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  • Overall approach
    3/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      3/4
      Zero deforestation/Deforestation-free commitment or, for timber, pulp & paper companies only, commitment to well implemented harvest and no deforestation of HCV & HCS areas
      3/4
      "The collaborative work that FRIALTO develops with the National Wildlife Federation - NWF is lined up with the actions applied by the company and reflects our commitment to the environment conservation, working exclusively with suppliers whose properties are free from deforestation [...] Furthermore, the company is committed to deepen the monitoring throughout its supply chain progressively with purpose to ensure that the purchase of cattle comes from farms that do not have deforestation."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      0/1
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
  • Commodity score
    16/88
    • Beef
      16/88
      • Commitment Strength
        8/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          9/11
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            "The collaborative work that FRIALTO develops with the National Wildlife Federation - NWF is lined up with the actions applied by the company and reflects our commitment to the environment conservation, working exclusively with suppliers whose properties are free from deforestation [...] Furthermore, the company is committed to deepen the monitoring throughout its supply chain progressively with purpose to ensure that the purchase of cattle comes from farms that do not have deforestation."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "The collaborative work that FRIALTO develops with the National Wildlife Federation - NWF is lined up with the actions applied by the company and reflects our commitment to the environment conservation, working exclusively with suppliers whose properties are free from deforestation [...] Furthermore, the company is committed to deepen the monitoring throughout its supply chain progressively with purpose to ensure that the purchase of cattle comes from farms that do not have deforestation."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "The collaborative work that FRIALTO develops with the National Wildlife Federation - NWF is lined up with the actions applied by the company and reflects our commitment to the environment conservation, working exclusively with suppliers whose properties are free from deforestation [...] Furthermore, the company is committed to deepen the monitoring throughout its supply chain progressively with purpose to ensure that the purchase of cattle comes from farms that do not have deforestation."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Target date is current - see 3.2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/9
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Social Considerations
        0/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        7/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: National Wildlife Federation
          "The joint work that FRIALTO develops with the National Wildlife Federation - NWF is in line with the actions taken by the company and reflects our commitment to environmental conservation, working exclusively with suppliers whose properties are free from deforestation."
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
          Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          Reports location of company-owned processing facilities
          1/4
          Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          Reports location of company-owned processing facilities
          1/4
          In what country(ies) does the company operate and/or source material?: Brazil

          What is the total area in production (in ha)?: 0 ha
          Frialto publishes a list of its production units, with addresses and contact details for each.
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes, using an internal verification system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes, using an internal verification system
          4/4
          If so, what jurisdictions and mechanisms does the company use?: Not specified

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          Does the company use a certification system?: No

          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: No
          [translation] "In addition, the company undertakes to progressively deepen monitoring throughout its supply chain so that it can ensure that the purchase of cattle comes from farms that do not have deforestation."
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    8/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    7/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Frialto is a Brazilian meat company producing and trading beef. Frialto is selected as a powerbroker for beef.

Sector
Industry sector 
Agri commodities
Segments
Producer, Processor
HQ
HQ 
Brazil
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Maxxy, Maxiboi, Frialto, Frialto Grill

How we assess the Forest 500

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