its Carulla store / brand, Rainforest Alliance certified meat guaranteeing sustainable practices.” 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT[...]suppliers are invited to[...]ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land". (Translation) “In 2017, Exito commercialised in its Carulla store / brand, Rainforest Alliance certified meat guaranteeing sustainable practices.” 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT[...]suppliers are invited to[...]ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land". (Translation) “In 2017, Exito commercialised in its Carulla store / brand, Rainforest Alliance certified meat guaranteeing sustainable practices.” 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT[...]suppliers are invited to[...]ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land". (Translation) “In 2017, Exito commercialised in its Carulla store / brand, Rainforest Alliance certified meat guaranteeing sustainable practices.” 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT[...]suppliers are invited to[...]ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land". (Translation) “In 2017, Exito commercialised in its Carulla store / brand, Rainforest Alliance certified meat guaranteeing sustainable practices.” 
          • Target date
            Current
            2/2
            Target date
            Current
            2/2
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT[...]suppliers are invited to[...]ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land". (Translation) “In 2017, Exito commercialised in its Carulla store / brand, Rainforest Alliance certified meat guaranteeing sustainable practices.” 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          10/15
          • 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
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT. Under this policy, “Safe Trace” was put in place by GPA: suppliers are invited to integrate the coordinates of their farm in this device in order to ensure traceability of the meat and ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT. Under this policy, “Safe Trace” was put in place by GPA: suppliers are invited to integrate the coordinates of their farm in this device in order to ensure traceability of the meat and ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT. Under this policy, “Safe Trace” was put in place by GPA: suppliers are invited to integrate the coordinates of their farm in this device in order to ensure traceability of the meat and ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT. Under this policy, “Safe Trace” was put in place by GPA: suppliers are invited to integrate the coordinates of their farm in this device in order to ensure traceability of the meat and ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT. Under this policy, “Safe Trace” was put in place by GPA: suppliers are invited to integrate the coordinates of their farm in this device in order to ensure traceability of the meat and ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land".
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            (Translation) “The purchasing policy for beef was launched in March 2016, in partnership with TFT. Under this policy, “Safe Trace” was put in place by GPA: suppliers are invited to integrate the coordinates of their farm in this device in order to ensure traceability of the meat and ensure the supply chain linked to meat is not linked to deforestation, forced labour or exploitation of indigeneous land".
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          (Translation) “94.3% of commercialised meat in GPA shops comes from 22 suppliers; Out of the 22 suppliers, 14 possess a control system to monitor conformity of origin of beef (Geo-monitoring system), which represents 97.4% of its suppliers purchasing, [...]”
        • 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) "Seven suppliers refused to adhere to its traceability policy and can no longer work with GPA."
        • 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
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR
          "The distribution and signing of the Supplier Ethics Charter is a key step in the process of approving factories making private-label products. By signing the charter, suppliers recognise the primacy of the principles contained in the following documents: ■ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; ■ international conventions on fundamental human rights; ■ fundamental international labour standards, as defined by the ILO Declaration; ■ other applicable international labour standards (ILO conventions). The endorsement also implies that the supplier accepts inspections to verify compliance with these commitments in accordance with the conditions set out in the Casino Group “Supplier Compliance Programme Manual”"
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Palm oil
      49/86
      • Commitment Strength
        24/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          11/15
          • 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
            (Translation)Casino Guichard have committed to “[...] use, sooner than later, a deforestation and exploitation free palm oil, that is coming from plantations whereby exploitation respects high value conservation forests, forest in high value carbone, and peatlands; [...]”. (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation)Casino Guichard have committed to “[...] use, sooner than later, a deforestation and exploitation free palm oil, that is coming from plantations whereby exploitation respects high value conservation forests, forest in high value carbone, and peatlands; [...]”. (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation)Casino Guichard have committed to “[...] use, sooner than later, a deforestation and exploitation free palm oil, that is coming from plantations whereby exploitation respects high value conservation forests, forest in high value carbone, and peatlands; [...]”. (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation)Casino Guichard have committed to “[...] use, sooner than later, a deforestation and exploitation free palm oil, that is coming from plantations whereby exploitation respects high value conservation forests, forest in high value carbone, and peatlands; [...]”. (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation)Casino Guichard have committed to “[...] use, sooner than later, a deforestation and exploitation free palm oil, that is coming from plantations whereby exploitation respects high value conservation forests, forest in high value carbone, and peatlands; [...]”. (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            (Translation)Casino Guichard have committed to “[...] use, sooner than later, a deforestation and exploitation free palm oil, that is coming from plantations whereby exploitation respects high value conservation forests, forest in high value carbone, and peatlands; [...]”. (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            (Translation)Casino Guichard have committed to “[...] use, sooner than later, a deforestation and exploitation free palm oil, that is coming from plantations whereby exploitation respects high value conservation forests, forest in high value carbone, and peatlands; [...]”. (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          8/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            Casino Guichard have "pledged to[...]using palm oil produced without causing any deforestation or exploitation, i.e. palm oil from plantations that (i) adopt ecologically sound policies with regard to high conservation value forests(1), carbon-rich forests(2) and peatlands(3); (ii) support the development of small producers; and (iii) respect local communities and workers’ rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Casino Guichard have "pledged to[...]using palm oil produced without causing any deforestation or exploitation, i.e. palm oil from plantations that (i) adopt ecologically sound policies with regard to high conservation value forests(1), carbon-rich forests(2) and peatlands(3); (ii) support the development of small producers; and (iii) respect local communities and workers’ rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Casino Guichard have "pledged to[...]using palm oil produced without causing any deforestation or exploitation, i.e. palm oil from plantations that (i) adopt ecologically sound policies with regard to high conservation value forests(1), carbon-rich forests(2) and peatlands(3); (ii) support the development of small producers; and (iii) respect local communities and workers’ rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Casino Guichard have "pledged to[...]using palm oil produced without causing any deforestation or exploitation, i.e. palm oil from plantations that (i) adopt ecologically sound policies with regard to high conservation value forests(1), carbon-rich forests(2) and peatlands(3); (ii) support the development of small producers; and (iii) respect local communities and workers’ rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Casino Guichard have "pledged to[...]using palm oil produced without causing any deforestation or exploitation, i.e. palm oil from plantations that (i) adopt ecologically sound policies with regard to high conservation value forests(1), carbon-rich forests(2) and peatlands(3); (ii) support the development of small producers; and (iii) respect local communities and workers’ rights". 
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Casino Guichard have "pledged to[...]using palm oil produced without causing any deforestation or exploitation, i.e. palm oil from plantations that (i) adopt ecologically sound policies with regard to high conservation value forests(1), carbon-rich forests(2) and peatlands(3); (ii) support the development of small producers; and (iii) respect local communities and workers’ rights". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Casino Guichard have "pledged to[...]using palm oil produced without causing any deforestation or exploitation, i.e. palm oil from plantations that (i) adopt ecologically sound policies with regard to high conservation value forests(1), carbon-rich forests(2) and peatlands(3); (ii) support the development of small producers; and (iii) respect local communities and workers’ rights". 
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          5/11
          • 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
            (Translation) “The Group committed in 2015, accompanied by the TFT, to: Obtain transparency regarding palm oil used in its own food brands by identifying, in a first instance, the producer[…] to, in the long term, gain full visibility of palm oil procurement back to the mill; [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) “The Group committed in 2015, accompanied by the TFT, to: Obtain transparency regarding palm oil used in its own food brands by identifying, in a first instance, the producer[…] to, in the long term, gain full visibility of palm oil procurement back to the mill; [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) “The Group committed in 2015, accompanied by the TFT, to: Obtain transparency regarding palm oil used in its own food brands by identifying, in a first instance, the producer[…] to, in the long term, gain full visibility of palm oil procurement back to the mill; [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) “The Group committed in 2015, accompanied by the TFT, to: Obtain transparency regarding palm oil used in its own food brands by identifying, in a first instance, the producer[…] to, in the long term, gain full visibility of palm oil procurement back to the mill; [...]”.
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            (Translation) “The Group committed in 2015, accompanied by the TFT, to: Obtain transparency regarding palm oil used in its own food brands by identifying, in a first instance, the producer[…] to, in the long term, gain full visibility of palm oil procurement back to the mill; [...]”.
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            (Translation) “The Group committed in 2015, accompanied by the TFT, to: Obtain transparency regarding palm oil used in its own food brands by identifying, in a first instance, the producer[…] to, in the long term, gain full visibility of palm oil procurement back to the mill; [...]”.
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            (Translation) “The Group committed in 2015, accompanied by the TFT, to: Obtain transparency regarding palm oil used in its own food brands by identifying, in a first instance, the producer[…] to, in the long term, gain full visibility of palm oil procurement back to the mill; [...]”.
      • Reporting and Implementation
        17/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          6/6
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            "Around two-thirds of the palm oil is RSPO-certified". 
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            (Translation) “Approximately ⅔ of palm oil is RSPO certified, with 68% segregated. For food products (representing 70% of total palm oil volumes), more than 54% is traceable back to first importer [...]”.
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "Around two-thirds of the palm oil is RSPO-certified". 
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
        • 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
          (Translation) “Suppliers that do not  bring sufficient guarantee are called upon by the group Casino to ensure necessary actions are taken for improvement of their zero deforestation policy".
        • 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
          (Translation) “Its a member of the the Earthworm Foundation, and, since 2019, of the Palm Oil Transparency Coalition, [...]”.
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Casino Guichard report their total palm oil products used for 2018 as 4,300 Tonnes and state that two thirds of this is RSPO certified at 2866.66 Tonnes. 
      • Social Considerations
        8/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR
          "The distribution and signing of the Supplier Ethics Charter is a key step in the process of approving factories making private-label products. By signing the charter, suppliers recognise the primacy of the principles contained in the following documents: ■ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; ■ international conventions on fundamental human rights; ■ fundamental international labour standards, as defined by the ILO Declaration; ■ other applicable international labour standards (ILO conventions). The endorsement also implies that the supplier accepts inspections to verify compliance with these commitments in accordance with the conditions set out in the Casino Group “Supplier Compliance Programme Manual”"
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          "As a result, in order to fight against deforestation linked to palm oil, the Group has adhered as from 2011 to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and committed in 2015 to[...]using, with time, palm oil without deforestation or exploitation, that is to say coming from  plantations whose exploitation respects high conservation value forests, carbon-rich forests and peats ; which facilitate the development of small producers and respects local communities and workers’ rights". 
    • Soy
      10/86
      • Commitment Strength
        6/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/21
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Type of commitment: Sustainability commitment
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”. 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”. 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”.  GPA is a subsidiary of Casino Guichard
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”. 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”. 
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”. 
          • 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
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
        • 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
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR
          "The distribution and signing of the Supplier Ethics Charter is a key step in the process of approving factories making private-label products. By signing the charter, suppliers recognise the primacy of the principles contained in the following documents: ■ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; ■ international conventions on fundamental human rights; ■ fundamental international labour standards, as defined by the ILO Declaration; ■ other applicable international labour standards (ILO conventions). The endorsement also implies that the supplier accepts inspections to verify compliance with these commitments in accordance with the conditions set out in the Casino Group “Supplier Compliance Programme Manual”"
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Pulp & Paper
      21/86
      • Commitment Strength
        17/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          11/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC; PEFC
            "The Casino brand opts for materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) or for innovative packaging solutions such as Tetra Recart whenever possible, without comprising product protection. ". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Casino brand opts for materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) or for innovative packaging solutions such as Tetra Recart whenever possible, without comprising product protection. ". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Casino brand opts for materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) or for innovative packaging solutions such as Tetra Recart whenever possible, without comprising product protection. ". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Casino brand opts for materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) or for innovative packaging solutions such as Tetra Recart whenever possible, without comprising product protection. ". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Casino brand opts for materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) or for innovative packaging solutions such as Tetra Recart whenever possible, without comprising product protection. ". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "The Casino brand opts for materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) or for innovative packaging solutions such as Tetra Recart whenever possible, without comprising product protection. ". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            "The Casino brand opts for materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) or for innovative packaging solutions such as Tetra Recart whenever possible, without comprising product protection. ". 
        • 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
            "Reducing packaging is a priority for the Group’s private labels, which focus – right from the design phase – on lighter packaging solutions that are easier to sort and recycle. ... The improvements made since 2006 have saved more than 7,600 tonnes of packaging materials, including around 1,500 tonnes in 2013". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Reducing packaging is a priority for the Group’s private labels, which focus – right from the design phase – on lighter packaging solutions that are easier to sort and recycle. ... The improvements made since 2006 have saved more than 7,600 tonnes of packaging materials, including around 1,500 tonnes in 2013". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Reducing packaging is a priority for the Group’s private labels, which focus – right from the design phase – on lighter packaging solutions that are easier to sort and recycle. ... The improvements made since 2006 have saved more than 7,600 tonnes of packaging materials, including around 1,500 tonnes in 2013". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "Reducing packaging is a priority for the Group’s private labels, which focus – right from the design phase – on lighter packaging solutions that are easier to sort and recycle. ... The improvements made since 2006 have saved more than 7,600 tonnes of packaging materials, including around 1,500 tonnes in 2013". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            "Reducing packaging is a priority for the Group’s private labels, which focus – right from the design phase – on lighter packaging solutions that are easier to sort and recycle. ... The improvements made since 2006 have saved more than 7,600 tonnes of packaging materials, including around 1,500 tonnes in 2013". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
        • 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
        0/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • 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
          0/4
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
          • 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
        • 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
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR
          "The distribution and signing of the Supplier Ethics Charter is a key step in the process of approving factories making private-label products. By signing the charter, suppliers recognise the primacy of the principles contained in the following documents: ■ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; ■ international conventions on fundamental human rights; ■ fundamental international labour standards, as defined by the ILO Declaration; ■ other applicable international labour standards (ILO conventions). The endorsement also implies that the supplier accepts inspections to verify compliance with these commitments in accordance with the conditions set out in the Casino Group “Supplier Compliance Programme Manual”"
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Timber
      10/86
      • Commitment Strength
        6/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/21
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Type of commitment: Sustainability commitment
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”. 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”.   
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”.   
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”.   
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            "GPA has signed the charter of the Brazilian institute Ethos to protect the Amazonian rain forest and its inhabitants. The signatories have pledged only to sell products certified as not coming from areas protected by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), mainly wood, fish, and soya”.   
          • 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
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • 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
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR
          "The distribution and signing of the Supplier Ethics Charter is a key step in the process of approving factories making private-label products. By signing the charter, suppliers recognise the primacy of the principles contained in the following documents: ■ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; ■ international conventions on fundamental human rights; ■ fundamental international labour standards, as defined by the ILO Declaration; ■ other applicable international labour standards (ILO conventions). The endorsement also implies that the supplier accepts inspections to verify compliance with these commitments in accordance with the conditions set out in the Casino Group “Supplier Compliance Programme Manual”"
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    15/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    4/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    5/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Casino Guichard Perrachon (Casino) is a French retailer with more than 15,000 convenience stores, hypermarkets and supermarkets predominantly in France and Latin America. The breadth of its retail market means it is exposed to several forest risk commodities. Globally, the group is among the top twenty retailers for edible groceries, but it has an especially strong presence in Latin America where it is among the top five. Casino claims to be the top retailer in Brazil, Colombia and Vietnam.

Sector
Industry sector 
Food retail, Furniture & flooring
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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