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  • Overall approach
    0/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/4
    • 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
    • Leather
      21/88
      • Commitment Strength
        6/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          4/11
          • Commitment details
            Protects priority forests (including High Conservation Value)
            2.7/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Protects priority forests (including High Conservation Value)
            2.7/8
            "Produce leathers respecting the environment by controlling environmental impacts, meeting legal requirements and continuously improving the use of natural resources (WATER) and thus preventing pollution. Every supplier slaughterhouse signs a declaration stating that the cattle purchased for slaughter do not come from farms that fall under the following items: Farms located within the Amazon Biome, where the map can be accessed at the following link: ftp://geoftp.ibge.gov.br/mapas/tematicos/mapas_mrais/biomas.pdf."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Location
            Applies to Amazon Biome only
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "Produce leathers respecting the environment by controlling environmental impacts, meeting legal requirements and continuously improving the use of natural resources (WATER) and thus preventing pollution. Every supplier slaughterhouse signs a declaration stating that the cattle purchased for slaughter do not come from farms that fall under the following items: Farms located within the Amazon Biome, where the map can be accessed at the following link: ftp://geoftp.ibge.gov.br/mapas/tematicos/mapas_mrais/biomas.pdf."
          • 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
          3/9
          • Commitment details
            Downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, no compliance check
            2.7/5.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, no compliance check
            2.7/5.3
            (For leather companies only) Do they have a traceability commitment which goes back to the birth farm?: Only to the slaughterhouse of origin 
            "Fuga Couros S/A has formalized controls and procedures that guarantee the traceability of the leathers that are processed in its unit. This system makes it possible for more than 90% of the leather produced to be traced back to the slaughterhouse of origin and the date of slaughter."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Indirect suppliers
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • 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
            Current 
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          They say this in their ethics conduct (which applies to their supply chain and also their own operations): [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values ​​and principles established in this code of conduct. Workers, without distinction, have the right to join unions or form unions and participate in collective bargaining. The use of child labor or labor is prohibited. [...] There is no forced or involuntary labor. There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation. The confidentiality of information exchanged in the course of activities must be respected and never used for illegal purposes or individual gain."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          This is stated in their code of conduct which refers to their supply chain and also their own operations: [translation] "There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation."
        • 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
        9/50
        • 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
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          [translation] "AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION: The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions." [...] The scope of the code of conduct: [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values and principles established in this code of conduct."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No
          "If you have any complaints, compliments or suggestions regarding the company Fuga Couros S/A regarding the environment, fill out the form here and send it to us. All types of communication will be evaluated and later answered."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Total/partial volume reported: 1000 hides per day 
          [translation] "5 tanneries. Information about capabilities. For a.: This unit, located in the state of Mato Grosso, in the city of Várzea Grande, has a built-up area of 3,000m² and processes 1,000 hides/day."
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "(Code of conduct encompasses labour rights.) AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions."
        • 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 in production (in ha)?: 0 ha

          In what country(ies) does the company operate and/or source material?: Brazil
          [translation] "5 tanneries listed with their addresses.: Rodovia MT 351 – KM 3,5 CX Postal 94 – Capão Grande – CEP 78184-000; Rodovia BR-158, Km 99, Vila Santo Antonio – CEP: 79500-000; Rodovia BR-153, Km 1.323,5 – Fazenda São Germano, Zona Rural; Rodovia Vitório Prandi, Km 01 • CEP 15700-000; Rua José Fuga, nº 1155 • CEP 99150-000"
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Beef *
      15/88
      • Commitment Strength
        4/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          4/11
          • Commitment details
            Protects priority forests (including High Conservation Value)
            2.7/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Protects priority forests (including High Conservation Value)
            2.7/8
            "All of its suppliers (slaughterhouses) sign a declaration stating that the cattle purchased for slaughter did not originate from farms that fall under the categories below: Farms located within the boundaries of the Amazon Biome region of which location can be accessed through the following link: ftp://geoftp.ibge.gov.br/mapas/tematicos/mapas_murais/biomas.pdf"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Location
            "All of its suppliers (slaughterhouses) sign a declaration stating that the cattle purchased for slaughter did not originate from farms that fall under the categories below: Farms located within the boundaries of the Amazon Biome region of which location can be accessed through the following link: ftp://geoftp.ibge.gov.br/mapas/tematicos/mapas_murais/biomas.pdf"
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "All of its suppliers (slaughterhouses) sign a declaration stating that the cattle purchased for slaughter did not originate from farms that fall under the categories below: Farms located within the boundaries of the Amazon Biome region of which location can be accessed through the following link: ftp://geoftp.ibge.gov.br/mapas/tematicos/mapas_murais/biomas.pdf"
          • 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
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          They say this in their ethics conduct (which applies to their supply chain and also their own operations): [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values ​​and principles established in this code of conduct. Workers, without distinction, have the right to join unions or form unions and participate in collective bargaining. The use of child labor or labor is prohibited. [...] There is no forced or involuntary labor. There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation. The confidentiality of information exchanged in the course of activities must be respected and never used for illegal purposes or individual gain."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          This is stated in their code of conduct which refers to their supply chain and also their own operations: [translation] "There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation."
        • 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
        6/50
        • 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
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          [translation] "AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION: The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions." [...] The scope of the code of conduct: [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values and principles established in this code of conduct."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Environmental
          "If you have any complaints, compliments or suggestions regarding the company Fuga Couros S/A regarding the environment, fill out the form here and send it to us. All types of communication will be evaluated and later answered."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "(Code of conduct encompasses labour rights.) AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions."
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
    • Pulp & Paper *
      11/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/6
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          0/5
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/6
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          They say this in their ethics conduct (which applies to their supply chain and also their own operations): [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values ​​and principles established in this code of conduct. Workers, without distinction, have the right to join unions or form unions and participate in collective bargaining. The use of child labor or labor is prohibited. [...] There is no forced or involuntary labor. There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation. The confidentiality of information exchanged in the course of activities must be respected and never used for illegal purposes or individual gain."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          This is stated in their code of conduct which refers to their supply chain and also their own operations: [translation] "There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation."
        • 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
        6/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          [translation] "AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION: The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions." [...] The scope of the code of conduct: [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values and principles established in this code of conduct."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own
          "If you have any complaints, compliments or suggestions regarding the company Fuga Couros S/A regarding the environment, fill out the form here and send it to us. All types of communication will be evaluated and later answered."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "(Code of conduct encompasses labour rights.) AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Soy *
      11/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/8
          • 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
        • 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
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          They say this in their ethics conduct (which applies to their supply chain and also their own operations): [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values ​​and principles established in this code of conduct. Workers, without distinction, have the right to join unions or form unions and participate in collective bargaining. The use of child labor or labor is prohibited. [...] There is no forced or involuntary labor. There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation. The confidentiality of information exchanged in the course of activities must be respected and never used for illegal purposes or individual gain."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          This is stated in their code of conduct which refers to their supply chain and also their own operations: [translation] "There must be no discrimination in hiring, remuneration, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual preference, union membership or political affiliation."
        • 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
        6/50
        • 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
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          [translation] "AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION: The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions." [...] The scope of the code of conduct: [translation] "Therefore, our suppliers, intermediary and final customers, representatives and employees must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the country where operations are carried out and also seek to develop relationships with their own supply chains in accordance with the values and principles established in this code of conduct."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own

          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Environmental
          [translation] "If you have any complaints, compliments or suggestions regarding the company Fuga Couros S/A regarding the environment, fill out the form here and send it to us. All types of communication will be evaluated and later answered."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          (Code of conduct encompasses labour rights.) [translation] "AUDIT OR CONTRACT TERMINATION The contracting company reserves the right to verify the supplier's or representative's compliance with this Code of Conduct. When verifications or audits demonstrate deficiencies in any of these areas, any one of them should strive to implement a program, within a reasonable time of improvement (repair) so that it is in compliance. The records of these operations must follow the procedures proposed by the quality management system. Should any of the companies become aware of acts or conditions that do not comply with this Code of Conduct, it reserves the right to request corrective actions."
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    3/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    7/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    5/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Fuga Couros S/A is a Brazilian leather manufacturer engaging in the production and marketing of hides and skins. The company also operates in cattle-breeding and slaughterhouses. Fuga Couros S/A is selected as a powerbroker for leather and is also assessed for its exposure to soy, beef and paper packaging.

Sector
Industry sector 
Agri commodities, Apparel & footwear, Accessories & luggage, Agriculture
Segments
Producer, Trader, Processor
HQ
HQ 
Brazil
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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