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  • Overall approach
    4/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Zero-deforestation
      4/6
      Commodities (if applicable): Beef
      "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
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    18/84
    • Beef
      18/84
      • Commitment Strength
        14/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          14/17
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            8/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            8/10.7
            "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
            3/3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            3/3
            "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/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            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."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
            Target date is current - see 3.2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/2
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/1
      • Social Considerations
        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 commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • 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 a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Works with National Wildlife Federation
          [Translation] "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 the conservation of the environment, 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
          0/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          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
          What is the total area of land (in ha) that is available for future production, e.g. concessions?: 0 Not specified

          For what percent are boundaries disclosed?: 0 Not specified

          From what sub-national jurisdiction(s) does the company source material?: 0 Not specified

          What is the total area in production (in ha)?: 0 Not specified

          For what percent are point locations (of holdings under conservation) disclosed?: 0 Not specified

          For what percent are boundaries (of holdings under conservation) disclosed?: 0 Not specified

          For what percent are boundaries (of certified land holdings) disclosed?: 0 Not specified

          What types of ecosystems are these?: 0 Not specified

          For what percent are point locations (of land holdings and processing facilities) disclosed?: 0 Not specified

          In what jurisdiction(s)/subnational region does the company operate and/or source material?: 0 Not specified

          What is the total area (in ha) of natural ecosystem on land owned, managed, or controlled by the company?: 0 Not specified

          What is the total land area owned, managed, or controlled by the company for the forest risk commodity?: 0 Not specified

          For what percent are point locations (of certified land holdings) disclosed?: 0 Not specified

          What type of conservation designation and/or conservation status is used?: 0 Not specified

          In what country(ies) does the company operate and/or source material?: Brazil
          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 monitoring system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using an internal monitoring system
          4/4
          Does the company use a certification system?: No

          What tools, processes, bodies carry out monitoring of the company's production or processing operations?: Not specified

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: No

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

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

          If so, what jurisdictions and mechanisms does the company use?: Not specified
          "In addition, the company is committed to progressively deepening the monitoring of its entire supply chain so that it can ensure that the purchase of cattle comes from farms that do not have deforestation."
  • Commitment strength
    14/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    4/38
    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

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