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  • Overall approach
    2/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Commodity-specific
      0/6
      Timber; Pulp & Paper
      (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1.00/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1.00/1
      UN Global Compact
      "This Statement of Principles reflects the commitment of_x000D_ MASISA with the Global Compact of the United Nations."
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      (Translation) "Masisa commits to participate to achieve these sustainability goals [Forest conservation] for humanity".
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    23/86
    • Pulp & Paper
      19/86
      • Commitment Strength
        11/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          11/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests; Certification
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No
            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
        • 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
          2/6
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • 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
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            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
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          Yes
          4/4
          Both
          "Masisa has established a communication process for anonymous or straightforward grievance related to the compliance of its Business Principles, Ethical Behavior Standards and Conflicts of Interest (whistleblowing)".
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
      • 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
    • Timber
      27/86
      • Commitment Strength
        18/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          18/21
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests; Certification
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Target date
            Current
            2/2
            Target date
            Current
            2/2
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
      • Reporting and Implementation
        9/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          3/6
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            4/4
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
        • Reporting is independently verified
          2/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2.7/2.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2.7/2.7
            certification
            (Translation) "MASISA was a pioneer in the industry having the international certification Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) in its all forestry property, which ensure a responsible management of the plantations".
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.7
        • 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
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Both
          "Masisa has established a communication process for anonymous or straightforward grievance related to the compliance of its Business Principles, Ethical Behavior Standards and Conflicts of Interest (whistleblowing)". 
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
      • 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
    15/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    8/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Grupo Nueva is a forestry company based in Chile. Its subsidiary, Masisa, operates in the business of wood boards across Latin America

Sector
Industry sector 
Furniture & flooring, Home improvement
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
Chile

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