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  • Overall approach
    1/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "We take biodiversity into consideration by protecting natural forests, native forest species, and endangered animal species". 
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    33/86
    • Pulp & Paper
      33/86
      • Commitment Strength
        27/36
        • 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: FSC; PEFC
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management* are carried out; All of Daio Paper’s forestry business has obtained forest certification [...] We encourage suppliers who have not acquired forest certification to acquire certification." "Forest certification:Performed by independent third-party institutions to certify that the company is properly managing forests[...]FSC Certification (in 2002)[...]PEFC Certification (in 2008)".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management* are carried out; All of Daio Paper’s forestry business has obtained forest certification [...] We encourage suppliers who have not acquired forest certification to acquire certification." "Forest certification:Performed by independent third-party institutions to certify that the company is properly managing forests[...]FSC Certification (in 2002)[...]PEFC Certification (in 2008)".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management* are carried out; All of Daio Paper’s forestry business has obtained forest certification [...] We encourage suppliers who have not acquired forest certification to acquire certification." "Forest certification:Performed by independent third-party institutions to certify that the company is properly managing forests[...]FSC Certification (in 2002)[...]PEFC Certification (in 2008)".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management* are carried out; All of Daio Paper’s forestry business has obtained forest certification [...] We encourage suppliers who have not acquired forest certification to acquire certification." "Forest certification:Performed by independent third-party institutions to certify that the company is properly managing forests[...]FSC Certification (in 2002)[...]PEFC Certification (in 2008)".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management* are carried out; All of Daio Paper’s forestry business has obtained forest certification [...] We encourage suppliers who have not acquired forest certification to acquire certification." "Forest certification:Performed by independent third-party institutions to certify that the company is properly managing forests[...]FSC Certification (in 2002)[...]PEFC Certification (in 2008)".
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management* are carried out; All of Daio Paper’s forestry business has obtained forest certification [...] We encourage suppliers who have not acquired forest certification to acquire certification." "Forest certification:Performed by independent third-party institutions to certify that the company is properly managing forests[...]FSC Certification (in 2002)[...]PEFC Certification (in 2008)".
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
        • 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: Recycled content; Reduction of material inputs
            "We use hard-to-recycle recovered paper, which was previously disposed of as waste, as material for containerboard to contribute to a shift to a recycling oriented society. Remodeling our pulping machines (pulper) and improving and reinforcing dust removal equipment (screens) have enabled us to use various types of recovered paper". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "We use hard-to-recycle recovered paper, which was previously disposed of as waste, as material for containerboard to contribute to a shift to a recycling oriented society. Remodeling our pulping machines (pulper) and improving and reinforcing dust removal equipment (screens) have enabled us to use various types of recovered paper". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            "We use hard-to-recycle recovered paper, which was previously disposed of as waste, as material for containerboard to contribute to a shift to a recycling oriented society. Remodeling our pulping machines (pulper) and improving and reinforcing dust removal equipment (screens) have enabled us to use various types of recovered paper". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "We use hard-to-recycle recovered paper, which was previously disposed of as waste, as material for containerboard to contribute to a shift to a recycling oriented society. Remodeling our pulping machines (pulper) and improving and reinforcing dust removal equipment (screens) have enabled us to use various types of recovered paper". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "We use hard-to-recycle recovered paper, which was previously disposed of as waste, as material for containerboard to contribute to a shift to a recycling oriented society. Remodeling our pulping machines (pulper) and improving and reinforcing dust removal equipment (screens) have enabled us to use various types of recovered paper". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "We use hard-to-recycle recovered paper, which was previously disposed of as waste, as material for containerboard to contribute to a shift to a recycling oriented society. Remodeling our pulping machines (pulper) and improving and reinforcing dust removal equipment (screens) have enabled us to use various types of recovered paper". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          9/11
          • Commitment details
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management"
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management"
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management"
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management"
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management"
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "We procure only materials that are traceable from their logging source to distribution routes and proved to have been legally logged from forests where sustainable forest management"
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
      • Reporting and Implementation
        6/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            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 protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Time-specific monitoring statement
          4/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Time-specific monitoring statement
          4/4
          "The Daio Paper Group has established a due diligence manual to verify the legality of its procurement of wood-based raw materials. It conducts investigations on all domestic and overseas suppliers of its wood-based raw materials regarding their distribution route from logging to woodchip production. This investigation ensures that all wood-based raw materials delivered to the Daio Paper Group have been logged legally, and once a year, the effectiveness of this investigation is verified through audits by external organizations."
        • 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
          Partial
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          7,392,000 tonnes
          Daio Paper reported their aggregate total volumes in FY2016 as 7,392,000 tonnes.
      • Social Considerations
        0/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    27/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    6/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Daio Paper Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of paper products with business segments in paper and paperboard, and home and personal care.

Sector
Industry sector 
Paper & packaging
Segments
Processor
HQ
HQ 
Japan
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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Daio Paper

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