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  • Overall approach
    0/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      0/1
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    31/86
    • Pulp & Paper
      31/86
      • Commitment Strength
        23/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/15
          • 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
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          11/11
          • 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
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
        • 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
        7/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          4/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            "Among the packaging paper produced by the Group, 98% were made from recovered paper and only 2% from timber virgin pulp". "To preserve natural resources, the Group has primarily used waste paper instead of virgin pulp as a raw material in papermaking". 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "We have also obtained the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody (FSCCOC) certification, a proof that the Group values its product quality and the sustainability of forest operations". 
          • 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
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • 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
          Partial
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Gold Best Holdings subsidary, Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited reports their total annual production of 6.18 million tons in aggregate. 
      • 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
    23/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    7/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Gold Best Holdings is a manufacturing and trading pulp and paper company based in the British Virgin Islands. Its subsidiary, Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd, operate in the business of packing paper.

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

Top Brands

Lee and Man paper, Liwen bamboo, Hengqi Brand Bamboo Series

How we assess the Forest 500

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